News: Insurance

Ardent Leisure facing potential $80 million liability in wake of Dreamworld inquest

Shares in Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure have dropped to a new low this week after analysts suggested it could face massive financial liabilities over the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy.…

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Jun 28, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Insurance / Legal / Tourism /


Another trampoline centre closure with demise of Townsville’s Launch Zone

The Launch Zone trampoline centre in Townsville, once described as Australia’s largest indoor trampolining arena, has closed its doors, with the space now available for rent. Opened…

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May 2, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Insurance / Safety /


ACC and ExerciseNZ combine to reduce gym accidents

The Accident Compensation Corporation and the Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) have partnered together to focus on reducing accident rates and costs in the gym and…

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Oct 1, 2018 Fitness / Insurance / Safety / Wellness /


Commercial trampoline centre operators struggle to secure insurance

Following rapid growth in the number of commercial trampoline arenas over recent years which, according to one operator, sees Australia with more centres per capita than any other country,…

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Sep 15, 2018 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Recreation / Safety /


Golf Australia teams with JLT as official risk partner

Golf Australia and Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Australia have revealed a three-year partnership, with JLT becoming the Official Risk Partner of Golf Australia and the ISPS Handa…

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Jan 10, 2018 Events / Golf / Insurance / Safety /


Inside Sport launches 2018 Clubbies Awards

Inside Sport magazine, with the backing of insurers Sportscover and the Confederation of Australian Sport (CAS) have announced details of the 2018 Clubbies Awards. Now entering its third…

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Dec 28, 2017 Insurance / Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Closed Melbourne go-kart complex ravaged by fire

A Melbourne go-kart attraction, closed since early April, has been severely damaged in a fire. Dozens of firefighters were in attendance at the Fun City Sunshine go kart centre in…

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May 5, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Insurance / Safety /


Family of boy decapitated on US water slide to receive multi million dollar settlement

The family of Caleb Schwab, who died in August last year after riding on the world’s tallest waterslide at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, USA, have reportedly received a…

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May 5, 2017 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Safety / Waterparks /


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