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NSW Government to apply tough new licence conditions to dance music festival organiser

Following the death of a teenage festival goer at its Knockout Games of Destiny event in Sydney at the weekend, promoter Harder Styles United is set to be hit with tough new licence…

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Dec 11, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety / Venues /

 
 

Viagogo agrees to UK competition authority demands on ticket resales

Ticket reseller Viagogo has advised that it has reached a “ground-breaking settlement” with the UK Competition and Markets Authority bringing an end to the legal dispute between…

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Dec 8, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Retail / Sport /

 
 

Dreamworld reputation savaged at inquest

The reputation of Australia's largest theme park has been savaged during the inquest into the deaths of four tourists at Dreamworld. The inquest into the deaths of Cindy Low, Kate…

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Dec 7, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Final days of inquest into Dreamworld fatalities sees calls for new initiatives in theme park safety

A major overhaul of theme park safety including mandatory major inspections has been proposed as part of evidence submitted into the Coronial inquest into fatalities at Gold Coast theme…

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Dec 6, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

UK court ruling set to see Viagogo having to reimburse fans

Viagogo could be forced to pay back millions of pounds to United Kingdom fans who bought tickets through the site only to be turned away at the door. A landmark court order against Viagogo…

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Dec 1, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Retail / Sport /

 
 

ASIC launches action against two former Tennis Australia directors

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has launched federal court action against the former directors of Tennis Australia, Harold Mitchell and Stephen Healy, for…

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Nov 19, 2018 Finance / Legal / Sport /

 
 

Man convicted for habitat destruction in Victorian conservation reserve

A man has been convicted in the Bendigo Magistrates Court after Parks Victoria caught him felling and removing trees and illegally destroying habitat in the Shelbourne Nature Conservation…

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Nov 13, 2018 Environment / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Swim coach Scott Volkers committed to stand trial on indecency charges

Swimming coach Scott Volkers has been committed to stand trial on five counts of indecent treatment of a child. Queensland Police arrested and charged the high profile coach in October…

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Nov 9, 2018 Aquatics / Legal / Sport /

 
 

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