News: Legal

‘Heart breaking and confusing’ time for caravan parks operators, guests and RV travelling community

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia has advised that a series of closures of caravan parks and camping grounds as part of measures to reduce the impact of the Coronavirus has,…

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Mar 26, 2020 Government / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


Landmark Sydney beaches closed as social distancing regulations enforced

Bondi Beach is one of a number of popular Sydney locations to be closed by the NSW Government in an effort to enforce social distancing measures. After images emerged on Friday of large…

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Mar 22, 2020 Aquatics / Legal / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Step Into Life exercise franchise facing potential collapse

With owner John Cargnello facing prosecution on child pornography charges, the Step Into Life franchise is reportedly on the brink of collapse. Franchisees within the outdoor group…

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Mar 20, 2020 Fitness / Legal / Retail /


Former Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie could be personally liable over infrastructure grants

A legal expert addressing the Senate inquiry into the allocation of funds from the controversial Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program has suggested that former Federal Sports…

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Mar 12, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Sport /


NRL’s Bulldogs lose $2 million sponsorship following player scandal

The NRL's Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have reportedly lost a $2 million major sponsorship deal with family restaurant chain Rashays as a result of a 'serious' code of conduct…

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Mar 11, 2020 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Child sex charges against swim coach Scott Volkers will not proceed

Charges against swim coach Scott Volkers have been permanently stayed and will not proceed after a Court found it would be "unfairly and unjustifiably oppressive" to allow him to…

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Mar 10, 2020 Aquatics / Legal / Sport /


Viagogo pledges to submit to New Zealand law ahead of Commerce Commission action

The Commerce Commission has dropped injunction proceedings against online ticket reseller Viagogo after the Switzerland-based company made changes to its site and advised that it had…

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Mar 5, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Federal Government announces appointment of National Sports Tribunal Chief Executive

The Federal Government has appointed leading sport administrator and Court of Arbitration of Sport judge John Boultbee as Chief Executive of Australia’s new National Sports…

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Mar 4, 2020 Government / Legal / Sport /


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