News: Legal

Executive who worked on Infrastructure Grant Program no longer at Sport Australia

A senior Sport Australia executive identified in last week’s scathing Australian National Audit Office report no longer works for the government agency. Found to have had an…

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Jan 24, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Sport /


‘Sports rorts’ review to be assessed by Prime Minister’s department

Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, says he will take “whatever action” necessary to investigate the conduct of Nationals deputy leader and former Federal Sports…

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Jan 23, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


More than $1 million in sport grants given to nine clubs linked to Coalition MPs

More than $1 million in grants from the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program was handed to nine clubs that boast senior Coalition MPs as members or…

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Jan 22, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Creditors push Tough Mudder towards bankruptcy and sale to rival Spartan

With creditors of USA-based endurance race giant Tough Mudder Inc. attempting to push the endurance race giant into bankruptcy, the company’s majority shareholder, Will Dean, and its…

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Jan 21, 2020 Events / Finance / Legal / Recreation /


When Pilates ceased being a trademark and became a generic term

As Pilates grew in popularity from the 1970s and into the 1980s and beyond, the Pilates name was held in trademark and only people who went through a very specific program could use it.…

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Jan 19, 2020 Fitness / Legal / Marketing / Wellness /


Cricket coach alleged to have groomed boy granted bail in NSW

A cricket coach accused of grooming a teenage boy he was coaching in NSW's Illawarra region has been granted bail. NSW Police advised in a statement that detectives today raided…

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Jan 17, 2020 Legal / Sport /


Audit Office sports grants report cites ‘conflict of interest’ at Sport Australia

The Australian National Audit Office’s report into former Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie having allocated funds from the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant…

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Jan 16, 2020 ByNigel Benton Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Audit Office report confirms that Federal Government targeted marginal seats with potentially illegal sports grants

The Federal Coalition gave out $100 million in potentially illegal sports grants that favoured marginal seats prior to the last Australian election according to a report released today by…

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Jan 15, 2020 ByNigel Benton Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


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