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YMCA Australia announces appointment of new National Chief Executive

The YMCA Australia (The Y) has announced the appointment of Tal Karp - lawyer, board director, management consultant, sports administrator, advocate, organisational strategist and former…

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Dec 3, 2021 Aquatics / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


New legislation establishes Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee

The Queensland Government has passed legislation to establish an organising committee for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Passed in the state Parliament yesterday,…

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Dec 3, 2021 Events / Government / Legal / Sport / Venues /


Vaccine certificates mandated at Ngai Tahu Tourism attractions

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has announced all visitors to its attractions across New Zealand will be required to show proof of vaccination from Friday 3rd December. As part of the wider Te…

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Dec 1, 2021 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


World Athletics publishes study into online abuse of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

In line with its commitment to making athletics a safe and welcoming environment for participation, World Athletics has published the findings of a study conducted during the Tokyo 2020…

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Nov 29, 2021 Legal / Safety / Sport /


Ongoing need for better governance of national sports federations

A new study of governance in national sports federations across 15 countries on four continents show that the organisations fail on a number of governance criteria particularly those that…

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Nov 26, 2021 Education / Finance / Legal / Sport /


International Olympic Committee releases new guidance on inclusion of transgender athletes

New advice from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) says there should be no assumption that a transgender athlete automatically has an unfair advantage in female events. In its new…

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Nov 26, 2021 Legal / Sport /


Former Broome tourism operator sentenced to nine years in jail over child sex offences

A formerly well-known figure on the tourism scene in Western Australia’s Kimberley region has been sentenced to nine years in jail after pleading guilty to more than 30 child sex…

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Nov 25, 2021 Legal / Tourism /


Risk management the key to way out of attractions industry’s insurance crisis

The reported insurance crisis in Australia’s attractions industry and related sectors could be reduced if operators adopted higher standards of risk management according to Adrian…

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Nov 18, 2021 Attractions / Events / Insurance / Legal / Safety /


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