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New Zealand Commerce Commission begins court action against Viagogo

The New Zealand Commerce Commission is taking online ticket reseller Viagogo to court claiming it operaters in breach of the nation’s Fair Trading Act. The Commission is arguing that…

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Aug 15, 2018 Entertainment / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Swimmer suffers eye damage after using recalled Zoggs goggles cleaner

A Queensland swimmer has suffered "horrible pain" and damage to his eyes after applying a recalled anti-fog product to the inside of his goggles. Darren Lydeamore, who spent…

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Aug 14, 2018 Aquatics / Legal / Retail / Safety / Wellness /


FIFA-backed congress group dismisses FFA’s reform concerns

The FIFA-backed grouptasked with fixing Australian football’s governance crisis has rejected concerns from Football Federation Australia’s board about their proposals. The…

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Aug 14, 2018 Events / Legal / Sport /


NSW to ease regulations on paintball activities

Children aged from 12 years are to be allowed to to participate in paintball activities under reforms announced by the NSW government. NSW Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean has…

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Aug 8, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Recreation /


NSW Police Commissioner launches new strategy to redivert disengaged youth

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller is taking a new approach to youth engagement, today launching a strategy to connect disengaged youth to employment opportunities and support services.…

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Aug 8, 2018 Legal / Recreation /


New Zealand Rugby calls meeting to help fans tackle ticket resellers

New Zealand Rugby has called a national meeting with sport and entertainment industry stakeholders to discuss ways to tackle ticket resale and scalping. The meeting, which will be held on…

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Aug 8, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Australian tourism operator fined $3 million for manipulating TripAdvisor Reviews

The Federal Court of Australia’s imposition of a $3 million fine on hotel and apartment operator Meriton Suites for manipulating reviews posted by its guests on leading travel…

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Aug 7, 2018 Legal / Marketing / Tourism /


Cricket Tasmania Chief Executive reveals he apologised to Government Minister over executive’s comments

Cricket Tasmania Chief Executive Nick Cummins has reportedly advised that he called Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson to apologise for tweets that were critical of local abortion…

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Aug 3, 2018 Government / Legal / Sport / Technology /


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