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NSW Government’s failure to consult sees festivals threaten to move interstate

Major music festivals including Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival and Laneway Festival are among events threatening to relocate interstate following the NSW Government’s move to…

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Oct 22, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Western Australian Government to lift junior drag racing ban

Advising that “significant safety improvements have been put in place” for the sport, the Western Australian Government is to lift its suspension of junior drag racing imposed…

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Oct 19, 2019 Legal / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Melbourne media cast doubts over ASADA’s handling of Essendon doping scandal

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has defended its handling of the 2012 drug supplements saga after claims in a Melbourne newspaper that it manipulated evidence relating…

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Oct 16, 2019 Legal / Sport / Wellness /

 
 

NSW Government to ignore Coroner’s pill testing recommendation as it reintroduces festival management laws

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has again ruled out the prospect of introducing pill testing at music festivals despite a leaked draft Coroner's report recommending the move.…

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Oct 16, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Adelaide Venue Management Corporation warns fans over unofficial Coopers Stadium website

The Adelaide Venue Management Corporation (AVMC) has issued an online warning to consumers looking to purchase tickets for A-League matches at Coopers Stadium. AVMC, which manages the…

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Oct 15, 2019 Entertainment / Legal / Sport / Technology / Ticketing /

 
 

Iranian women attend Tehran football international for first time in decades

Women have attended a FIFA World Cup qualifier in the Iranian capital of Tehran after being freely allowed to enter a football match for the first time in decades. Having effectively been…

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Oct 13, 2019 Culture / Legal / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Adelaide Festival Centre executive fights back against online ticket scalpers and reseller sites

While it may be easier for venues, promoters and ticketing agencies to wash their hands of patrons ripped off by unscrupulous ticket scalpers - after all, they usually know they are buying…

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Oct 13, 2019 Entertainment / Legal / Venues /

 
 

Tamworth Country Music Festival executive to address inaugural Australian Festival Industry Conference

After revealing a number of recognised figures in festival management who will address the Australian Festival Industry Conference in Coffs Harbour later this month across, Carol Hughes,…

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Oct 12, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /

 
 

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