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Coroner seeks proof that all Dreamworld rides had safety certification

The Coroner presiding over the Dreamworld inquest has demanded to see certificates proving all of the theme park’s rides were properly registered, specifically focusing on the five…

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Oct 19, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Dreamworld manager denies obstructing Queensland Police investigation during emotional Coronial inquiry testimony

A former Dreamworld executive has denied obstructing the Queensland Police investigation into the deaths of four people on the Thunder River Rapids ride in October 2016, breaking down while…

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Oct 19, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Cricket fans warned against buying Big Bash tickets from resellers

Fans of the Big Bash League have been urged to avoid buying tickets from the secondary market ahead of the 2018/19 season of the cricket competition. Teams including the Adelaide Strikers…

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Oct 18, 2018 Legal / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Review finds ‘dysfunctional culture’ in Cycling NZ’s high performance programme

A review into the Cycling New Zealand High Performance programme has substantiated media allegations about former Head Sprint Coach Anthony Peden. Following allegations over bullying and…

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Oct 18, 2018 Legal / Safety / Sport /


Families cry as Dreamworld supervisor delivers tearful statement of sympathy over ride fatalities

Families of four people killed at Dreamworld were brought to tears yesterday at the inquest examining their deaths, after a supervisor from the Gold Coast theme park offered his…

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Oct 18, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Sport Australia announces new integrity role appointment

Sport Australia General Manager of Sport Business Andrew Larratt has announced the appointment of Katrina Schildberger to the agency in a key integrity management role. Set to commence her…

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Oct 17, 2018 Legal / Security / Sport /


Coroner seeks to have Dreamworld inquest extended

The Coroner heading the inquiry into the October 2016 fatalities at Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld is seeking to have the hearings extended by a week so as to avoid them dragging on into…

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Oct 16, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Technology / Tourism /


Dreamworld inquest told $3,000 water level sensor would have prevented tragedy

The Coronial inquest into the deaths of four people at Dreamworld in October 2016 was today told that the fatalities would have been prevented by the installation of a water level sensor…

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Oct 15, 2018 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


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