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Report reveals JUMP! swim school’s entity had ‘poor budgeting control’ and owes millions

A failed arm of the JUMP! Swim Schools group may have been trading while insolvent for close to three years, according to an administrators report. In a report to creditors released last…

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Jun 24, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /

 
 

Children arrested after fire destroys Big Brother house

Six youths have been arrested in relation to a fire that completely destroyed the abandoned Gold Coast set of reality television series Big Brother. The fire at the dilapidated mansion…

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Jun 24, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Whistleblower’s remains found buried under Chinese school sport facility

The remains of a teacher who disappeared more than 16 years ago in China have been found buried beneath the school he worked at. As reported by Beijing News, officials in the central city…

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Jun 22, 2019 Education / Legal / Sport /

 
 

Jump! Swim Schools faces court over ACCC claims it misled franchisees

In documents lodged with the Federal Court yesterday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has alleged that learn-to-swim facility franchisor JUMP! Swim Schools to…

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Jun 18, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /

 
 

Industry complaints sees Australian Competition and Consumer Commission demand music licensing reform

Music licensing body the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) is facing calls from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for improved transparency following…

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Jun 16, 2019 Entertainment / Fitness / Legal / Venues /

 
 

NSW Police investigate missing millions at Surf Life Saving NSW

Two Surf Life Saving NSW board members have temporarily stood aside amid NSW Police investigations into $3 million in missing funds at the water safety and sport organisation. Almost three…

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Jun 16, 2019 Legal / Safety / Sport /

 
 

Queensland Coroner recommends statewide safety reforms for mass gatherings and public events

Handing down the findings from the inquest into the death of a teenager at the Laura Rodeo and Campdraft, Queensland Coroner Nerida Wilson has this week recommended statewide safety reforms…

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Jun 14, 2019 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety / Venues /

 
 

Federal Court freezes JUMP! Swim Schools assets as ACCC seeks $4 million in refunds for franchisees

The assets of troubled learn-to-swim franchise JUMP! Swim Schools have been frozen by the Federal Court following an urgent application by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…

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Jun 14, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /

 
 

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