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ACCC confirms investigation of Boomers vs Team USA ticketing issues

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has confirmed it is investigating hundreds of complaints relating to International Basketball Series games between Australia and…

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Aug 24, 2019 Legal / Marketing / Retail / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Coroner calls for improved safety following death of eight-year-old junior drag racer

A Coronial inquest into the death of an eight-year-old girl while drag racing in Perth has delivered a range of recommendations to improve junior driver safety. Anita Board died from a…

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Aug 23, 2019 Legal / Safety / Sport /

 
 

England’s Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans

Manchester City of the English Premier League have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a…

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Aug 23, 2019 Legal / Security / Venues /

 
 

Police investigate juvenile crocodile theft from Kimberley wildlife park

An investigation is underway into the suspected theft of a baby crocodile from a popular wildlife park in northern Western Australia. Cinnamon, 15 months old and around 40cm long, was one…

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Aug 22, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Tourism /

 
 

Former Surf Life Saving NSW executive charged over $2.7 million fraud

Former Surf Life Saving NSW General Manager Matthew Hanks has been arrested over an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud against the charity. Hanks aged 50, presented himself this morning to…

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Aug 21, 2019 Aquatics / Finance / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Report suggests TEG considering refunds for disappointed Marvel Stadium basketball fans

With the withdrawal of elite basketball stars from the International Basketball Series games at Marvel Stadium this week leading to reports of unhappy fans, promoter TEG Live is understood…

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Aug 21, 2019 Legal / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Consumer Affairs Victoria issues advice on avoiding ticket scams

Following a significant increase in ticket-related complaints, Consumer Affairs Victoria has advised buyers to "stay mindful" when purchasing tickets to events. Reporting that,…

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Aug 20, 2019 Entertainment / Legal / Retail / Security / Ticketing /

 
 

Sapphire Coast search for ‘missing swimmer’ revealed as hoax

A search for a missing swimmer on NSW South Coast - that involved volunteers from five surf lifesaving clubs - has been revealed as a hoax. The three-day search commenced last Wednesday…

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Aug 20, 2019 Aquatics / Finance / Legal / Safety /

 
 

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