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Coronial inquest begins into 2016 Dreamworld fatalities

A Coronial inquest is set to commence on the Gold Coast this morning into the four fatalities that occurred on Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids in October 2016. In advance of the…

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

 
 

Former Cricket NSW staff member faces jail over cancer fraud

Former Cricket NSW Development Officer Melissa Quinn, who raised $45,000 after falsely claimed she had cancer, has been sentenced to two years' jail. Having pleaded guilty to fraud…

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Jun 13, 2018 Legal / Sport / Wellness /

 
 

High ropes company says schoolboy’s injury not due to its equipment

The company responsible for a high ropes course that hospitalised a 14-year-old schoolboy with critical neck injuries maintains the incident had "nothing to do with the misuse or…

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Jun 6, 2018 Education / Legal / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

ACCC fines Jenny Craig over misleading promotional campaign

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has fined weight loss group Jenny Craig $37,800 for allegedly making false or misleading representations in its ‘10kg for…

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Jun 6, 2018 Legal / Marketing / Wellness /

 
 

FIFA makes criminal complaint against ticket reseller Viagogo

World football governing body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against Viagogo over the resale site’s unauthorised sales of tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which starts in…

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Jun 5, 2018 Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /

 
 

NSW ticket resale laws come into effect with maximum $22,000 penalties

New ticket resale laws have today come into effect in NSW that make it illegal to re-sell a ticket for an event for more than 10% above the original price. An individual faces a maximum…

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Jun 1, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

SafeWork SA workplace safety inspectors at ‘significant risk of corruption’

The wide-ranging powers invested in South Australia's workplace safety inspectors put them at "significant risk of corruption, including bribery and coercion", according to a…

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Jun 1, 2018 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Viagogo faces UK investigation as Minister urges boycott

The United Kingdom's National Trading Standards body has opened an investigation into the ticket website Viagogo for persistently misleading consumers, hours after a UK Government…

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May 31, 2018 Entertainment / Legal / Retail / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

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