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Further delay to Hillcrest jumping castle inquest as Coroner still denied access to WorkSafe report

An inquest into the deaths of six Tasmanian children in the 2021 Hillcrest jumping castle tragedy is still unable to proceed following today’s Supreme Court decision ruling against…

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Oct 10, 2023 Attractions / Education / Legal / Safety /


Compliance blitz finds 99% of NSW pubs and clubs free of outdoor gambling signage

Liquor and Gaming NSW (L&GNSW) conducted a month-long compliance blitz and found nearly 99% of pubs and clubs inspected in NSW are now free of external gambling-related signage. This…

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Oct 8, 2023 Government / Hospitality / Legal / Marketing /


World Aquatics cancels Swimming World Cup open category competitions after failing to attract entrants

World Aquatics, the international governing body of water sports, has announced the cancelation of debut events in its open category for self-identified transgender swimmers at the…

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Oct 6, 2023 Aquatics / Legal / Sport /


Bikini Body Training Company takes rival trainer to Court to halt launch of fitness app

The Bikini Body Training Company, previously owned by high profile fitness trainer Kayla Itsines is seeking a Supreme Court injunction to stop the launch of a potentially competing…

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Oct 6, 2023 Fitness / Legal / Technology / Wellness /


New Zealand Government to back Ruapehu Alpine Lifts operations with further $7.35 million

The New Zealand Government is to back the financially troubled Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) with a further $7.35 million in funding. Representing the fourth cash injection from the Crown in…

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Oct 3, 2023 Finance / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


Cycling New Zealand updates transgender policy to align with world cycling ban

Cycling New Zealand (CNZ) has advised that it has updated its policy on transgender athletes to bring it inline with a decision made in July by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the…

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Oct 3, 2023 Legal / Sport /


Two dead after attending Sydney music festival

Two men are dead and 10 other people have been taken to hospital after attending Sydney music festivals held amid the weekend’s high temperatures. NSW Health confirmed the two men…

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Oct 1, 2023 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Former Sunshine Coast boxing gym owner fined for not complying with Working with Children Check

Matthew James Long, the former co-owner of the Noosa Box Office gym on the Sunshine Coast has been fined $1500 for not holding a Working with Children Check 'Blue Card'. Long,…

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Sep 27, 2023 Fitness / Legal / Safety / Security /


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