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Monash University study finds festival drug-checking services could reduce deaths

An analysis of all drug-related deaths at music festivals across Australia over the past decade has revealed that most incidents are related to young people and the use of MDMA mixed with…

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Jan 19, 2024 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Events / Legal / Wellness /


Future of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts set to head back to Court

The troubled Ruapehu Alpine Lifts on New Zealand’s North Island will be the subject of further upcoming Court action after new claims were lodged over Christmas. The operator of…

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Jan 19, 2024 Attractions / Finance / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


Surf Coast hospitality sector targeted by Child Employment Watchdog

Officers from Wage Inspectorate Victoria are visiting the Surf Coast hospitality sector this week, inspecting cafes and takeaway businesses from Lorne to Torquay to monitor compliance with…

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Jan 15, 2024 Finance / Hospitality / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Nike urged to compensate 4,200 garment workers in Thailand and Cambodia

Global sportswear giant Nike is being urged non-profit groups Human Rights Watch and Clean Clothes Campaign to pay US$2.2 million in unpaid wages to pay 4,200 workers in Thailand and…

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Jan 14, 2024 Finance / Legal / Retail / Sport /


Perth Motorplex advises patrons to ‘beware of the scams’

Western Australian motorsport venue the Perth Motorplex has released advise on social media warning patrons to 'beware of the scams'. Australian Leisure Management understands…

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Jan 10, 2024 Legal / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


Site of proposed ACTVENTURE waterpark and resort to be sold as developer’s company enters administration

A company owned by the developer behind the proposed ACTVENTURE waterpark and resort on the Sunshine Coast has gone into administration, with the land to be put on the market. First…

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Jan 5, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Legal / Tourism / Waterparks /


Concert ticket scams on the rise in Hong Kong

Over 1,200 cases of online scams involving concert tickets were recorded in Hong Kong in the first 10 months of 2023, resulting in a total loss of HK$11 million (US$1.4 million) - a rise…

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Jan 5, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Inspectors step in as scalpers mark up tickets for Taylor Swift Melbourne concerts by more than 400%

Taylor Swift fans are being warned about buying resale tickets for the singing star’s upcoming sold-out concerts at the MCG - with ticket scalpers and resellers reported to be…

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Jan 4, 2024 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


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