News: Legal

Genting, Fox and Disney agree settlement in Malaysian theme park dispute

Genting Malaysia has reached a settlement agreement with 21st Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company that sees a dispute over the US-based businesses backing for Genting’s Malaysian…

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Jul 26, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Hospitality / Legal / Tourism /


George Calombaris dropped from Tourism WA marketing role

Embattled chef George Calombaris has been dumped from Tourism WA’s marketing campaign following the fallout of his company’s underpayment scandal. The MasterChef judge was last…

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Jul 25, 2019 Finance / Hospitality / Legal / Marketing / Tourism /


Athlete rights crucial to sporting integrity

A range of topics from World Athletics’ action on Caster Semenya to Mack Horton’s World Swimming Championship anti-doping protest, equal pay and the collective power of athletes…

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Jul 24, 2019 Culture / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


SafeWork SA halts circus after two performers suffer serious injuries in less than a week

A circus in Adelaide has been shut down after two performers were injured in separate incidents in less than a week, with one performer breaking his back and another breaking her wrist.…

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Jul 24, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Sydney day spa back-pays almost $66,000 to employees

The Fair Work Ombudsman has ordered the operator of a chain of day spas to pay almost $66,000 to 13 employees after admitting they were underpaid and that unlawful deductions were made from…

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Jul 24, 2019 Finance / Legal / Wellness /


Mack Horton and Swimming Australia face official rebuke over ‘drug cheat’ protest

Australian Olympic gold medallist Mack Horton will receive an official warning from world swimming governing body FINA after his refusal to stand on the podium with a rival he has…

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Jul 23, 2019 Aquatics / Legal / Sport /


Perth ticket scammer avoids jail over fraudulent sales

A concert ticket scammer who netted about $10,000 selling fraudulent concert tickets on Facebook and Gumtree and using stolen credit card details has avoided jail after being sentenced…

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Jul 20, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing /


NSW music festival deaths inquiry told trauma of strip-searches similar to that of sexual assaults

The Coronial inquest into the deaths of six young festivalgoers has today heard about the effects of ‘dehumanising’ body searches with a harm reduction campaigner and a…

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Jul 19, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Security / Venues /


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