News: Legal

Israel Folau guilty of breaching Rugby Australia’s code of conduct

Israel Folau has been found guilty of a 'high level breach' of Rugby Australia's player code of conduct after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.…

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May 7, 2019 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Rival competitions a threat to established sporting leagues

The SportAccord 2019 convention, which is taking place all this week on the Gold Coast, has focussed on the opportunities, challenges and threats to institutional sport in its LawAccord…

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May 7, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport /


High demand for MCG Boxing Day Test tickets leads to anti scalping action

Following a high demand for tickets for the 2019 Boxing Day Test against New Zealand at the MCG, the Victorian Government is declaring the game a major event under the Major Events Act…

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May 7, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Victoria Police issue arrest warrant for Melbourne amusement hire operator accused of arson against competitors

An amusement business owner accused of insurance fraud and launching arson attacks on competitors has failed to appear in Court to answer charges. Facing 10 counts of arson, Awesome Party…

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May 3, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal /


Mushroom Group launches new neighbouring rights venture

The Mushroom Group has announced that it has joined forces with neighbouring rights specialist Susan Cotchin to form a new neighbouring rights company, Good Neighbour. Neighbouring rights…

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Apr 30, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Legal /


Pill testing saves lives at ACT’s Groovin the Moo festival

The lives of seven young people were potentially saved at the weekend when a second pill testing trial at the Groovin the Moo festival in Canberra identified lethal substances. Patrons…

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Apr 30, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Wellness /


California Fitness liquidators’ report shows chain operated at a loss for more than three years

Nearly three years after the abrupt closure of the California Fitness gym group in Hong Kong and Singapore, liquidators for its parent company JV Fitness have ended creditor and former…

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Apr 27, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Legal /


Leading goal post supplier reminds sports ground contractors and managers of dangers of non-compliant goals

Abel Sports General Manager John Cann is concerned that with increasing demand for portable/moveable football (soccer) goals, many sports ground contractors and managers are not aware of…

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Apr 24, 2019 Legal / Safety / Sport /


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