News: Legal

Children fall 8 metres to the ground after winds lift inflatable slide into the air in Western Sydney

Three children were injured in Western Sydney last weekend when winds lifted an inflatable slide, described in some reports as a ‘jumping castle’, into the air. On a day of…

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Oct 25, 2019 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety /


Details emerge of Daintree zipline fatality

The man who died after falling more than 10 metres at the Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours in the Daintree Rainforest north of Cairns on Tuesday has been named as Dean Sanderson, a 50-year-old…

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Oct 24, 2019 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


IAAF President Sebastian Coe to address Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association conference in Perth

Lord Sebastian Coe, President of world athletics governing body the IAAF, has been revealed as the opening keynote speaker at the 2019 Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Sports…

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Oct 23, 2019 Legal / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government’s failure to consult sees festivals threaten to move interstate

Major music festivals including Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival and Laneway Festival are among events threatening to relocate interstate following the NSW Government’s move to…

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Oct 22, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Western Australian Government to lift junior drag racing ban

Advising that “significant safety improvements have been put in place” for the sport, the Western Australian Government is to lift its suspension of junior drag racing imposed…

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Oct 19, 2019 Legal / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne media cast doubts over ASADA’s handling of Essendon doping scandal

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has defended its handling of the 2012 drug supplements saga after claims in a Melbourne newspaper that it manipulated evidence relating…

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Oct 16, 2019 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


NSW Government to ignore Coroner’s pill testing recommendation as it reintroduces festival management laws

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has again ruled out the prospect of introducing pill testing at music festivals despite a leaked draft Coroner's report recommending the move.…

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Oct 16, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Adelaide Venue Management Corporation warns fans over unofficial Coopers Stadium website

The Adelaide Venue Management Corporation (AVMC) has issued an online warning to consumers looking to purchase tickets for A-League matches at Coopers Stadium. AVMC, which manages the…

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Oct 15, 2019 Entertainment / Legal / Sport / Technology / Ticketing /


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