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Ningaloo Reef snorkeller suffers serious injuries after being struck by humpback whales

A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of Western Australia. The 29-year-old woman was part of tour group…

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Aug 3, 2020 Environment / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


iTICKET urges New Zealand ticket buyers to shun Viagogo

Auckland-based ticketing company iTICKET has urged ticket buyers to avoid resale platform Viagogo after reportedly experiencing a slew of complaints since live events resumed in the…

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Aug 3, 2020 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing /


Activities halted and facilities closed as Victorian Government introduces Stage four Coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that Melbourne will be subject to Stage four lockdown Coronavirus restrictions to combat community transmission of COVID-19. Starting from…

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Aug 2, 2020 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety / Wellness /


Concerns over crowds’ failure to social distance during NRL clash at Sunshine Coast Stadium

Questions are being asked about an apparent lack of social distancing within the crowd in parts of the Sunshine Coast Stadium during today's NRL clash between the Melbourne Storm and…

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Aug 2, 2020 ByNigel Benton Legal / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne gym hosts anti-mask conspiracy theorists meeting

A group of Coronavirus conspiracy theorists have ignored social distancing requirements during a meeting at Melbourne gym. Held on Sunday at The Combat Athlete gym in the suburb of…

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Jul 31, 2020 Fitness / Legal / Safety / Wellness /


Intruder charged after breaking into Sydney Zoo and swimming in aquarium

NSW Police have charged a man who broke into the Sydney Zoo and swam with exotic fish in its aquarium. The 30-year-old allegedly entered Sydney Zoo in the city’s west, ignoring…

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Jul 31, 2020 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Safety / Security /


Ardent Leisure pleads guilty over 2016 Dreamworld ride deaths

Ardent Leisure, owners of Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld, have pleaded guilty to three charges relating to the deaths of four people in 2016. Charged with three counts of Failure to…

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Jul 29, 2020 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


‘No evidence’ of sexual assault on two-year-old at Sydney play centre

Following reports that a two-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at an indoor play centre in the Western Sydney suburb of Penrith on Sunday, NSW Police have advised that there is…

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Jul 29, 2020 ByNigel Benton Legal / Play / Recreation / Safety /


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