News: Legal

Brisbane-based ticket scammer gets five-year prison sentence

A serial conman who defrauded a dozen ticket buyers by pretending to sell them concert tickets online, has today been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison by a Court in Brisbane.…

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Jul 27, 2020 Entertainment / Finance / Legal / Technology / Venues /


Watchdog finds NSW Police conducted unlawful strip searches at music festivals

NSW’s Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) - the watchdog for NSW Police - has this week revealed that it has found further instances of illegal strip searches conducted by…

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Jul 23, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


World Wide Swim School partners with Child Safeguard

The Brisbane-based World Wide Swim School has partnered with Child Safeguard to provide the Aquatics Industry Child Safe Training. Child Safeguard is an award-winning firm that helps…

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Jul 23, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Legal / Safety /


Ardent Leisure faces three charges over 2016 Dreamworld ride fatalities

Ardent Leisure, the parent company of Dreamworld, has been charged under Queensland’s Work Health and Safety Act over the 2016 incident that killed four people when the Gold Coast…

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Jul 21, 2020 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Gold’s Gym acquired by German owners

US-based Gold’s Gym International, which filed for bankruptcy in May, has been acquired by German fitness and lifestyle brand the RSG Group GmbH. Hit hard by the economic shutdown…

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Jul 20, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Legal /


Lorna Jane fined $40,000 over ‘anti-virus’ claims for new clothing range

Brisbane-based active wear brand Lorna Jane has been fined almost $40,000 over claims that its tops and leggings could protect against Coronavirus. The Therapeutic Goods Administration…

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Jul 18, 2020 Fitness / Legal / Retail /


Collingwood club to finally review refers Heritier Lumumba’s racism allegations

Nearly three years after former player Héritier Lumumba first made allegations about racism that he experienced while playing AFL at Collingwood FC, the club is to launch an…

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Jun 23, 2020 Culture / Legal / Sport /


Sport Integrity Australia set to commence operations from 1st July

Working with sports and supporting them to strengthen the integrity landscape will be a primary focus for Sport Integrity Australia, when it commences operations on 1st July. Inaugural…

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Jun 19, 2020 Legal / Sport /


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