News: Legal

High Court rules balloon operator can face charges over rider death

The High Court has ruled that Central Australian hot air balloon operator Outback Ballooning can be prosecuted under Northern Territory laws over the death of a woman guest in 2013.…

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Feb 25, 2019 Legal / Safety / Tourism /


NSW Government list of ‘higher risk’ festivals dubbed a ‘fiasco’ by organisers and industry groups

The NSW Government’s announcement that its new licensing scheme for music festivals, which will start from 1st March, will only apply to 14 specified “higher risk”…

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Feb 23, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Court injunction halts demolition of Sydney’s Allianz Stadium

A Judge in the NSW Land and Environment Court has granted an interim order preventing the developer Lendlease from carrying out hard demolition works on Sydney’s Allianz Stadium.…

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Feb 22, 2019 Legal / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Equipment owners struggle to secure parts for Avanti products

In answer to frequent queries by owners of Avanti Fitness products, Australasian Leisure Management advises that, to the best of its knowledge, parts for Avanti Fitness equipment are no…

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Feb 22, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Legal / Retail /


SportAccord Gold Coast event generates exhibitor interest

The organisers of the Gold Coast edition of SportAccord have advised of significant exhibitor uptake for the upcoming event, just a few months after SportAccord began inviting participation…

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Feb 22, 2019 Legal / Marketing / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Ardent Leisure losses rise as guests fail to return to Dreamworld

Ardent Leisure's has announced that its losses for the first-half of the financial year rose to $21.8 million as guest numbers remain stagnant at its flagship Dreamworld attraction.…

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Feb 22, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Industry and music bodies slam NSW Premier for creating ‘confusion and uncertainty’ for festival organisers

Australia’s leading organisations representing the live music, live performance and festivals sectors have come together to issue a joint statement condemning NSW Premier, Gladys…

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Feb 21, 2019 Events / Government / Legal / Safety / Venues /


Media storm as Mum is asked to stop breastfeeding in NSW public pool

A NSW mother says she is “embarrassed and ashamed” after she was asked to leave a NSW aquatic centre having been breastfeeding in the swimming pool. The mother, who first…

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Feb 19, 2019 Aquatics / Legal / Wellness /


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