News: Legal

Overtourism leads to indefinite closure of iconic Thai bay

Tourism officials in Thailand have advised that Maya Bay, location for the Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Beach, is to be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the damage caused…

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Oct 3, 2018 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Tourism /


Bali looks to ban badly behaved temple tourists

Authorities in Bali are looking at banning tourists from posing in bikinis, doing yoga or any other inappropriate behaviour in front of sacred temples after mounting criticism of the…

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Sep 27, 2018 Attractions / Culture / Legal / Tourism /


Man charged over alleged sexual assault at Adelaide Aquatic Centre

A man who allegedly sexually assaulted a stranger in a spa at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre at the weekend has faced Court. South Australian prosecutors alleged in Court yesterday that the…

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Sep 26, 2018 Aquatics / Legal / Recreation /


Ardent Leisure facing naming challenges with new Dreamworld simulator ride

Ardent Leisure is reportedly facing a series of obstacles with the branding of its new ‘flying theatre’ simulator ride at Dreamworld. Following an abortive attempt to register…

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Sep 26, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Marketing / Tourism /


Tasmanian Council pushes ahead with by-laws banning people from public places

The Clarence City Council in southern Tasmania is pushing ahead with a by-law that allows it to ban people from public places, despite concern from the Tasmania's Police Commissioner…

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Sep 23, 2018 Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Premier announces panel to look into drug issues at music festivals

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced she will appoint a panel to look into the management of music festivals and drug taking during the events following the overdose deaths of two…

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Sep 19, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Venues / Wellness /


AFL finals tickets pulled from online resale as Victorian authorities investigate scalpers

Resale of tickets for AFL finals have been removed from auction website eBay and classified site Gumtree as Victorian authorities launch a series of investigations into ticket scalping. As…

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Sep 18, 2018 Government / Legal / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


New Parks Victoria Act looks to strengthen park management

New legislation governing the management of Parks Victoria re-creates the organisation as an independent statutory authority while strengthening its role in protecting, conserving and…

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Sep 18, 2018 Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


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