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Landmark Federal Court decision impacts casual engagement model

The recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court in the matter of WorkPac v Skene1 is set to create an enormous challenge for businesses across all sectos of the leisure industry,…

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Sep 18, 2018 Finance / Legal /


City of Canning sues firms over green claims for Cannington Leisureplex

The City of Canning is suing the architects and consultants behind its multimillion-dollar Cannington Leisureplex facility, alleging they made “misleading or deceptive” claims…

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Sep 17, 2018 Aquatics / Design / Environment / Legal / Recreation /


NSW Premier vows to ban Sydney music festival after drug deaths

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to halt future editions of Sydney music festival Defqon.1 after two young people died and another two are in a critical condition after multiple…

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Sep 16, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Venues / Wellness /


Commercial trampoline centre operators struggle to secure insurance

Following rapid growth in the number of commercial trampoline arenas over recent years which, according to one operator, sees Australia with more centres per capita than any other country,…

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Sep 15, 2018 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Recreation / Safety /


Out-of-court settlement ends Cricket Australia abortion comment sacking saga

Angela Williamson, the Hobart woman sacked by Cricket Australia for using social media to criticise the Tasmanian Government's policies on abortion services, has reached a confidential…

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Sep 14, 2018 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


Viagogo responds to calls for Google AdWords service to reject its resales

Under pressure from a UK Parliamentary enquiry and consumer groups, ticket reseller Viagogo has hit back at calls for Google to take action against the resale site as it continues to…

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Sep 12, 2018 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Technology / Ticketing /


New Zealand’s Tourism Industry Association call for law change to permit shark cage diving

The Tourism Industry Association has advised that a Court ruling to ban shark cage diving in New Zealand is a disappointing outcome based on outdated legislation and is calling on the New…

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Sep 5, 2018 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Tourism /


FFA to review policy governing ethnic heritage of clubs

In the wake of recent controversies over some clubs being prevented from dislaying logos and motifs with their ethnic heritage, Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced a review of…

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Sep 5, 2018 Culture / Legal / Sport /


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