News: Legal

Inquest into child drag racer’s death at Perth Motorplex told sport had ‘almost flippant attitude’ to safety

A Coronial inquest into the drag racing death of eight-year-old Anita Board at the Perth Motorplex in November 2017 has heard the junior sport had "almost a flippant attitude" to…

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Feb 19, 2019 Legal / Sport / Venues /


New Zealand High Court Judge rejects Commerce Commission injunction against Viagogo

New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has failed to win an injunction to force Viagogo to change the way it does business with a High Court judge ruling in favour of the Switzerland-based…

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Feb 19, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing /


Responsible camping program launched in New Zealand

A program to educate and assess the principles of Responsible Camping has been launched in New Zealand. Up until now, New Zealand’s approach to Freedom Camping placed the emphasis on…

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Feb 17, 2019 Education / Environment / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


Australian Parliament to consider legislation to strengthen sporting integrity

The Australian Government yesterday has introduced two bills into the Parliament that aim to strengthen Australia’s sports integrity and implement the reforms announced by the…

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Feb 15, 2019 Government / Legal / Security / Sport /


Child dies at Darwin City Council playground

Northern Territory Police are investigating the death of a boy at a Darwin City Council playground on Wednesday. Nine-year-old Seth Tran Anderson died as a result of what has been…

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Feb 15, 2019 Legal / Play / Recreation / Safety /


LPA calls on NSW Premier to halt new regulations until proper industry consultation undertaken

Live Performance Australia has released an open letter sent to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for a “response to the live music industry’s request for a pause on…

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Feb 14, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Sport Australia welcomes creation of new integrity agency

Sport Australia has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie of the establishment of the new national sports integrity agency, Sport Integrity…

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Feb 13, 2019 Finance / Government / Legal / Sport /


Live Performance Australia fears NSW Government is risking the demise of world’s best festivals

Live Performance Australia has warned that NSW will be wiped off the map for future live music tours and festivals under heavy-handed new licensing plans being proposed by the NSW…

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Feb 13, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Venues /


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