News: Legal

Judge rules that former Surf Life Saving NSW executive was ‘greedy and dishonest’

A NSW District Court judge has described former Surf Life Saving NSW General Manager Matthew Hanks as being “deceitful, dishonest and greedy” as he stole almost $2 million from…

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Nov 5, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal / Safety /


Netball Australia commits to tackling online abuse

Following a landmark meeting with the Australia’s eSafety Commissioner by the nation’s major sporting codes, Netball Australia and the Australian Netball Players Association…

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Nov 5, 2021 Legal / Sport / Technology /


Australian sports make united commitment to tackle online abuse of athletes

Senior representatives of more than 20 major Australian sporting organisations have signed a statement vowing to jointly address the scourge of online abuse of athletes following a…

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Nov 4, 2021 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Aquatic Centre lifeguard faces man who tried to drown her in ‘harrowing’ attack

A lifeguard from the Gore Aquatic Centre on New Zealand’s South Island faced the man who attacked her in April when he appeared for sentencing in the Court last Wednesday. Reading…

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Nov 1, 2021 Aquatics / Legal / Safety / Security /


New Logan PCYC set for 8th November opening

The new $14 million PCYC facility at Slacks Creek in the Logan City local government area in Brisbane’s south east is to be opened on 8th November. Aiming to be a focal point for…

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Oct 29, 2021 Fitness / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Swimming Australia halts support for ASL elite competition

Swimming Australia has reportedly suspended its support for the Australian Swimming League (ASL) in the wake of revelations that the new elite competition’s founder and principal…

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Oct 28, 2021 Aquatics / Events / Finance / Legal / Venues /


Doubts surround Australian Swimming League after revelation of major investor’s tax fraud conviction

Uncertainty over whether the Australian Swimming League - the Swimming Australia backed domestic swimming competition designed to fill the gap between big global events - will go…

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Oct 25, 2021 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Events / Finance / Legal /


Tribunal orders Bluesfest to pay 75% refund to stallholders over cancelled 2020 event

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ordered the organisers of Bluesfest at Byron Bay to refund 75% of the fees paid by 11 stallholders for the cancelled 2020 festival. The…

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Oct 23, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Venues /


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