News: Legal

Court hears that NRL off season incidents have ‘ruined’ Telstra’s brand

NRL sponsor Telstra has been reported as advising that bad behaviour by NRL players during the code’s ‘summer from hell’ has damaged its brand. Revealed this week in…

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Aug 4, 2019 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Transport Ministers agree national crackdown on vehicles displaying offensive messages

Federal and state transport ministers have agreed on a national strategy to crack down on vehicles with obscene and suggestive slogans. At a meeting in Adelaide this week, the Ministers…

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Aug 3, 2019 Legal / Tourism /


Victorian Government to investigate Crown casino crime allegations

Victoria’s Minister for Gaming and Consumer Affairs, Marlene Kairouz has ordered the state’s casino regulator to conduct a snap investigation into a flood of allegations made…

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Aug 2, 2019 Entertainment / Government / Hospitality / Legal /


Israel Folau launches court proceedings against rugby authorities over unfair dismissal claim

Sacked former rugby union international Israel Folau has launched court proceedings for unlawful termination against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs. Folau's multi-million-dollar…

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Aug 2, 2019 Legal / Sport /


Court judgement stops Caster Semenya competing at IAAF World Championships

South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya will not compete at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar in September after a Swiss court stood behind the world athletics governing…

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Jul 31, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport /


ASADA says confidentiality vital to anti-doping process

In a move to clarify the processes in the wake of swimmer Shayna Jack’s recent positive drugs test, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) has advised that…

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Jul 30, 2019 Aquatics / Legal / Sport /


Ticketmaster to introduce new anti-ticket scalping technology in Australia

Ticketmaster is to introduce its Safetix anti-scalping technology next year, with the AFL set to be among the first users. As reported by the Herald Sun, the technology will allow fans to…

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Jul 30, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Controversy mounts over transgender athlete’s weightlifting gold medal at Pacific Games

Controversy over New Zealand transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard winning gold at the Pacific Games in Samoa earlier this month is leading to new debate about whether trans woman have an…

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Jul 30, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport /


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