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Philanthropists offer help to Sydney’s beleaguered Carriageworks

More than 15 parties, including high-profile philanthropists, have come forward to offer their support to beleaguered Sydney arts institution Carriageworks as administrators assess the…

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May 25, 2020 Arts / Finance / Legal / Venues /


FOMO music festival enters liquidation with $5 million owing

Popular Brisbane-based music festival FOMO has collapsed owing $5 million to creditors. The national one-day event was wound up last week, with creditors advised the festival was…

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May 21, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Legal / Venues /


Creditors vote for liquidation of NBL’s Illawarra Hawks

Creditors have voted to liquidate the remaining assets of NBL franchise the Illawarra Hawks after the team was put into administration for the second time in five years. A report from…

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May 18, 2020 Finance / Legal / Sport /


Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Services manager says people should take ‘modest step’ back into natural places

Tasmanians able to return to the state's national parks are being urged not to "go crazy and roam wild" as Coronavirus visiting restrictions are lifted to allow access green…

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May 15, 2020 Environment / Legal / Parks / Wellness /


Fair Work Commission rules against Village Roadshow Theme Parks worker who opposed being forced to take leave

A landmark case has seen the Fair Work Commission rule against an employee who opposed Village Roadshow Theme Parks forcing her to take leave. In an indication that workers are not happy…

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May 15, 2020 Attractions / Finance / Government / Legal / Tourism /


Prime Minister Morrison says role was in giving authority on grant announcements

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed the role of his office in the controversial Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program prior to the last Federal election was in…

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May 13, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Prime Minister Morrison denies misleading Parliament over involvement in sports rorts

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied he misled Parliament regarding his role in the pre 2019 election allocation of grants from the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant…

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May 11, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Police watchdog say strip searches of teenagers at music festivals were ‘illegal’

A NSW Police watchdog investigation into strip searches at events including Splendour in the Grass in 2018 and the Lost City Music Festival in 2019 has found that they were unlawful. The…

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May 9, 2020 Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


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