News: Legal

High Court to determine Aboriginal right to control access to popular camping beaches

The High Court is to hear an appeal over whether the public has legal access to beaches north of the Western Australian town of Broome. The Federal Court of Australia has already decided…

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Jun 28, 2019 Environment / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


NT WorkSafe issues amusement ride safety alert following country show accident

A safety alert has been issued by the Northern Territory's work safety watchdog warning of a risk of "serious injury or death" if amusement rides are not properly inspected…

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Jun 28, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Ardent Leisure facing potential $80 million liability in wake of Dreamworld inquest

Shares in Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure have dropped to a new low this week after analysts suggested it could face massive financial liabilities over the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy.…

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Jun 28, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Insurance / Legal / Tourism /


Man jailed for Bibbulmun Track attack

A truck driver who attacked two Finnish nationals as they hiked the popular Bibbulmun Track in Perth has been sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison. The West Australian…

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Jun 26, 2019 Environment / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Report reveals JUMP! swim school’s entity had ‘poor budgeting control’ and owes millions

A failed arm of the JUMP! Swim Schools group may have been trading while insolvent for close to three years, according to an administrators report. In a report to creditors released last…

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Jun 24, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /


Children arrested after fire destroys Big Brother house

Six youths have been arrested in relation to a fire that completely destroyed the abandoned Gold Coast set of reality television series Big Brother. The fire at the dilapidated mansion…

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Jun 24, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Safety /


Whistleblower’s remains found buried under Chinese school sport facility

The remains of a teacher who disappeared more than 16 years ago in China have been found buried beneath the school he worked at. As reported by Beijing News, officials in the central city…

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Jun 22, 2019 Education / Legal / Sport /


Jump! Swim Schools faces court over ACCC claims it misled franchisees

In documents lodged with the Federal Court yesterday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has alleged that learn-to-swim facility franchisor JUMP! Swim Schools to…

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Jun 18, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /


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