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New laws see New Zealand grassroots sporting clubs fearing ‘extinction event’

Community sports clubs in New Zealand say they'll be wiped out if changes to the nation’s Incorporated Societies Act aren’t wound back before they take effect next year As…

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Jul 22, 2022 Finance / Legal / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Former NSW Sport Minister John Sidoti found corrupt by ICAC

NSW Parliamentarian and former NSW Minister for Sport John Sidoti has been found to have engaged in serious corrupt conduct by using his position to influence local councillors to benefit…

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Jul 20, 2022 Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Three men charged with murder over Sydney Royal Easter Show stabbing death

Three teenagers have been charged with murder by the NSW Police following the fatal stabbing of a carnival ride attendant at this year’s Sydney's Royal Easter Show. Uati…

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Jul 16, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Legal /

 
 

Licensing rule change sees under 18s banned from Splendour In The Grass festival

Less than two weeks before its staging, last-minute restrictions imposed by NSW Liquor and Gaming will prevent under 18s attending Byron Bay’s Splendour In The Grass festival unless…

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Jul 13, 2022 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety / Venues /

 
 

Insurance underwriter highlights the importance of liability waivers

For operators offering activities or services that pose a risk of injury to the participant, a liability waiver is recognised as a valuable tool to protect against being sued for damages.…

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Jul 12, 2022 Insurance / Legal / Safety /

 
 

Judge finds True Group Chief Executive mismanaged closures of Malaysia and Thai gyms

Months before the impending closures of True Group fitness chains in Malaysia and Thailand in June 2017, then Chief Executive Patrick John Wee Ewe Seng was still allowing the sale of new…

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Jul 11, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Legal / Wellness /

 
 

Live Nation Philippines threatens ‘legal action’ over unauthorised selling of Manila concert tickets

Promoter Live Nation Philippines has announced that it will be taking “legal action” over the alleged unauthorised selling of tickets for K-pop act SEVENTEEN‘s upcoming…

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Jul 9, 2022 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing /

 
 

Research highlights dangers of trampoline centres

Children who use trampolines at play centres are more likely to be seriously injured and need hospitalisation than those who trampoline at home according to newly published research. The…

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Jul 8, 2022 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

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