News: Legal

Royal Life Saving introduces new conflict management course for the aquatic industry

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has developed a new course on how to manage conflicts, specifically tailored for those working in the aquatic industry. The course has been developed…

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Aug 25, 2020 Aquatics / Legal / Safety /


Decline in income forces AFL to restructure operations with 20% of staff to be cut

The AFL has today announced that it is to cut key members of its senior management team as part of making around 20% of its workforce redundant within a restructure prompted by an expected…

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Aug 24, 2020 Finance / Legal / Marketing / Sport /


FILEX Virtual Summit to feature three industry-leading panel discussions

Aiming to equip fitness businesses and professionals with key learnings during the challenges of 2020, the FILEX Virtual Summit is returning on 11th and 12th September 2020, featuring…

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Aug 24, 2020 Education / Finance / Fitness / Legal / Wellness /


Lawyer warns that Gymnastics Australia inquiry will reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations

A lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned that "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent review into Gymnastics…

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Aug 23, 2020 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


Fitness Australia secures support for exercise to be classed as an ‘essential service’ from Victorian shadow sport minister

Fitness Australia’s ongoing advocacy for gyms to be considered essential services due to the important role regular and consistent exercise in physical and mental health has been…

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Aug 21, 2020 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety / Wellness /


Lawyer Paula Robinson named Queensland Academy of Sport Chair

Leading sport and entertainment lawyer Paula Robinson, the former Head of Legal for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, has been appointed as Chair of the Queensland Academy of Sport…

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Aug 21, 2020 Events / Legal / Sport /


NRL warns of ‘strongest possible’ penalties for racial abuse by fans at Central Coast Stadium

The NRL has announced that it will enforce the “strongest possible” penalties on spectators who are alleged to have yelled racist comments at Penrith Panthers Indigenous…

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Aug 17, 2020 Legal / Sport / Venues /


Football Queensland’s Chairman and Chief Executive sue former FFA executive

Football Queensland Chairman Ben Richardson and its Chief Executive, Robert Cavallucci, have reportedly commenced defamation proceedings against whistleblower and former Football…

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Aug 14, 2020 ByNigel Benton Legal / Sport /


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