News: Legal

Rugby Australia Chief Executive says code ‘didn’t back down’ on Folau settlement

Rugby Australia Chief Executive, Raelene Castle has rejected media reports that the confidential settlement of the ongoing legal dispute between the code and former Wallaby Israel Folau was…

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Dec 6, 2019 Finance / Legal / Sport /


Rugby Australia and Israel Folau settle legal dispute with mutual apologies

Rugby Australia and former Wallaby Israel Folau have apologised to each other as part of a confidential settlement reached over the former rugby star's sacking earlier this year. With…

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Dec 4, 2019 Culture / Legal / Sport /


Live Performance Australia seeks answers from Google as Viagogo advertising returns

With Viagogo appearing to once again be advertising on Google, Live Performance Australia has sought urgent clarification from the search engine giant about the terms by which the…

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Dec 4, 2019 Finance / Legal / Marketing / Technology / Ticketing /


Sydney FC slams security at GMHBA Stadium following fan expulsions

Sydney FC has criticised security staff at Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium after several of its fans were removed from its away A-League clash with Western United on Sunday. Reports have…

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Dec 2, 2019 Legal / Security / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government to scrap Sydney lockout laws from 2020

The NSW Government has announced that Sydney’s unpopular lockout laws are set to be scrapped from 14th January next year. Introduced by then NSW Premier Mike Baird in 2014, the…

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Nov 29, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Viagogo acquires rival ticket reseller StubHub in US$4 billion deal

Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo has announced a US$4 billion deal to buy its rival StubHub, in the biggest ever transaction in the secondary ticketing market. With eBay having been…

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Nov 25, 2019 Entertainment / Finance / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Drug Free Sport NZ holds successful first anti-doping conference

The welfare of athletes and national sports organisations (NSOs) in anti-doping was the theme of Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) first annual anti-doping conference, held in…

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Nov 19, 2019 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


Uncertainty surrounds circumstances leading to man’s death at Perth public swimming pool

The death of a Perth father in what media are calling a "freak pool accident" at the City of Stirling's Leisurepark Balga is being investigated. Reports suggest that…

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Nov 15, 2019 Aquatics / Legal / Safety /


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