News: Legal

Australian Parliament agrees legislation to create Tribunal to handle doping and integrity breaches

The Australian Parliament has passed legislation to set up a new sports integrity body, the National Sports Tribunal, on a two-year trial basis. The organisation’s powers will…

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Sep 11, 2019 Legal / Sport /


Victorian hospitality venues pledge to halt workplace sexual harassment

Venues in Victoria are joining forces to stamp out sexual harassment in hospitality workplaces. Following new research showing sexual harassment is rife in bars and restaurants, almost 60…

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Sep 10, 2019 Hospitality / Legal / Venues /


Fair Work Ombudsman reveals audit of stadia cleaning contractors

The Fair Work Ombudsman has revealed that it conducted surprise audits last week at AAMI Park in Melbourne, ANZ Stadium in Sydney and GIO Stadium in Canberra to analyse the cleaning…

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Sep 9, 2019 Hospitality / Legal / Sport / Venues /


Hong Kong gym sales staff jailed over membership sales fraud

Two sales staff at a Hong Kong gym have been jailed for three weeks for breaking the Trade Descriptions Ordinance in the Chinese Special Administrative Region. Marking the first time…

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Sep 9, 2019 Billing / Fitness / Legal /


Investigation begins into how Sydney gym was knocked down during nearby demolition

SafeWork NSW has commenced an investigation into how a building on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, which housed a gym and a massage clinic, was irreversibly damaged during demolition work…

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Sep 6, 2019 Fitness / Insurance / Legal / Safety /


Rider suffers suspected spinal injury at Royal Adelaide Show carnival

A woman has been taken to hospital this afternoon after suffering suspected spinal injuries on a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show. Show organiser the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural…

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Sep 4, 2019 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety /


Environment Protection Authority Victoria invites feedback on new standards

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has invited comments on new environmental regulations and standards that will apply from July 2020. The new regulations and standards are…

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Sep 3, 2019 Environment / Legal / Safety /


Former Sydney baseball coach facing multiple charges of abuse of young players

NSW Police have charged a 70-year-old former baseball coach over allegations he physically abused young players, including filming assaults, over more than 20 years. NSW Police allege the…

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Aug 29, 2019 Legal / Sport /


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