News: Legal

AFL’s Western Bulldogs ordered to pay record fine to child sexual abuse victim

AFL club the Western Bulldogs have been ordered to pay $5.9 million in compensation by a Supreme Court jury to child sexual abuse victim Adam Kneale. After a three-week trial, he jury…

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Nov 9, 2023 Legal / Safety / Sport /


Fitness entrepreneur targets closing F45 gym sites

Media reports on the ongoing troubles of F45 Training and its franchisees have advised that around 150 of its gyms are in “distress”. Into this market, fitness entrepreneur…

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Nov 8, 2023 Finance / Fitness / Legal /


Bank warns consumers over ticketing scams ahead of summer of events

The National Australia Bank has warned consumers to be aware of social media scams that offer tickets to high-profile sold-out concerts over the coming months. After more than…

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Nov 3, 2023 Entertainment / Finance / Legal / Technology / Ticketing /


Fair Work Ombudsman recovers money for underpayment of Bondi hospitality staff

$164,635 in penalties has been secured in court by the Fair Work Ombudsman against the former operators of a bar and restaurant at Bondi, in eastern Sydney, for “extensive and…

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Nov 1, 2023 Finance / Hospitality / Legal /


Whakaari Management Limited found guilty as criminal proceedings close in White Island case

Whakaari Management Limited has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court of a health and safety charge relating to the 2019 eruption at White Island which led to 22…

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Oct 31, 2023 Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Ticketek hit with $500,000 penalty for repeated spam breaches

Ticketing platform Ticketek has paid a $515,040 infringement notice for breaching spam laws. The fine results an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) investigation which…

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Oct 31, 2023 Legal / Marketing / Ticketing /


Three year jail term for golf club treasurer who stole more than $475,000

A former accountant has been sentenced to a three year prison term after stealing more than $475,000 through his role as treasurer of a regional Victorian golf club. Bendigo-based Travis…

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Oct 28, 2023 Finance / Golf / Legal /


Police investigation after water polo coach found dead at elite Sydney school

An investigation is ongoing into the death of a young woman found deceased at St Andrew’s Cathedral School in central Sydney in what NSW Police have described as a “confronting…

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Oct 26, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Legal / Sport /


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