News: Legal

Perth ticket scammer pleads guilty over social media sales of fake concert tickets

A 19-year-old Perth woman who sold forged festival and concert tickets to more than 100 people has this week pleaded guilty in a Perth court to 28 counts of fraud. Hannah Rebecca Valentine…

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May 10, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Restored wellbeing measures endorse councils’ community focus

Local Government New Zealand has noted its “delight” at the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill having passed its third and final reading in Parliament last…

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May 8, 2019 Government / Legal / Wellness /


Governing bodies must add value to sport

First day presentations at the SportAccord convention on the Gold Coast have heard about how a variety of legal issues affecting sport - including doping, match-fixing and rival…

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May 7, 2019 Legal / Sport /


Israel Folau guilty of breaching Rugby Australia’s code of conduct

Israel Folau has been found guilty of a 'high level breach' of Rugby Australia's player code of conduct after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.…

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May 7, 2019 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


Rival competitions a threat to established sporting leagues

The SportAccord 2019 convention, which is taking place all this week on the Gold Coast, has focussed on the opportunities, challenges and threats to institutional sport in its LawAccord…

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May 7, 2019 Events / Legal / Sport /


High demand for MCG Boxing Day Test tickets leads to anti scalping action

Following a high demand for tickets for the 2019 Boxing Day Test against New Zealand at the MCG, the Victorian Government is declaring the game a major event under the Major Events Act…

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May 7, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Victoria Police issue arrest warrant for Melbourne amusement hire operator accused of arson against competitors

An amusement business owner accused of insurance fraud and launching arson attacks on competitors has failed to appear in Court to answer charges. Facing 10 counts of arson, Awesome Party…

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May 3, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal /


Mushroom Group launches new neighbouring rights venture

The Mushroom Group has announced that it has joined forces with neighbouring rights specialist Susan Cotchin to form a new neighbouring rights company, Good Neighbour. Neighbouring rights…

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Apr 30, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Legal /


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