News: 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 /


World Wide Swim School makes new team appointments to drive growth

Experiencing significant growth of its business operations, World Wide Swim School has announced the appointment of a General Manager and new Sales Executive. Susan Carter will be moving…

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Sep 3, 2019 Aquatics / Education / 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 /


Showbags given safety approval for Perth Royal Show

Consumer Protection WA has approved 270 Perth Royal Showbags after product safety inspectors checked about 1500 toys and novelty items that will be sold at the Perth Royal Show, Claremont…

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Sep 3, 2019 Attractions / Retail / Safety /


AALARA refutes reports of ride safety concerns at the Royal Adelaide Show

The Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has today issued a rebuttal to media reports of safety concerns described by SafeWork SA surrounding four rides…

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Aug 28, 2019 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety /


Inquiry calls for scrapping of NSW festival licencing scheme

A NSW Legislative Council Regulation Committee report from the ongoing inquiry into music festival regulations has called for the NSW Government’s controversial festival licence…

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Aug 28, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Hamilton City Council confident of safety of stand at Waikato Stadium

Hamilton City Council has advised that it is confident that the WEL Networks Stand at the FMG Waikato Stadium, which is likely to require seismic strengthening, is still safe for fans to…

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Aug 28, 2019 Design / Safety / Sport / Venues /


SafeWork SA highlights inconsistencies in Australian ride regulations ahead of Royal Adelaide Show

Undertaking ride safety inspections in advance of the Royal Adelaide Show, which opens on Friday, South Australian workplace health and safety body SafeWorkSA has highlighted…

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Aug 27, 2019 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety / Venues /


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Regupol Australia Pty Ltd offers a comprehensive range of recycled rubber fitness and leisure flooring surfaces. Their range of products include everroll rubber flooring, Regupol elastic…

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