News: Safety

Margaret River Pro to remain on World Surf League schedule despite shark fears

Despite shark scares at its 2018 edition, the Margaret River Pro will remain on the World Surf League schedule after it secured a contract extension with the Western Australian Government…

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Feb 26, 2019 Events / Government / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


High Court rules balloon operator can face charges over rider death

The High Court has ruled that Central Australian hot air balloon operator Outback Ballooning can be prosecuted under Northern Territory laws over the death of a woman guest in 2013.…

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Feb 25, 2019 Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Solar project to light the way in and around the MCG and Yarra Park

EnergyAustralia and the Melbourne Cricket Club have announced a partnership to light the way for people travelling through the Yarra Park and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The link…

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Feb 24, 2019 Environment / Parks / Safety / Security / Technology /


NSW Government list of ‘higher risk’ festivals dubbed a ‘fiasco’ by organisers and industry groups

The NSW Government’s announcement that its new licensing scheme for music festivals, which will start from 1st March, will only apply to 14 specified “higher risk”…

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Feb 23, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Court injunction halts demolition of Sydney’s Allianz Stadium

A Judge in the NSW Land and Environment Court has granted an interim order preventing the developer Lendlease from carrying out hard demolition works on Sydney’s Allianz Stadium.…

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Feb 22, 2019 Legal / Safety / Sport / Venues /


AquaPulse earns Platinum Pool accreditation from Life Saving Victoria

Wyndham city’s AquaPulse facility has added to its stable of safety awards with Life Saving Victoria’s highest safety accreditation, the prized Platinum Pool award. In doing…

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Feb 22, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety /


Ardent Leisure losses rise as guests fail to return to Dreamworld

Ardent Leisure's has announced that its losses for the first-half of the financial year rose to $21.8 million as guest numbers remain stagnant at its flagship Dreamworld attraction.…

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Feb 22, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Three-day crowd safety course to be held in Perth

Parks and Leisure Australia’s Western Australian branch had combined with the UK's Manchester Metropolitan University to present a special Crowd Safety Course that will equip…

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Feb 21, 2019 Education / Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /


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