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Published by Peter Ford
Sep 9, 2020 in Insurance

Standing in the way of the obvious: The NSW Court of Appeal confirms the broad statutory definition of recreational activity

When does volunteering at a sporting venue become a dangerous recreational activity? The NSW Court of Appeal continues to apply a broad interpretation to recreational activity in upholding the defence of obvious risk of dangerous recreational activities. Author: Renee MageeJudgment date: 21 August 2020Citation: Carter v Hastings River Greyhound Racing Club [2020] NSWCA 185Jurisdiction: NSW Court of AppealPrinciplesThe obvious risk defence in...
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