Green Tix release Playground Weekender refund news

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Just over a week after the 11th-hour cancellation of Playground Weekender due to flood warnings, ticket vendor Green Tix has released a statement regarding refunds. To ticket-buyers who chose the Credit Card payment option, Green Tix will process refunds today, Friday March 9 2012. However, for other refund enquiries regarding the event, you need to contact the PGW camp directly on Playground Weekender is expected to release its own statement this afternoon.

As reported by Australian music site Mess + Noise today, “the festival’s ongoing viability has come under scrutiny following revelations the company behind it – Playground Weekender Pty Ltd, trading as Playground Festivals Pty Ltd for the 2012 event – had filed for insolvency as early as February 14. While promoters have since maintained that a company restructuring was behind the decision to declare insolvency, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) documents reveal debts of more than $1.8-million.” Del Rio Resort also told Mess + Noise that the circumstances of the past few weeks would not affect its relationship with the festival. Read the full story.