News: Safety

Boy in Easter Mornington Peninsula carnival ride incident dies in hospital

A six-year-old boy has died four days after he was critically injured when he fell from a carnival ride on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula. Paramedics were called to the carnival in…

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Apr 22, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Safety /


Royal Life Saving launches National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards

Royal Life Saving Society – Australia has announced the launch of the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards - designed to acknowledge the achievements of aquatic facilities and…

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Apr 21, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Recreation / Safety /


Child critically injured in ‘after-hours’ carnival ride incident

WorkSafe Victoria has advised that a five-year-old boy who was critically injured when he fell from a ride on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula on Easter Monday may have been on the ride…

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Apr 18, 2017 Attractions / Events / Safety /


Consulting engineer rebuts Australian Women’s Weekly ride safety ‘investigation’

In the wake of a so-called investigation into theme park ride safety in the Australian Women’s Weekly magazine, leading amusement ride consulting engineer Brian Bradley has written a…

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Apr 16, 2017 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Volunteers praised as Surf Life Saving season draws to an end

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is praising its volunteer lifeguards for a job well done as another season draws to an end with no drownings between the flags. Easter traditionally marks the…

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Apr 15, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Tourism /


Trampolines and AFL the leading cause of children’s recreational injuries in Western Australia

Participation in AFL and trampoline incidents have been identified as the leading cause of sport and recreation activities causing injuries to children and youth that result in visits to…

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Apr 15, 2017 Recreation / Safety / Sport /


MCG steps back from plans to develop roof walk attraction

The Melbourne Cricket Club has shelved plans to create a roof walk and zip line at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In February last year, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) secured $650,000 in…

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Apr 14, 2017 Attractions / Safety / Tourism / Venues /


Cyclone Cook hits Easter tourism as it moves along New Zealand’s east coast

Hundreds of people in New Zealand have been evacuated from some coastal areas as the second major storm in just over a week made landfall near the North Island town of Whakatane. Weather…

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Apr 14, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism /


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With poor hygiene identified as a deterrent to member satisfaction in aquatic, fitness, recreation and sport facilities, Wow Wipes anti-bacterial/disinfectant wipes offer a simple, low-cost way for…

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