News: Aquatics

Cairns rescues highlight dangers of swimming in local waterways

The dangers of swimming in local waterways during the Cairns wet season have been highlighted through a series of recent rescues at a single Aloomba causeway. The causeway, which crosses…

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Jan 14, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Hastings District Council reports busy summer season at Splash Planet and community pools

Hastings District Council has advised that people have been heading to the its outdoor pools in droves since just before Christmas, with a “super busy summer season” seeing…

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Jan 14, 2019 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Retail / Waterparks /


Palmerston Water Park to become one of the coolest and safest places for Northern Territorians 

Palmerston Water Park is to benefit from the installation of CCTV cameras to complement a recently-completed new shade over the toddler pool. The Northern Territory Government has sought…

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Jan 14, 2019 Aquatics / Play / Safety / Waterparks /


Life Saving Victoria urges beachgoers to use technology to stay safe around the water

Life Saving Victoria is urging Victorians to use technology to keep safe around the water this week as high numbers of beachgoers are expected to cool off in the heat, with temperatures…

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Jan 14, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Technology /


Life Saving Victoria introduces new Safety Endorsement Program for pools

As part of the Victorian Safer Public Pools program, facilities can now be awarded a recognised safety endorsement from Life Saving Victoria (LSV).  A new three-tiered (bronze,…

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Jan 12, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Belgravia Leisure to add new outdoor play park at Knox Leisureworks

Knox City Council in Melbourne has announced the addition of an outdoor ‘leisure play park’ to its Knox Leisureworks facility as part of a five-year plan for its future growth…

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Jan 11, 2019 Aquatics / Play / Recreation /


Jump! Swim School responds to media reports of dissatisfied franchisees

Following reports in the mainstream media over the past 24 hours on dissatisfied franchisees, Jump! Swim School has issued a statement on its activities, explaining delays that franchisees…

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Jan 9, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /


Media slam Jump! Swim Schools over dissatisfied franchisees

Nine Entertainment media outlets A Current Affair and the Sydney Morning Herald have reported on Jump! Swim Schools franchisees being “left high and dry” and in debt as a result…

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Jan 8, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Legal /


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