News: Education

Education program teaches youth migrants how to stay safe in Australian waters

24 youths from culturally diverse backgrounds have been given the opportunity to learn how to swim at a two month tailored program at the AquaHub Pool in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon.…

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Jun 15, 2018 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Massive tower developments to fund relocation of Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

The NSW government wants to include two ‘super towers’ on the edge of the Parramatta River as part of the relocation of Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum (Museum of Applied Arts…

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Jun 12, 2018 Attractions / Education / Government / Venues /


Research shows seven percent of river users as being legally drunk

New research shows that as many as one-in-six people who swim in rivers are under the influence of alcohol, and nearly half of those swimmers are above the legal alcohol limit for driving.…

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Jun 7, 2018 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety /


EEAA launches campaign to encourage school leavers to chose careers in events

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has launched a campaign to encourage school leavers and early career professionals to choose “a career for life” in…

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Jun 7, 2018 Education / Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Venues /


High ropes company says schoolboy’s injury not due to its equipment

The company responsible for a high ropes course that hospitalised a 14-year-old schoolboy with critical neck injuries maintains the incident had "nothing to do with the misuse or…

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Jun 6, 2018 Education / Legal / Recreation / Safety /


Partnership delivers workshops for personal trainers in South Australia

A partnership between Fitness Australia and Recreation South Australia is providing opportunities for personal trainers and exercise professionals in South Australia to learn new…

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Jun 5, 2018 Education / Fitness / Marketing /


National symposium looks to synchronise swimming and water safety initiatives

As part of its work towards reducing the nation’s drowning statistics, Royal Life Saving Society - Australia last month convened the second National Swimming and Water Safety…

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Jun 1, 2018 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Macquarie University looks to reduce plastic bottle usage with Tap it initiative

Macquarie University’s 'Tap it’ campaign has been supported by CIVIQ with the introduction of eight drinking water stations in key locations around the campus. ‘Tap…

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May 29, 2018 Education / Environment / Recreation /


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