News: Education

Perth Zoo offers summer exhibitions and entertainment

The closure of Perth Zoo earlier this year due to COVID-19, reinforced the Zoo being an important place for the whole community - not only children - and so they have created a summer…

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Dec 28, 2020 Education / Entertainment / Events /


Rackley Swimming announces opening of ninth Gold Coast pool

Rackley Swimming has announced the opening of their ninth Gold Coast pool - Rackley Swimming Hope Island - on 2nd January 2021, making it the group’s 25th swimming school in…

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Dec 24, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Venues /


Crowdfunding success sees Aussie Ark acquire wildlife refuge

Conservation organisation Aussie Ark has announced that following a successful month of crowdfunding, they have been able to acquire the Curricabark property which sits on 250 hectares of…

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Dec 23, 2020 Education / Environment / Finance /


Lifeguard Bruce Hopkins recognised at World Leader Summit

High profile professional lifeguard and Waverley Council’s Head Lifeguard at Sydney’s Bondi, Tamarama and Bronte beaches, Bruce ‘Hoppo’ Hopkins has been recognised…

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Dec 22, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Retrial scheduled after deadlocked jury dismissed in Sydney swim teacher’s sexual abuse trial

The jury in the trial of Sydney swimming teaching Kyle Daniels has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict for the majority of his child sexual abuse charges. With Daniels…

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Dec 22, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Legal /


New Community Leisure and Recreation Planning text a product of authors’ decades of experience

Ken Marriott, John Tower and Katie McDonald are pleased to announce the publication of their new book, Community Leisure and Recreation Planning. The book, published by Routledge in…

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Dec 19, 2020 Consultants / Education / Recreation /


FITREC cites Fair Work Ombudsman advice in ongoing battle over registration of industry professionals

FITREC has highlighted advice received from the Fair Work Ombudsman in its ongoing dispute with fitness registration bodies Fitness Australia and Physical Activity Australia. Highlighting…

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Dec 18, 2020 ByNigel Benton Education / Fitness / Legal /


Belgravia Leisure’s achievements in aquatic programs and facilities recognised at AUSTSWIM Awards

Belgravia Leisure’s inclusive aquatic venues and passionate swim teachers have been recognised at this year’s AUSTSWIM Awards. Honouring AUSTSWIM teachers, presenters and…

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Dec 18, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


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