News: Safety

Australian Leisure Facilities Association echoes concerns raised in 2017 National Drowning Report

The Australian Leisure Facilities Association (ALFA) has responded to 2017 National Drowning Report, advising that the comprehensively researched report highlights some areas of great…

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Sep 15, 2017 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Dreamworld to remove mountain surrounding its Eureka Mountain Mine Ride

Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld has today announced the removal of the mountain that surrounds the long-defunct Eureka Mountain Mine Ride. While the decaying foam mountain will soon be a…

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Sep 14, 2017 Attractions / Design / Safety / Tourism /


Australian software providers join forces to support swim schools

Leading software provider Jonas Leisure has joined forces with Udio, an Australian-made course management program developer, to make life easier for swim schools and aquatic facilities by…

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Sep 14, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /


Small increase in Australia’s annual drowning numbers

The newly released Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2017 shows 291 people died as a result of drowning in Australia in the 2016/17 financial year, a 3% increase on the 2015/16…

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Sep 12, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Wellness /


ACT Aquatic Industry Awards recognise achievements of individuals and organisations

A wide range of individuals and organisations have been saluted at the ACT Aquatic Industry and Water Safety Awards, with the Gungahlin Leisure Centre securing two trophies, the Gold Star…

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Sep 11, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Safety /


Nominations invited for Royal Life Saving Society - Australia board positions

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has announced that is seeking to recruit and appoint independent Directors to its Board for the term from 2017 to 2019. The newly appointed Directors…

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Sep 10, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Concern over declining swimming skills among New Zealand children

A study of aquatic skills among children at eight Dunedin schools has found that two thirds can't swim 100 metres. The study, by Associate Professor Chris Button of Otago University,…

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Sep 8, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


SwimDesk module cuts administration time for school based lessons

SwimDesk new school's module has been specifically designed to help swim schools cut down administration time for school-based lessons. SwimDesk schools allows users to manage…

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Sep 7, 2017 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


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TouchCloud Global

Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…

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OHS&HR Management Systems Pty Ltd

OHS Act 2004 - 21 (2) e “Duties of employers to employees … (e)provide such information, instruction, training or supervision to employees of the employer as is necessary to enable those…

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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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Pool Ranger

Pool Ranger was first established in 1992 and is one of the leading wholesalers to the swimming pool and spa industry in Australia. The company manufactures, distributes and sells top quality,…

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