News: Safety

Hillcrest School jumping castle operator pleads not guilty to health and safety charge

Rosemary Gamble, the jumping castle operator charged with workplace safety breaches over the Hillcrest Primary School tragedy of December 2021 in which six children died has pleaded not…

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Feb 2, 2024 Events / Legal / Safety /


VMA opens nominations for 2024 Venue Industry Awards

The Venue Management Association (Asia and Pacific) has announced the opening of nominations for its 2024 VMA Venue Industry Awards. The premier awards program for the venue management…

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Feb 2, 2024 Entertainment / Safety / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


International Swim Schools Association wraps up successful Dubai event

The International Swim Schools Association (ISSA) has reported on the staging of its third International Swim Schools Spectacular in Dubai which hosted over 200 delegates from 27…

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Feb 2, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Belgravia Leisure ACT Venues receive Royal Life Saving 5-Star Accreditation

In an impressive feat accomplished within just a month of taking on the management of the ACT Government’s aquatic and recreation venues, Belgravia Leisure has achieved Royal Life…

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Feb 2, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


City of Sydney’s Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Pool to close for critical works

The City of Sydney has advised that its famous Andrew 'Boy' Charlton Pool on the edge of Sydney Harbour at The Domain will close for more than a year for essential maintenance and…

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Feb 1, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Play by the Rules appoints new National Manager

Community sport safety and integrity body Play by the Rules has announced the appointment of Tom Dixon as its new National Manager. Dixon joins Play by the Rules from Cricket Australia…

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Feb 1, 2024 Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Australian Institute of Sport launches new concussion guidelines to align with New Zealand and UK

The Australian Institute of Sport has aligned its new Youth and Community Sport Guidelines with advice from both the United Kingdom, through the Department for Culture, Media and Sport,…

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Feb 1, 2024 Safety / Sport / Wellness /


Entangled dolphin rescued by Sea World Foundation at Tin Can Bay

An intricate rescue operation was successfully conducted by the Sea World Foundation team to remove a crab pot line entanglement from Skye, a young Australian Humpback Dolphin at Tin Can…

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Feb 1, 2024 Attractions / Environment / Safety /


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