News: Safety

Quantong Recreation Reserve to be upgraded with safe surfacing

Horsham Rural City Council has advised that Quantong Recreation Reserve will have its oval fully resurfaced after a successful application for $175,887 in funding from the Victorian…

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Apr 23, 2022 Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


Royal Life Saving contributes to new research highlighting global drowning prevention

The emergence of drowning prevention on the global health agenda has been highlighted in a new research paper published today in The Lancet Global Health. The research was conducted by…

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Apr 22, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Royal Life Saving launch new online training on child safety for the aquatic industry

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has released two new online modules aimed at improving individual and organisational know-how on child safety in the aquatic industry. The aim is to…

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Apr 21, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Chair and new Independent Non-Executive Director appointed to lead Viva Leisure

ASX-listed Viva Leisure Limited has announced the appointment of two Board roles encompassing a new Chair and a new independent Non-Executive Director. Rhys Holleran, an independent…

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Apr 21, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Marketing / Safety /


Nine-year-old boy falls from Flip Out climbing wall in Canberra

A nine-year-old boy has reportedly fallen at least 4.5 metres after he was disconnected from his safety harness at the Flip Out centre near Canberra Airport last weekend. The ABC reports…

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Apr 21, 2022 Attractions / Safety /


Three new next-gen shark monitoring receivers installed on Busselton Jetty

Three new generation shark monitoring receivers have been installed on Western Australia’s Busselton Jetty to expand network coverage and improve beach safety. One existing…

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Apr 21, 2022 Environment / Recreation / Safety / Technology /


Hong Kong’s Ocean Park looks to reopening on 21st April

The easing of Coronavirus restrictions in Hong Kong are to see the Ocean Park attraction reopen to the public on 21st April - with visitors invited to celebrate the theme park’s 45th…

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Apr 17, 2022 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism /


ASCTA adopts new identity as SWIM Coaches and Teachers Australia

Aiming to remain at the forefront as leaders in the ever-changing aquatic industry, the Australia Swim Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) has announced a rebranding and evolution…

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Apr 14, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Safety / Sport /


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