News: Safety

Football Australia calls for respect for officials in wake of growing referee abuse

In response to a growing wave of abuse and disrespect towards referees at all levels of the game, Football Australia Chief Executive James Johnson has called for greater levels of respect…

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Feb 13, 2024 Safety / Security / Sport /


Life Saving Victoria’s report reveals the Y as leading in pool safety

A recent report compiled by Life Saving Victoria for the Y on safety and compliance in the leisure and recreation industry highlights Y Victoria’s industry leading results. …

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Feb 13, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Suspected carbon monoxide leak at Adelaide Ice Arena sees Ice Hockey League players attend hospital

During game 32 of the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League at the Adelaide Ice Arena in Thebarton on Saturday 10th February 2024, many players from the Melbourne Ice and Adelaide…

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Feb 12, 2024 Attractions / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Competitor dies in Murray River waterskiing race

The death of a man competing in the Southern 80 waterski race on the Murray River prompted the race to be suspended and then cancelled while also raising questions about the safety of the…

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Feb 12, 2024 Events / Safety / Sport /


CyberCX report indicates growing cyber risks to global sport

A new cyber insights report from CyberCX has found that the global sporting sector faces an increasingly hazardous cyber threat landscape as a broad range of threat actors demonstrate…

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Feb 9, 2024 Safety / Security / Sport / Technology /


City of Sydney faces challenges in developing new harbour swimming spots

Pledging to install more shark nets across harbour foreshore swimming spots, the City of Sydney has advised of the challenges it faces in opening up the iconic water body to swimmers.…

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Feb 8, 2024 Aquatics / Environment / Safety / Wellness /


Woman killed by falling tree branch in Adelaide Park Lands

A woman has been killed by a falling branch at University Oval in the Adelaide Park Lands with South Australia’s Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) advising that it appeared the…

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Feb 8, 2024 Environment / Parks / Safety /


Death at Western Victorian burnout event highlights disputes in governance of Australian motorsport

The death of a spectator at the LOO5ENATS burnout event in Stawell in Western Victoria last November has highlighted divisions in the governance of Australian motorsport. Trent Dezoete…

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Feb 8, 2024 Events / Legal / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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