News: 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 /


Human Rights Watch spotlights possible deportation of rock band from Thailand to Russia

Human Rights Watch has advised that members of the exiled Russian-Belarusian rock band Bi-2 face persecution for their public criticism of the Russian government if Thailand deports them…

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Jan 30, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Arts / Entertainment / Safety /


World Conference on Drowning Prevention organisers invite input on closing statement

Following the successful conclusion of the 2023 World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) in Perth in December last year, the organisers of the event are now inviting input on the…

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Jan 28, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Life Saving Victoria concerned for potential tragedies over long weekend 

Following four fatal drownings at Phillip Island this week, Life Saving Victoria (LSV) has issued a grave warning to Victorians to stay safe around water this long weekend.…

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Jan 26, 2024 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Safety /


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