News: Safety

FITREC delivers Code of Practice for outdoor fitness training in public spaces

With an increase demand for outdoor fitness sessions, Melbourne-based fitness registration organisation FITREC has collaborated with stakeholders and experts to deliver a new Code of…

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Sep 10, 2020 Education / Environment / Fitness / Parks / Safety /


Ballarat Council advises outdoor pools to undergo safety procedures before reopening

Responding to the Victorian Government’s latest COVID-19 announcement regarding the reopening of outdoor pools, the City of Ballarat has advised that all council-run pools must…

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Sep 10, 2020 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Fitness Australia confirms Melbourne gyms to reopen from 26th October

Fitness Australia has received confirmation that Melbourne gyms and fitness facilities will reopen from Monday 26th October with certain restrictions in place provided key trigger points…

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Sep 10, 2020 Fitness / Safety /


12RND Fitness’ Michael Jordan backs challenge to Victorian Chief Medical Officer’s comments that gyms are ‘high risk’

Backing industry moves to challenge comments made at the weekend by Victorian Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brett Sutton that gyms are "high risk" and “cause…

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Sep 9, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /


Aquamoves upgrades 25 metre indoor pool during Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions

Under COVID-19 Stage Three restrictions, Greater Shepparton City Council is taking advantage of the closure of its aquatic and fitness centre, Aquamoves, and is retiling the 25metre indoor…

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Sep 9, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Safety / Venues /


Gold Coast inspires through their delivery of Surf Life Saving inclusivity

While many surf lifesaving clubs across Australia run separate programs for children with special needs, Gold Coast’s Nobbys Beach Surf Club is running an inspirational Albatross…

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Sep 9, 2020 Access / Events / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


Drug Free Sport New Zealand shares review recommendations on school rugby anti-doping programme

Drug Free Sport New Zealand’s (DFSNZ) commissioned independent review into its anti-doping programme in school rugby made a total of nine recommendations, aimed at getting an…

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Sep 9, 2020 Education / Safety / Sport / Wellness /


Melbourne Art Fair 2021 cancelled with focus shifted to 2022

With ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, both in Australia and internationally, Melbourne Art Fair has today announced the cancellation of the 2021 edition and will…

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Sep 9, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Safety / Venues /


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