News: Safety

South Hedland primary school children learn to Swim My Way

13 young children from Cassia Primary School in South Hedland are learning vital swimming and water safety skills - some for the very first time - as part of a Royal Life Saving Society -…

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Aug 15, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Sport /


Nepalese Government set to introduce experience rules for Mount Everest climbers

Climbers who want to attempt Mount Everest should first have to demonstrate that they are experienced mountaineers, a panel advising Nepal's Government has recommended. Its report…

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Aug 15, 2019 Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Barker Foundation Aquatic Centre Recognised for its High Standards

The Barker Foundation Aquatic Centre has recently undertaken a rigorous external audit with Swim Australia, which it successfully passed to secure its Swim School Accreditation. Commenting…

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Aug 13, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


City of Ballarat funds defibrillator for Karate school

City of Ballarat’s Community Impact Grants program has seen the not-for-profit Ballarat Kyokushin Karate school receive a life-saving automated external defibrillator (AED.…

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Aug 12, 2019 Safety / Sport / Wellness /


Ekka prioritises amusement ride safety

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has completed a safety audit of amusement rides and equipment at this year’s Ekka. Queensland Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace…

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Aug 9, 2019 Attractions / Events / Safety / Tourism /


Injury concerns force World Rugby to introduce new tackling laws

With the concern around player welfare continuing to grow, World Rugby has taken steps to make the game safer by introducing new tackling laws. Under the proposed laws, which are set to be…

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Aug 9, 2019 Safety / Sport /


Sydney swim teacher facing 46 charges and potential life imprisonment

NSW prosecutors are reviewing “thousands of pages” of evidence gathered in the case against Sydney north shore swimming teacher Kyle Daniels accused of with sexually assaulting…

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Aug 9, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Legal / Safety /


Protests impact Hong Kong tourism

Nine weeks of anti-government protests in Hong Kong are having a significant impact on the region’s tourism. With protestors frequently clashing with police and rallies having…

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Aug 9, 2019 Government / Safety / Security / Tourism /


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