News: Safety

Zoos Victoria responds to record number of marine wildlife callouts

A record number of marine wildlife callouts has resulted in Zoos Victoria’s AGL Marine Response Unit (MRU) having its busiest summer season ever. At the end of February, the unit had…

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Mar 8, 2019 Attractions / Education / Environment / Safety /


Dreamworld advises appointment of safety engineering expert

Aiming to echo the level of governance, structure and process that has made Australia's commercial aviation industry the safest in the world, Dreamworld has announced the appointment of…

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Mar 7, 2019 Attractions / Safety /


Research finds men underestimate the health risks from heavy drinking

New research from health promotion foundation VicHealth and Monash University has found Victorian men are underestimating the harm from heavy drinking, with some believing the health risks…

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Mar 7, 2019 Hospitality / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /


Queensland Goverment reveals tougher safety regulations for amusement rides and theme parks

Amusement rides and theme parks in Queensland will be subject to tougher safety requirements that will require improved competency and training of ride operators and, for major attractions,…

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Mar 4, 2019 Attractions / Government / Legal / Safety / Waterparks /


Laurie Lawrence’s online resource aims to improve swim teaching around the world

An online swim training resource for swim schools and their teachers, developed by Olympic Gold Medal and World Champion Swim Coach, Laurie Lawrence, aims to improve the quality of swim…

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Mar 4, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /


Coastal pools social media success leads to ongoing fatalities

Water safety experts are calling for public access to the popular Figure Eight Pools in the Royal National Park south of Sydney to be restricted following multiple deaths at the site in…

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Mar 1, 2019 Environment / Safety / Tourism /


US-based aquatic safety consultants award Wet’n'Wild Sydney lifeguards

US-based aquatic safety and risk management consulting firm Ellis & Associates has revealed that it has completed an aquatic risk management program at the Wet'n'Wild Sydney…

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Feb 28, 2019 Aquatics / Attractions / Education / Safety / Waterparks /


Best-selling entrance control gates sport new look for 2019

Security solutions provider Centaman Entrance Control has re-imagined its popular EasyGate SR and SG models to make them slimmer, more stylish and more welcoming for users. The models, two…

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Feb 28, 2019 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Safety / Security /


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