News: Safety

Sandringham Family Leisure Centre re-opens to the community after implementation of alternative safety measures

Bayside City Council has advised of the reopening of its Sandringham Family Leisure Centre following its pre-Christmas closure due to the need to repair faulty firemain systems. The…

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Jan 11, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Sport /

 
 

Dogs in Tusmore Wading Pool puts pressure on facility’s cleaning operations

The City of Burnside pool maintenance team has over recent weeks found dog paw prints, dog hair "and more" within the water of the Tusmore Wading Pool which requires…

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Jan 11, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Wellness /

 
 

Mulch containing asbestos found near children’s playground at Rozelle parklands

Asbestos – contaminated mulch has been discovered near a children's playground in the newly opened expansive Rozelle Parklands built above the multibillion-dollar spaghetti…

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Jan 10, 2024 Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

Sea World responds to media scrutiny over ride stoppages

Following media coverage of a stoppage to one of its rides, Gold Coast theme park Sea World has taken to social media to explain how it deals with ride safety and maintenance issues. The…

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Jan 10, 2024 Attractions / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Sydney Metro’s first 12 month e-scooter trial commences in Kogarah

Georges River Council has advised that its 12-month shared e-scooter trial with e-scooter provider, Beam, begins today in the southern Sydney suburb of Kogarah. This is the first…

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Jan 10, 2024 Recreation / Safety /

 
 

NSW Country Pool Managers Conference returns for 2024

Following the success of its 2023 conference in Goulburn, the NSW Country Pool Managers Conference has announced that its 2024 conference will be held in the NSW Mid North Coast region of…

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Jan 9, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Technology /

 
 

Federal Government announces Sport Integrity Australia funding package

The Federal Government has announced that it is strengthening the safety of sport in Australia, investing more than $36.3 million over a five year period to tackle abuse, bullying,…

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Jan 8, 2024 Government / Safety / Sport /

 
 

State-wide compliance blitz sees NSW Maritime urge jet skiers to ride safely

In the first state-wide compliance blitz of 2024 - Operation Stay Afloat - NSW Maritime officers are calling on jet skiers to ride safely on the water. A spate of serious injuries…

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Jan 8, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

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