News: Safety

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 /


BP donates more than $200,000 to Surf Life Saving NZ

Oil giant BP has revealed that it has donated more than $200,000 to Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) through the Every Litre Counts initiative. The campaign, which ended on Sunday 17th…

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Feb 27, 2019 Aquatics / Marketing / Retail / Safety / Tourism /


New festival regulations threatens future of live music in NSW

Ongoing fears over the impact of new NSW Government regulations on music festivals set to be introduced as of 1st March are arbitrary and threaten the future of all live music in NSW…

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Feb 27, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


$55 million repair plan recommended for Taranaki’s Yarrow Stadium

A $55 million repair plan has been recommended for New Plymouth's Yarrow Stadium as a result of structural instability identified following an earthquake in November 2016. The…

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Feb 26, 2019 Finance / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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