News: Safety

Melbourne CBD water tank installation highlights dangers of inland waterways

Life Saving Victoria is urging people to think about the hidden dangers of inland waterways during the Victorian school holidays and leading into the Easter public holiday weekend. To…

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Apr 12, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety /


Hong Kong authorities arrest gym staff for using aggressive sales tactics

Hong Kong authorities have taken dramatic action against fitness centres for using aggressive sales tactics with the Chinese Administrative Region’s Customs and Excise Department…

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Apr 12, 2019 Billing / Fitness / Legal / Safety /


University of Canberra launches new swimming club with Tracey Menzies as head coach

The University of Canberra has launched a new swim club with Tracey Menzies, the woman who guided Australian legend Ian Thorpe to Olympic gold medals in the men’s 200 metres and 400m…

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Apr 10, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Sport /


Australian Reptile Park saves more than 20,000 lives with antivenom program

The Australian Reptile Park, a hands-on wildlife sanctuary located in the natural bush setting of the Central Coast of NSW, are celebrating the accomplishment of over 20,000 lives being…

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Apr 9, 2019 Attractions / Education / Environment / Safety /


TreeTops opens aerial fusion of play and adventure in Ourimbah State Forest

Aerial and adventure innovators TreeTops have opened a new suspended attraction where adventure-lovers and thrill-seekers can bounce, leap and explore among the high trees of the Ourimbah…

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Apr 8, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Royal Life Saving opens nominations for third year of National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has opened nominations for its 2019 National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards which aim to recognise individuals, organisation and aquatic facilities…

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Apr 8, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Safety /


Queensland Government issues low water level warnings to swimmers and boaties 

Falling water levels at some of South East Queensland’s most popular lakes have prompted a warning to swimmers and boaties to be aware of dangers below the surface. Queensland…

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Apr 7, 2019 Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre achieves highest ever score in Aquatic Facility Safety Audit

Sydney’s Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre have achieved their highest ever score in Royal Life Saving Society - Australia’s annual Aquatic Facility Safety Audit, retaining their 5-star…

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Apr 5, 2019 Aquatics / Safety /


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