News: Safety

Chinese authorities close Everest base camp to tourists

Chinese authorities have closed the base camp on the Tibetan side of Mount Everest to visitors who don't have climbing permits. With authorities making the decision as a result of a…

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Feb 16, 2019 Environment / Safety / Tourism /


Child dies at Darwin City Council playground

Northern Territory Police are investigating the death of a boy at a Darwin City Council playground on Wednesday. Nine-year-old Seth Tran Anderson died as a result of what has been…

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Feb 15, 2019 Legal / Play / Recreation / Safety /


North Queensland Stadium site stands up to Townsville floods

With Townsville and surrounding communities having last week battled severe flooding, the new North Queensland Stadium site has been put to the test along the banks of Ross River. The…

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Feb 15, 2019 Environment / Safety / Sport / Venues /


LPA calls on NSW Premier to halt new regulations until proper industry consultation undertaken

Live Performance Australia has released an open letter sent to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for a “response to the live music industry’s request for a pause on…

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Feb 14, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


New Zealand gym goers spend around $55 a month on memberships

Research undertaken by consumer ratings agency Canstar Blue has found that gym goers in New Zealand spend around $55 a month on membership. In addition to spending, the recent study also…

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Feb 14, 2019 Fitness / Marketing / Safety / Wellness /


Concussion in Sport Australia initiative launches position statement and toolkit

Australia’s leading sports medicine experts have today launched Concussion in Sport Australia’s position statement and website and are urging athletes,…

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Feb 12, 2019 Safety / Sport /


Smart Shark Management drumlines trialled across Sydney beaches

SMART (Shark-Management-Alert-In-Real-Time) drumlines, one of the NSW Government's $16million Shark Management Strategy measures are currently being trialled across Sydney beaches. The…

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Feb 12, 2019 Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Politicians pledge funds but are they serious about water safety?

In the run up to the Federal and NSW elections, with politicians making pledges to a range of water safety and education initiatives, the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association…

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Feb 11, 2019 Aquatics / Government / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


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Developed in Europe, this innovative system offers a safety management solution for swimming pools that checks individual swimmers via their wristband - monitoring their depth and time. Sensors…

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