News: Safety

NSC and IAKS look to highlight role of artificial surfaces in meeting demand for community sporting fields

The National Sports and Physical Activity Convention (NSC) has partnered with the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) to focus on how synthetic technology…

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Apr 23, 2024 Environment / Events / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


Report from USA’s EPA and CDC says recycled rubber used in playing fields does not elevate chemical exposure risk

The USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease…

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Apr 22, 2024 Environment / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


Western Australian Government to invest in specialist swim school to strengthen vital student programs

The Western Australian Government will invest $3.3 million to establish a specialist School of Swimming and Water Safety to deliver vital swimming programs for school students. Funded as…

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Apr 21, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Sport /


Hobsons Bay City Council provides EPA with asbestos update

Hobsons Bay City Council has informed Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria that five more of its parks and reserves have asbestos contamination, bringing the total number of…

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Apr 19, 2024 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety /


Two lane road access to Falls Creek Resort set to be restored in May

18 months after one of Victoria’s biggest ever landslides, Falls Creek Alpine Resort has announced that two-way traffic is set to be reinstated on the Bogong High Plains Road as of…

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Apr 18, 2024 Environment / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Boxing Australia head coach Jamie Pittman withdraws from Paris Olympics after admitting sexual misconduct

Boxing Australia head coach Jamie Pittman withdraws from Paris Olympics after admitting sexual misconduct Boxing Australia’s head coach has admitted to “disgusting”…

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Apr 18, 2024 Legal / Safety / Sport /


Review identifies need for comprehensive reforms for chemicals regulator

In a development with implications for any industry that involves chemicals (including their handling), a range of reforms have been recommended in relation to the operations, conduct and…

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Apr 17, 2024 ByLindsay McGrath Aquatics / Government / Safety /


Sydney Sports Academy athletics track closed in Narrabeen

The NSW Office of Sport has opened a temporary athletics grass track at the Sydney Academy of Sports (SAS) in Narrabeen following ongoing issues with the synthetic surface. With the…

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Apr 17, 2024 Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


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