News: Safety

National BMX Freestyle Park inaugurated on the Gold Coast

Aiming to drive the expansion of the sport, the National BMX Freestyle Park has been officially opened on the Gold Coast. The Carrara facility has been developed to help riders master…

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May 18, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport /


JUMP! Swim Schools spotlight expansion of franchise sites

A significant demand for swim school placements is seeing an expansion of JUMP! Swim Schools franchises across Australia. Marsden Park (NSW) opened in February and Armstrong Creek (VIC)…

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May 18, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Retail / Safety /


Grants available to help Western Australia’s sport and recreation clubs stay COVIDSafe

Local community sport and active recreation clubs in Western Australia can now apply for grants to help with COVID-related cleaning and personal hygiene costs. The COVID-19 Cleaning…

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May 18, 2022 Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /


City of Melbourne looks to ramp up graffiti eradication while improving safety

The City of Melbourne has delivered a high-spending draft budget for 2022-23 which includes a record $33.6 million investment in eradicating illegal graffiti, making the city…

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May 17, 2022 Environment / Safety /


Covid-hit China relinquishes hosting rights for 2023 AFC Asian Cup

China will not host the 2023 AFC Asian Cup 2023 with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announcing today that it had been notified by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) that it…

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May 16, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Sir Graeme Dingle named Patron of Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust

Sir Graeme Dingle, seen as the father of outdoor pursuits in New Zealand, has joined the Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust (ACAT) as patron of the organisation. Sir Graeme (KNZM, MBE), seen…

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May 15, 2022 Recreation / Safety /


Bondi Beach lifeguard facility upgrades due for completion in September

Waverley Council has advised that new lifeguard facilities planned for Bondi Beach including tower renovations and new first aid building are due to be completed in September (weather…

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May 13, 2022 Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Northern Territory Emergency Services undertake vertical rescue in Kakadu

NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services deployed three staff and 13 volunteers to undertake a vertical resue of a 20-year-old man who fell almost 50 metres while hiking in Kakadu…

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May 13, 2022 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Safety /


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