Friday, August 26, 2016

What is the Australian Lifeguard Network?

The Australian Lifeguard Network is an initiative of Royal Life Saving Society - Australia aimed at providing opportunities for Australia's Pool Lifeguards to connect with each other.

A Lifeguard's job requires a high degree of judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness in both day-to-day Lifeguarding and in the stress of an emergency. Training helps sustain the Lifeguard’s confidence in their ability to prevent accidents and to respond competently when they do occur. Both Lifeguards and employers must recognise the need for, and encourage, regular ongoing Lifeguard training and development opportunities. The Australian Lifeguard Network is here to support the Australian aquatic industry share knowledge, ideas and expertise to ensure that Australia’s Pool Lifeguards are amongst the world’s best.

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Floating Yarra River pool concept proposed for urban Melbourne
Thursday, 9 June 2016 (108 reads)


A new concept has been put forward for a floating pool in the Yarra, similar to floating pools proposed for New York and London, and already in place in Berlin, Paris and Zurich

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Works advance on new City Venue Management aquatic facility in Brisbane
Wednesday, 1 June 2016 (170 reads)


Construction currently underway in the Brisbane suburb of Parkinson will see a new aquatic and recreation centre open to the residents of the city’s southern suburbs at the end of this year.



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Largest ever gathering of pool certifiers meets to discuss concerns
Wednesday, 1 June 2016 (115 reads)


Approximately 100 people including 85 accredited NSW pool certifiers gathered at Rydges Parramatta on May 24 to discuss issues of concern and establish a framework for more formal networking.

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