The Social, Health and Economic Value of the Australian National Aquatic Industry
The social, health and economic benefits of the aquatic industry to Australia are worth more than $9 billion.
The report, commissioned by the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia, looked at the 2 ,113 publicly accessible aquatic facilities across the country, finding almost 90 percent of Australians live within a 20-minute drive of their nearest pool.
National Aquatic Workforce Report
Published in July 2020, the report analysed employee insights relating to working life, professional development and future needs of those working in the aquatic industry.
The report highlighted the value put on professional development. In particular, employees preferred face-to-face sessions over online, noting the opportunities this provided for networking in the broader industry.
OUR MAJOR PARTNER
The Australian Government provides significant support and funding for Royal Life Saving's drowning prevention initiatives and activities, including swimming and water safety education programs, community awareness campaigns and industry support.