Royal Life Saving calls for Nominations to the National Aquatic Industry Committee
Published date 01/03/2021
Following the conclusion of the previous term of the National Aquatic Industry Committee (NAIC), Royal Life Saving Society - Australia (RLS) is seeking nominations for the next term and phase of the NAIC into the 2021-2023 period.The NAIC has the goal of strengthening the health, safety and viability of aquatic facility ownership and operations across Australia and is responsible for the development and endorsement of industry initiatives such as the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations (GSPO), National Aquatic Industry Workforce Profile, Economic Benefits of Aquatic Facilities Report, and other national research and advocacy initiatives.
Interim Position Statement on ‘HLTAID009 Provide CPR’ and ‘HLTAID011 Provide First Aid’ for the aquatic industry.
Published date 15/02/2021
Disclaimers:This position is current as at 2pm, Monday 15th February, 2021.Our position must be considered against our remit as a national peak body, with a key focus on community safety, promoting first aid, pool lifeguard and swim teacher training, reducing drowning and promoting safe aquatic participation.
Social Media and Digital Communications Officer
Published date 29/01/2021
Are you a social media and digital expert who is motivated to make a difference and help us achieve our vision of a nation free from drowning? We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media and Digital Communications Officer to join our Marketing team to deliver and grow our social media channels and website with a focus on growing engagement, community and brand value.
Australia Day honours for Royal Life Saving volunteer
Published date 28/01/2021
Norma Cowper OAM has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for services to the community, including her contributions to Royal Life Saving’s Enfield Swimming and Life Saving Club and Belmore RSL Youth Club Swimming Group from 1964 to 2011.
Swim safe and swim sober this Australia Day weekend
Published date 22/01/2021
Royal Life Saving is strongly warning men not to take risks around water this Australia Day.
Senior Research and Policy Officer
Published date 15/01/2021
Royal Life Saving is looking for a motivated and talented individual to join the organisation’s innovative Research and Policy team. This position provides an opportunity to drive meaningful change through research, policy and a culture of evidence-based advocacy.
Mate! Swim sober and don’t be a statistic
Published date 09/12/2020
Royal Life Saving urges Australian men to Make the Right Call to prevent drowning this summer.
Royal Life Saving Teams Summer Wrap Up
Published date 08/12/2020
News from Royal Life Saving State and Territory Offices around Australia – a quick round up of just a few of the programs and initiatives taking place around the country.As the sprint to Christmas begins and we approach the end of a year that has been like no other, Royal Life Saving teams around Australia have come together to run both national and state-specific campaigns on drowning prevention while continuing to deliver vocational training as well as community engagement programs.One particular highlight was NAIDOC week, which we celebrated together to showcase all the great work local Royal Life Saving teams have been doing with remote and regional communities. This included the launch of our report on ‘Drowning deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which showed a 47% decrease in drowning deaths in these communities.For more information about what is going on in your local area, contact your local State or Territory Office.
New research shows need for focus on water safety at Lakes this summer
Published date 02/12/2020
A new study titled 'Comparing rivers to lakes: Implications for drowning prevention' recently published in the Australian Journal of Rural Health reinforces the importance of water safety at lakes over summer.
Summer Drowning Toll 2020 Update Alert Service Goes Live
Published date 01/12/2020
As in previous years, Royal Life Saving will be tracking and providing regular updates on the drowning toll over the summer (1 December 2020 to 28 February 2021).