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Regional Kids Have a Splash in the Outback
Sixty kids from Indigenous, low socio-economic and disadvantaged backgrounds were given the opportunity to learn how to Swim and Survive thanks to the support of the Aurizon Community Giving Fund.
Inaugural National Aquatic Industry Safety Award Nominations Now Open
Royal Life Saving with support from the National Aquatic Industry Safety Committee have launched the inaugural National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards.
NT Kids Given Opportunity to Swim and Survive
Thirty three students, aged 9 – 12 years, were able to take part in an 8 day swimming and water safety program to develop the skills and knowledge to be safe in, on and around the water thanks to Royal Life Saving Society - Northern Territory.
Children learn Swim and Survive skills for the first time at Fitzroy Crossing
Children at Fitzroy Crossing have started the school year with two weeks of swimming lessons at the Fitzroy Crossing remote aboriginal swimming pool. The children have taken part in the lessons thanks to the Go for 2&5 Regional and Remote Aboriginal Communities Swimming and Lifesaving program, which is run as a partnership between Royal Life Saving Society WA, Healthway and BHP Billiton.
Royal Life Saving provides new arrivals to Victoria with the opportunity to learn to Swim and Survive
Life Saving Victoria with support from Western English Language School’s Werribee Campus and the Paul Sadler Swim School will conduct an eight day intensive swimming and water safety program to help newly arrived children develop the skills and knowledge to be safe in, on and around the water.
Royal Life Saving provides students with the opportunity to Swim and Survive
Royal Life Saving Tasmania with support from the Department of Education will conduct a two week swimming and water safety program to help high school students develop the skills and knowledge to be safe in, on and around the water.
Swim and Survive Fund Pilot Program
Royal Life Saving has announced a new partnership that will help young children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to learn to Swim and Survive.
A Legacy Lives on Through Royal Life Saving
IN MEMORY: Douglas McDougall loved the water and dedicated much of his life to sharing this passion with others.
Alon Pajor shares his community spirit with Royal Life Saving
Alon recently donated money gifted at his Bar Mitzvah to the Swim and Survive Fund.
ACT Swim 4 Life Swim and Survive Program
Royal Life Saving and the Canberra Labor Club join forces to provide swimming and water safety lessons for children at risk of drowning.
Launch Event: National Drowning Report 2014 - Parliament House
The Report, launched by the Honourable Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Sport, found 266 people drowned in Australian waterways last year.
The Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2014
266 lives were lost to drowning in Australian waterways between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014.
UPDATED: NSW Swim & Survive PD Series
Royal Life Saving NSW has announced the NEW series of Swim & Survive Professional Development Sessions!
Winter is a great time for swimming too!
Royal Life Saving is encouraging parents and carers not to opt of swimming lessons for their children as the weather gets cooler.
AquaPlay
The Aquatic Safety Training Academy is offering playgroups the opportunity to participate in an exciting new program.
Newly arrived refugees embrace the opportunity to learn to Swim and Survive
Royal Life Saving NT conducts Swim and Survive program for children at risk of drowning.
Northern Territory Swim and Survive Program
Royal Life Saving provides newly arrived refugees with the opportunity to learn to Swim and Survive.
Pledge Your Support - TODAY!
Royal Life Saving urges all Australians to pledge their support by signing the petition to make swimming and water safety lessons compulsory in Australian primary schools.
Carly's Challenge - 1KM Coogee Island Swim!
A university assignment gave Carly Riddoch the opportunity to reconnect with swimming and do something very worthwhile.
Terrific Team Gives Gift of Swimming this Christmas
Every year, the Pymble Red Squad swimmers exchange small gifts with each other to celebrate Christmas. But this Christmas, they have decided to do something different...
Congratulations Paula!
Thoughts of underprivileged kids learning to swim motivates athlete to finish 7th overall in her race category!
National Water Safety Quiz - Participate Today!
Royal Life Saving Society – Australia is encouraging all primary schools and primary school-aged children to participate in the National Water Safety Quiz.



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