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Airlie Beach drowning prompts WHS advice

17 December, 2018

The Airlie Beach drowning of a father and son in October has prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) to issue some timely advice to aquatic industry operators and workers.


Three new aquatic centres declared waterwise

13 December, 2018

The Waterwise Aquatic Centre Program (WACP) has recognised three new facilities: Bayswater Waves, Scarborough Beach Pool and Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre.


Aramac locals set to beat the heat

20 November, 2018

Residents of the tiny town of Aramac, located smack bang in the middle of Queensland, can cool off again.


Orange Aquatic Centre plagued by issues

16 November, 2018

The Orange Aquatic Centre in central western NSW has had a rough trot lately.


Funding for Mt Gambier brings project closer to reality

31 October, 2018

The residents of Mount Gambier in South Australia are a step closer to a 30-year dream becoming a reality.


Safer swim school

22 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

Shawn's Swim School operator Shawn Read had been searching for a floor covering solution for some time.


New water fun park for Sydney's south

04 October, 2018

Sydney's Sutherland Shire has a new water fun park, which was officially opened (ahead of schedule) by the local Mayor, Councillor Carmelo Pesce.


US push for Aquatic Health Code adoption

15 August, 2018

The US-based National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) is spearheading a movement for widespread adoption of a Model Aquatic Health Code.


A waterfall of savings in Willoughby

14 August, 2018

A new water filtration system at the Willoughby Leisure Centre has saved more than $14,000 and one million litres of water.


Going underground

06 August, 2018 | Supplied by: State Wide Pool Services

State Wide Pool Services developed a 25 m, five-lane heated pool that lies below ground level in Pridham Hall's Adelaide CBD location.


Life Floor foam rubber aqauatic flooring system

31 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Sport + Venues (Australia)

The Life Floor foam rubber flooring system is specifically designed and engineered to perform in aquatic environments and to minimise slips and falls.


50 m pool "not a priority" for aquatic centre

26 July, 2018

A 20-year proposed redevelopment plan for the Beaton Park region of Wollongong won't incorporate a 50 m swimming pool.


$5.4m pool upgrade kicks off

18 July, 2018

Moreton Bay Regional Council has commenced construction on the major $5.4 million Caboolture Regional Aquatic Centre (CRALC) upgrade at Burpengary.


Fluidra and Zodiac merger finalised

03 July, 2018

The Fluidra and Zodiac merger has been finalised. Announced in November 2017, the deal brings together a portfolio of recognised brands and gives it a direct presence in 45 countries.


120 years and still going strong

27 June, 2018 | Supplied by: International Quadratics

Back in 1898 Albert Henry Pierce established AH Pierce (later known as Pierce Pool Supplies), a supplier to councils and retail stores throughout NSW.


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