Up to $75.2 million will be invested in the construction of a contemporary aquatic leisure centre for Parramatta after Council endorsed the business case for the new facility.
Blue Mountains residents may have been thrown a lifeline, with council agreeing to review additional technical reports and undertake further consultation.
A new beachside public swimming pool located in the Perth suburb of Scarborough is being hailed as a 'game changer', thanks to its eco-friendly design.
Work on the City of Sydney's highly anticipated new aquatic centre in Green Square — the largest to be built in Sydney in nearly 20 years — will soon get underway.
Wave pools and water parks are the order of the day at the moment, according to reports published on Australian Leisure Management.
Locals in the NT town of Katherine have raised concerns over chemical levels in their town pool, with PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) levels almost reaching the maximum permitted level.
EvoHeat is going global, with the company announcing a strategic business decision to expand into Singapore. The expansion company, Evo Industries Singapore, will officially launch in late September 2017.
After the UQ Aquatic Centre was damaged in the Brisbane floods, the university seized the opportunity to upgrade its existing 50 m pool. The upgrade included installing an S.R. Smith SwimWall System to provide more options for programming.
Jonas Leisure has been named as the exclusive distributor of Udio's school and course management software, which is designed to connect swim schools and aquatic facilities with the parents of young swimmers online in real time.
The town of Dartmouth lacked a community pool for year-round learn-to-swim classes and recreation. In late 2016, following many years of the community working hard to raise funds, a 25 m indoor pool was built and opened to the public. OC-1 filter media was selected for its effectiveness and energy efficiency.
Lake Macquarie City Council has been issued with a $15,000 fine by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) after 16,000 L of chlorinated water was discharged into a creek from the West Wallsend Swim Centre.
Lifeguards who work more than 500 hours a year at indoor pools are two to six times more likely to suffer respiratory problems than those who work fewer hours, a Canadian study has found.
Belgravia Leisure's Access and Inclusion Program has been jointly awarded the top prize for the Programs, Activities and Events category at the Sports, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards.
A swimming and water safety teacher has received national recognition for her inclusive and accessible swimming program. Jill Heffernan was presented with the 2016 National Teacher of Aquatics — Access and Inclusion Award by AUSTSWIM.