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Year: 2017

 
Who Knows Where Your AUSTSWIM Licence Can Take You
Friday, October 20, 2017 | National
Starting out as a Swim Teacher at "Friends Health & Fitness" in Hobart, Nell never thought it would lead her all the way to the USA where she worked her way up to be the Head of Waterfront at her camp.
 
2017 'Soak It Up'- That's a Wrap
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | National
Soak It Up with AUSTSWIM - The Week that Was
 
Congratulations! 2017 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Awards
Friday, September 22, 2017 | National, TAS, VIC
Each year, AUSTSWIM provides an opportunity to identify and honour individual AUSTSWIM Teachers™, Presenters and Recognised Swim Centres from across the country for their respective contributions to aquatic education and water safety.
 
Congratulations! 2017 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Awards
Friday, September 22, 2017 | National, TAS, VIC
Each year, AUSTSWIM, Australia’s peak body for educating teachers of swimming and water safety provides an opportunity to identify and honour individual AUSTSWIM Teachers™, Presenters and Recognised Swim Centres from across the country for their respective contributions to aquatic education and water safety.
 
National AUSTSWIM WETS Aqua Instructor of the Year Award 2016
Monday, September 11, 2017 | National, TAS
Her passion for promoting the benefits of physical activity in an aquatic environment has seen Hobart's Stacey Aldous named the recipient of the 2016 National AUSTSWIM WETS Instructor Award.
 
VIC STREAM Regional Aquatic Conference
Thursday, September 07, 2017 | TAS, VIC
Sunday 22nd October 2017 Ballarat Register Now - Standard Fee Ends 30th September
 
Did you know
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 | National
You can actually remove chlorine, and chlorine smell from your hair and skin!
 
 
AUSTSWIM Business Centre Manager Opportunity - South Australia
Thursday, August 24, 2017 | National, SA
We are currently looking for an experienced and highly motivated Business Centre Manager to join our team at AUSTSWIM on a Full Time or Part Time basis.
 
Take your aquatic experience to the next level
Friday, August 18, 2017 | National
AUSTSWIM National Conference 27 + 28 September
 
Swim teacher makes an art of balancing life and disability
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | National
​On the face of it Carly Marchment-Supple has a perfectly balanced life
 
Winning ways of NSW Business Centre
Monday, July 31, 2017 | National, NSW
​AUSTSWIM’s NSW Business Centre has been recognised for its support of Australian Defence Force Reservist Flight Lieutenant Tryon Francis.
 
Amy Foran, AUSTSWIM Presenter of the Year Award
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | National, NSW
Her love of swimming inspired Amy Foran to become an AUSTSWIM Teacher of swimming and water safety seven years ago.
 
Robyn Larkham, National AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant & Preschool Aquatics Award
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | National, NSW
Sydney's Robyn Larkham is the recipient of the 2016 National AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics Award.
 
STREAM Metro Aquatic Conference & 2017 Vic AUSTSWIM Awards
Thursday, June 08, 2017 | National, TAS, VIC
The 2017 Victorian AUSTSWIM Awards were presented at STREAM with nominees recognised, recipients announced and awards and certificates presented in the company of nominees’ colleagues, peers and guests.
 
53rd Annual ARI Conference - Cypress Lakes Resort Hunter Valley
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | NSW
Join us from 18-20 June 2017! The 53rd Annual Conference & Trade show is open to all Operational and Management staff of commercial and public pools as well as the commercial suppliers for the Aquatic and Recreation Industry. The event provides delegates with all the latest industry information and products as well as networking opportunities and awards recognising excellence in our industry. Professional development sessions will also up-skill and provide qualifications for operational staff in various fields from Lifeguards and Swim Teachers to Facility Managers.
 
2017 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Awards - Close June 4th 2017!
Monday, May 22, 2017 | TAS, VIC
​The 2017 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Award nominations close Sunday 4th June. It's time to recognise the everyday heroes within the Tasmanian aquatic industry.
 
VIC STREAM Aquatic Conference - 21 May 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 | National, TAS, VIC
Last chance to register!
 
Maddison King- RIP Locator Inventor
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 | National
 
Fadila is leading ladies to love the water
Thursday, March 09, 2017 | National, International
AUSTSWIM teacher Fadila Chafic is struggling to keep up with demand for the ladies only swimming and water safety classes she has recently started in south west Sydney.
 
Indigenous Teachers Make a Splash!
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | National
62 NEWLY GRADUATED #INDIGENOUS TEACHERS SPLASH INTO A NEW CAREER!
 
Take a Breath
Monday, February 06, 2017 | National
​An ability to control breathing, submerge and swim underwater are essential learning outcomes in swimming and water safety education.
 
2017 Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | NSW
The Malabar Magic is an annual event that raises awareness of the importance of swim safety for every child. All proceeds from the event go to Rainbow Club, a non-for-profit organisation that teaches children with disabilities how to swim. Get involved today!
 
INDUSTRY REMINDER- CHILD PROTECTION MATTERS
Monday, January 30, 2017 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
AUSTSWIM announces the introduction of Working with Children Check (WWCC) requirements for staff, course presenters and candidates, licensed teachers and aqua instructors in Australia.
 
AUSTSWIM and the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation (GSPOs)
Monday, January 30, 2017 | National
The GSPOs provide a best practice framework for every aspect of aquatic operation and programming. They are managed on behalf of the industry by Royal Life Saving Australia.
 
New classes a master stroke
Monday, January 30, 2017 | National
Highly regarded Australian swimming coach and mentor Leigh Nugent is delivering a new series of Matserclinis and masterclasses for AUSTSWIM licensed teachers and students!
 
Sydney Northern Beaches Small Swim School For Sale
Monday, January 30, 2017 | National
​Small swim school for sale Sydney northern beaches Well stablished, running since 1992 A successful business with great potential, ideal for a local swim teacher who wishes to take an extra step!

Year: 2016

 
AUSTSWIM Customer Service Officer Opportunity - Melbourne
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | National, VIC
An exciting opportunity to join the Vic & Tas AUSTSWIM Business Centre as the Customer Service Officer Trainee presents in early 2017
 
Games, Games, Games
Monday, December 19, 2016 | National
AUSTSWIM Teacher Games
 
End of year purposeful games
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | National
AUSTSWIM's 12 Days of Christmas! End of year purposeful games
 
Water Safety Messaging Māori Styles
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | National, International
Māori have a strong cultural connection to the water. However, approximately 20-25% of all drownings in New Zealand are Māori.
 
Congratulations 2016 Tas AUSTSWIM Award Recipients & Nominees
Thursday, December 01, 2016 | National
​The 2016 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Awards recognised excellence and outstanding contribution to Swimming and Water Safety.
 
TAKE THE AUSTSWIM WATER WATCHER PLEDGE THIS SUMMER
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | National
Everyone can play a vital role in helping to ensure children are safer in and around water.
 
AUSTSWIM Customer Service Officer Traineeship
Monday, November 21, 2016 | National
We are currently looking for an energetic and highly motivated Customer Services Officer to join our team at Austswim on a Full Time basis.
 
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Taking CPR to young people in the NSW outback
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | National
A Tamworth aquatic supervisor /lifeguard has taken his passion for CPR awareness to new heights.
 
Western Sydney Students Take the Plunge!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | National, NSW
Getting ready for the holidays and beyond! Year 11 and 12 students from Wyndham College and St John Paul II Catholic College completed the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety course at Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope Gardens at the end of October.
 
VIC STREAM Regional Aquatic Conference
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
Bendigo 2016 was Victoria's biggest Regional Aquatic Conference yet!
 
The charm and challenge of a WETS instructor
Monday, November 07, 2016 | National
When Daria Kearon seized the opportunity to attend a "Charm and Challenge of Instructing Aqua" workshop in October 2014 she was diving into a new venture.
 
Travel Insurance Offer
Friday, November 04, 2016 | National
Ouch Travel Insurance offers AUSTSWIM Teachers 30% OFF
 
AUSTSWIM Phone System Upgrades
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
During November we will be upgrading our phone systems to help provide you with a more efficient service when you call AUSTSWIM. We apologise that this upgrade may result in some minor disruptions to our phone services. Your call is important to us so please either please try again shortly or try one of other Business Centres or Head Office number, and we will endeavour to assist you
 
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2016 "Soak it up" South Australian Aquatic Conference and AQUASUMMIT WRAP UP
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | SA
The 2016 "Soak it up" South Australian Aquatic Conference and AQUASUMMIT was held at Immanuel College Sunday 16th October.
 
TRI SWIMMING SWIM SCHOOL- Geelong
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | National
Make a splash into a long established and successful Business Opportunity
 
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2016 South Australia AUSTSWIM Awards
Monday, October 24, 2016 | National, SA
The 2016 South Australia AUSTSWIM Awards Presentation Ceremony was held during the 2016 “Soak It Up” South Australian Aquatic Conference and AQUASUMMIT, Sunday 16th October.
 
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The AUSTSWIM SA Business Centre Office hours are changing.
Monday, October 24, 2016 | National, SA
From October 24th 2016 the AUSTSWIM SA Business Centre will only be open Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm. If you have an enquiry and want to talk to an AUSTSWIM staff member on a Monday, please call the AUSTSWIM Head Office or one of our other Business Centres.
 
Rip Current Awareness
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | National
Don;t Risk The RIP
 
Save Money, Save Time & be Poo(l) Protected
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | National
So why choose a Happy Nappy? With the expansion of swim classes specialising in baby and toddler swimming there has been a crop of new swim nappies both disposable and reusable launched on the market.
 
Taking the Plunge
Thursday, October 06, 2016 | National
Is your local facility making the most of the pool?
 
AUSTSWIM manager extends life-saving hand
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | National
A three-week stint volunteering in Vietnam has left AUSTSWIM WA Business Centre manager Sue Warner with a renewed sense of commitment.
 
VIC STREAM Conference - Bendigo Oct 23
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
Sunday 23rd October 2016 Peter Krenz Leisure Centre, Bendigo
 
AUSTSWIM CEO on Deck
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 | National
AUSTSWIM CEO, JSP, on pool deck with AUSTSWIM Teacher of 30 years Carol Veldhuyzen. Carol is also an AUSTSWIM Presenter and ASCTA Swim Coach.
 
A noble volunteer teacher at 82 years young
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | National
At a time of life when many are ready to kick back one AUSTSWIM trained teacher is a shining example to people of all ages.
 
Vale Forbes Carlile MBE
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 | National
Forbes Carlile passed away this week. Forbes's contribution to Australia' success as both an Olympian and Australian team coach are the stuff that legends are made of.
 
Train to join the team as an AUSTSWIM Presenter
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | National
Train to join the team as an AUSTSWIM Presenter
 
Making a Difference - Aqua for senior
Monday, July 25, 2016 | National
Alan Pearce PhD, is an adjunct honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physiotherapy in the Melbourne School of Health Sciences. As well as an enthusiastic aqua participant you may have seen him at the AUSTSWIM State Conferences this year. Dr Pearce is also one of the specialist lecturers at WETS and provides a plethora of knowledge on current academic research. This evidence based research allows us to design aqua classes using the results.
 
King Neptune rules the waters
Friday, July 22, 2016 | National, WA
As well as record numbers of attendees, the recent King Neptune WA Aquatic Conference and AQUASUMMIT saw somewhat of a resurgence in the sector.
 
NSW Education Department – School Swimming & Water Safety Program
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | National, NSW
In New South Wales the education department celebrated its long and distinguished connection with swimming and water safety education that commenced in 1956 and is bigger, stronger and more focused on quality learning outcomes than ever before. With professional development and CPR updates as a central focus 130+ teachers gathered to share in the latest developments in aquatic education.
 
2016 TASMANIAN AUSTSWIM AWARDS - Nominate Now!
Monday, July 18, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
Nominations Close Sunday 21st August 2016
 
NSW Brings Laurie Lawrence Back in 2016!
Monday, July 11, 2016 | National, ACT, NSW
Laurie Lawrence Master Class Sunday 25 September 2016 1pm-5pm Knox Grammar School & Aquatic Centre, Wahroonga
 
AUSTSWIM and YMCA NSW join forces on water safety
Monday, July 04, 2016 | National, ACT, NSW
AUSTSWIM and YMCA NSW join forces on water safety Water safety is the big winner in a new strategic partnership announced this week between AUSTSWIM and YMCA NSW. The organisations will work together to advocate for and promote swimming and water safety across NSW and the ACT.
 
Victorian Laurie Lawrence Master Class
Friday, June 24, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
SUNDAY 24 JULY 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm HUNTINGTOWER SPORTS & AQUATIC CENTRE - Mount Waverley
 
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Get WETS Active with Christine
Friday, June 17, 2016 | National
Inspirational WETS presenter Christine Naysmith came to Australia from Scotland six years ago and quickly became entrenched in the industry.
 
STREAM Wrap
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 | National
Inspirational conference draws biggest ever crowd. The culmination of the year’s work was celebrated with the impressive list of nominations and recipients of the 2016 Victorian AUSTSWIM Awards.
 
MS- A Mystery Disease
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | National
MS can have significant impact on a person's lifestyle and ability to participate in daily activity. Exercise, particularly in an aquatic environment, is beneficial in maintaining a person's ability to remain as active as possible for as long as possible.​
 
Opportunity knocks for AUSTSWIM shining light
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | National
 
Product of the Month - TRISWIM
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | National
 
Managing Expectations
Monday, May 23, 2016 | National
Knowledge is the key to managing expectations; empowering people with knowledge leads to learning that in turn leads to greater understanding and greater understanding may lead to a shared and engaged learning pathway for your students and their parents.
 
Soak It Up successes
Friday, May 20, 2016 | National, NSW, QLD
April saw two of our most successful conferences held in recent years.
 
Help Krista help the kids
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | National, ACT
One AUSTSWIM teacher, Krista Palmer, was so inspired she is planning to join next year’s fundraising Khao Sok Trek through the jungles of Thailand.
 
Aqua guidelines launched
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | National
In a significant move for the industry, AUSTSWIM’s Aqua Position Paper and Guidelines were launched at the recent FILEX fitness convention in Melbourne.
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 | National
AUSTSWIM is committed to research and development in the aquatic space and believe aquatic exercice is a perfect fit!
 
ACQUAPOLE- Our product of the week!
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 | National
Product of the Week!
 
Soak It Up 2016 Conference Key Note:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | National, NSW, QLD, VIC, WA
DR ALAN PEARCE Are you ready to train the brain? Alan shares evidence that getting the skill correct in the brain will be more important than the hours and hours following the ‘black line’ or ‘trying’ to perfect new aqua moves. This cutting edge concept termed ‘neuroplasticity’ may alter your delivery style to gain success for all participants regardless of age and ability.  
 
2016 Victorian AUSTSWIM Awards
Friday, March 11, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
2016 Victorian AUSTSWIM Award Nominations Now Open! Do you know an everyday aquatic hero? Is your Swim Centre making a difference in your community? Recognise their contribution to our industry by nominating them today! Hurry nominations close 3rd April 2016
 
AUSTSWIM Regional NSW Professional Development Series 2016
Friday, March 11, 2016 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM announces a 2016 regional professional development series for NSW!
 
SAVE THE DATE - 26 MAY 2016
2016 AUSTSWIM NSW Industry Update
Thursday, March 03, 2016 | NSW
SAVE THE DATE! The 2016 AUSTSWIM Industry Update in NSW has been scheduled for Thursday 26 May 2016
 
Championing ‘The Australian Way” of Swim Teaching and Water Safety in India
Thursday, March 03, 2016 | National
Championing ‘The Australian Way” of Swim Teaching and Water Safety in India A contingent of Indian swimming and water safety teachers is in Australia this week (until Feb 27) to gain additional skills and knowledge with AUSTSWIM.
 
Making waves in culturally diverse communities
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 | National
The ripples created in the pool at a recent AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety course are set to have a tidal wave of effect in CALD communities in Sydney.
 
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The TALE of it All- Ban Mermaid Tails
Friday, February 19, 2016 | National
​AUSTSWIM has joined the call for a ban on mermaid tails in public aquatic facilities.​
 
MAINTAIN THE HERO STATUS
Friday, February 05, 2016 | National
JUSTIN THRIVES IN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS Helping people is in Justin Teece’s DNA. After joining the Australian Army in 2005 when he left school Justin did two tours of duty in East Timor as part of Australia’s peace-keeping mission.
 
There's More to water Safety than Swimming
Friday, February 05, 2016 | National
Being able to swim is not enough to keep people safer in water, according to peak swimming and water safety teacher training organisation AUSTSWIM.
 
AUSTSWIM ASO in the Hunter Valley
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | NSW
Become an AUSTSWIM Aquatic Service Officer and attend the 52nd annual Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) Conference and Trade Show in the beatiful Hunter Valley.
 
Drowning Prevention Resources Available in Multiple Languages
Thursday, January 28, 2016 | National
Backyard pools and aquatic activities are an essential part of Australian culture and are great opportunities for fun and physical activity for children. They can also be a risk for children to drown.
 
Murray Rose Malabar Magic
Murray Rose Malabar Magic
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | NSW
The Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim is an annual event named after the great Australian Olympian Murray Rose. The swim’s name reflects the esteem which Rainbow Club Australia had for its former patron and one of the inaugural founders of this Ocean Swim.
 
Teaching Competitive Freestyle Workshop with Leigh Nugent
Monday, January 04, 2016 | National, TAS, VIC
Following the incredibly well received Teaching Competitive Breaststroke Workshops held in June 2015, AUSTSWIM is pleased to announce a freestyle professional development workshop for Victorian AUSTSWIM Teachers.

Year: 2015

 
A Fond Farewell
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | National
After more than a decade with AUSTSWIM, Gordon Mallett has retired as CEO.
 
AUSTSWIM Represents at World Conference on Drowning Prevention
Monday, December 14, 2015 | National, International
AUSTSWIM was represented at the recent World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Malaysia. Watch the presentation Experiencing Moving Water: A Rip Current Awareness Program
 
Laurie Lawrence visited Adelaide last weekend to offer a swimming and water safety masterclass on behalf of AUSTSWIM
Laurie Lawrence Master class it's a wrap in Adelaide!
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | National, SA
Laurie Lawrence is a world leader in safe and effective aquatic education. With over 40 years of developing learn to swim programs; Laurie is an expert in teaching beginners to swim through to Olympic champions. On November 14th, Laurie visited South Australia to share his successful swimming teaching methods in an interactive Master Class. Laurie’s Lawrence Master Class demonstrated how swimming instructors can teach children of all ages to love the water, be safe in the water and give them a skill for life
 
Olympian Matt Welsh back in the pool
Monday, November 23, 2015 | National
Last weekend he started training for his AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety accreditation.
 
Championing 'The Australian Way" in India
Friday, November 20, 2015 | National
Championing 'The Australian Way" of Swim Teaching and Water Safety in India
 
AUSTSWIM LEADS THE WAY IN INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | National
In a world-first AUSTSWIM has gained ISO accreditation for its swimming and water safety training scheme.
 
Melissa Rickwood - AUSTSWIM Most Outstanding Contribution
Outstanding Water Safety Efforts Recognised in NSW
Monday, October 12, 2015 | National, NSW
On Friday 18 September 2015 at Le Montage Events Centre, Lilyfield, AUSTSWIM hosted the 2015 NSW Water Safety Awards in conjunction with the NSW AUSTSWIM Awards of Excellence. Over 180 members of the aquatic industry gathered with colleagues, friends and family to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to water safety and education in NSW. TV Presenter Tim Gilbert was on hand as Master of Ceremonies and with his relaxed manner he certainly provided all those in attendance with a lot of laughs. We were also lucky enough to have a number of special guests in attendance including: • Paul Doorn – Executive Director, Office of Communities Sport and Recreation • John Egan – Director, Participation & Partnerships, Office of Communities Sport and Recreation • Gordon Mallett – AUSTSWIM CEO • John Rigby – AUSTSWIM Chairman • Members of the AUSTSWIM NSW State Advisory Committee • Members of the NSW Water Safety Advisory Council
 
Aquatic Service Officer training in Adelaide
Monday, October 12, 2015 | SA
AUSTSWIM is proud to introduce the innovative and industry welcomed AUSTSWIM Aquatic Service Officer (ASO) Course. The next ASO Course will be offered on Saturday 17th October at Thebarton Community Centre $199.00 ASO’s are a vital link in the provision of quality swimming and water safety programs connecting customers with program providers; essentially connecting students, parents and teachers with program management. Consistent quality service is the measure of success as an AUSTSWIM- ASO. Simple and effective training in leadership and customer service for: •deck supervisors •teachers in charge •supervisors and senior teachers. Regardless of their title, you’ll know the team members we’re talking about – the one’s who: •assist you in supporting team development •are your eyes and ears when you can’t be there •those team members who just never let you down •you know they’ll make great program coordinators in the future
 
AUSTSWIM 'Soak It Up' National Conference & National Awards
Thursday, October 08, 2015 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
Over 350 delegates from across the globe were treated to break out sessions and keynote presentations that challenged our thinking, toyed with our emotions and lifted our spirits to be the best aquatic professionals possible.
 
Victorian AUSTSWIM Teachers - Professional Development Opportunity
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 | National, TAS, VIC
 
Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Conference
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 | National, TAS, VIC
 
CONGRATULATIONS to Simone Linder-Patton !
AUSTSWIM SA AWARDS
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 | National, SA, International
Simone Linder-Patton was awarded the AUSTSWIM South Australian Presenter of the Year. Simone was nominated for her expertise on all things swimming and water safety, her cheery smile and all round fantastic atitude ! Well done Sim!!
 
Ryan Bennett.. South Australian Swimming and Water Safety Teacher 2015
Congratulations Ryan Bennett- AUSTSWIM South Australian Swimming and Water Safety Teacher of the Year 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015 | National, SA
Ryan Bennett from Westswim, was awarded the 2015 AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety State Award , in a presentation at Westminster school.
 
Active Ageing Funding opportunities for NSW ARI Members
Thursday, September 10, 2015 | NSW
The Aquatic and Recreation Institute are please to announce that 2nd round of funding grants are now open for consideration.
 
Nominations Extended - 2015 NSW Water Safety Awards and NSW AUSTSWIM Awards of Excellence
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | National, NSW
The submission date for 2015 NSW Water Safety Awards and AUSTSWIM Awards nominations has been extended to Friday 4 September 2015. Nominate now and dont miss out!
 
AUSTSWIM Presenter Course Opportunity
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
AUSTSWIM is seeking dynamic, experienced and current teachers of swimming and water safety to be trained as AUSTSWIM Presenters.
 
NSW Laurie Lawrence Master Class
Friday, July 03, 2015 | National, NSW
This exclusive interactive session for AUSTSWIM teachers is coming to NSW! Don't miss out! Laurie is an inspiration in safer and effective aquatic education. Laurie's Master Class will demonstrate how swimming and water safety teachers can teach children of all ages to love the water, be safe in the water and give them a natural swim stroke that lasts a lifetime.
 
AUSTSWIM 'Soak It Up' 2015
Friday, June 26, 2015 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
Registrations now open!
 
Royal Life Saving NSW - Professional Development Series
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 | National, NSW
Looking to update your knowledge and skills and gain PD hours towards your next AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence Renewal? The join Royal Life Saving Society NSW and attend one of their Swim and Survive Partner Pool Professional Development Series Workshops. Teachers from non partner pools may attend.
 
Due For Renewal? Don't Panic
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | SA
As AUSTSWIM Teachers it is important we continue to further our knowledge and skills to stay current in an ever evolving industry. AUSTSWIM SA is offering a Soak It Up Professional Development Series to help AUSTSWIM Teachers undertake Professional Development hours, a requirement to renew the AUSTSWIM Licence.
 
NSW Working With Children Checks - Update
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 | National, NSW
New Working with Children Check (WWCC) requirements commenced in NSW from June 2013. From 1 April 2015 the phase in commences for sporting bodies including employers of swimming and water safety teachers. It must be adhered to by no later than 31 March 2016 The new WWCC covers more people, is more comprehensive and provides better protection for children. The new model is also consistent with other state and territory Checks, providing a starting point for a National Working with Children Check.
 
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South Australia Laurie Lawrence Master Class
Thursday, June 18, 2015 | SA
Laurie Lawrence is coming to South Australia in November to share his successful teaching methods in an interactive Master Class.
 
VIC STREAM Conference & VIC 2015 AUSTSWIM Awards
Monday, June 15, 2015 | National, VIC
The weekend 16th and 17th May was abuzz with no less than three Victorian AUSTSWIM events - VIC STREAM Conference , VIC 2015 AUSTSWIM Awards Function & Laurie Lawrence Masterclass.
 
Work Safe Alert
Friday, June 05, 2015 | National
In February 2015 the Victorian Work safe Authority issued a safety alert that may not only have implications for Victorian teachers but may also impact in other states, territories and countries.
 
The Pyjama Foundation
Thursday, June 04, 2015 | National
Join thousands of businesses and schools right around the country by wearing your PJ’s to raise awareness and funds for children in foster care.
 
NSW Teachers Need Free PD? Fully Funded Professional Development Workshops
Thursday, May 07, 2015 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM NSW is excited to announce a series of Professional Development Workshops specifically designed to enhance knowledge and understanding in providing swimming and water safety education for students from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
 
AUSTSWIM NSW SplashOut! 2015 Metropolitan Aquatic Conference
Friday, May 01, 2015 | National, NSW
Do you need professional development? You're just in time! The NSW SplashOut! 2015 Metropolitan Aquatic Conference program has been released! Join us at Knox Grammar, Wahroonga on the 28th June 2015 and gain 10 hours of professional development.
 
Recruiting Customer Service Officer in VIC & TAS Business Centre
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | National, VIC
Do you have a passion for water safety and knowledge of the aquatic industry? An opportunity exits for a dynamic customer service focused person to join the team in the VIC & TAS Business Centre in Melbourne. For detailed information refer to the attached position advertisement. Applications for this position close on Thursday 7th May 2015.
 
Need Professional development? VIC STREAM 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015 | National, VIC
Be inspired and entertained throughout the day in a range of pool and dry sessions at the AUSTSWIM annual Vic STREAM Conference.
 
VIC AUSTSWIM AWARDS- LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE!
Friday, April 10, 2015 | National, VIC
Enrol Online Now! Less than one week left to nominate! Nominations Close Tuesday April 28th 2015
 
AUSTSWIM SA are pleased to announce our calendar of Professional Development opportunities:
AUSTSWIM South Australia 'Soak It Up' SERIES 2015
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 | National, SA, International
As AUSTSWIM Teachers™ it is important we continue to further our knowledge and skills and keep up to date in an ever changing industry. Undertaking professional development assists in achieving this goal. AUSTSWIM provide opportunities for AUSTSWIM teachers™ to gain professional development through a variety of means.
 
 
AUSTSWIM Aquatic Service Officer Course - NSW
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | National, NSW
Leadership Training for your Centre! Saturday 14th March 2015 AUSTSWIM NSW Business Centre Castle Hill, NSW Places are limited! Enrol online now at: www.austswim.com.au Or call the office on : 1300 885 666
 
SplashOut! 15 NSW Regional Conference - Narooma
Thursday, February 19, 2015 | National, NSW
​Enrolments are now open for SplahsOut! 15 Regional Aquatic Conference, Narooma - Sunday 12 April 2015. Get in quick!
 
NSW Industry Update and Forum 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM NSW Business Centre is pleased to again be hosting the Industry Update and Forum. Come along and find out the latest information on all things AUSTSWIM.
 
YMCA Swimathon
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | National
The YMCA Swimathon is a national fundraiser which will be held at 60 YMCA managed pools across the country on Sunday 1 March from 11am -12am to support people with disabilities experience how fun it is to swim and be safe around water!
 
MURRAY ROSE MALABAR MAGIC OCEAN SWIM 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | National, ACT, NSW
Now into its seventh year, and considered an integral part of the growing Ocean Swim calendar, ʻThe Magicʼ was initiated by Rainbow Club Patron and Australian Olympic Great, Murray Rose as a way to raise funds for the charity and its important work across communities around the country. The swim is a key fund raising event for the Rainbow Club, a registered non-profit charity that provides swimming and recreational activities for children with disabilities.
 
Exclusive NSW Summer Promotion - 15% for 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015 | National, NSW
Exclusive NSW 15 for 15 Summer Promotion AUSTSWIM would like to extend this special summer promotion to all NSW teachers. Book into any two of the following AUSTSWIM courses located in NSW and receive 15% discount off the cost of the second course. • Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety • Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics • Teacher of Access and Inclusion • Teacher of Adults • Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes Dive in NOW as this exclusive offer won’t last long *conditions apply
 
AQUATICS SERVICES OFFICER Training in SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Thursday, January 08, 2015 | National, SA
LEADERSHIP training FOR YOUR CENTRE! MARCH 7th Thebarton Community Centre To enrol go to www.austswim.com.au Or Telephone us : 08 83540873

Year: 2014

 
Save the Date - 51st Annual ARI Conference & Trade Show
Friday, December 19, 2014 | National, NSW
Save the Date 51st Annual Conference & Trade Show Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley 15 – 16 June 2015
 
AUSTSWIM announce a strategic partnership with Belgravia Leisure
Thursday, December 11, 2014 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
 
South Australian Water Safety Promotion Week Launch
Monday, December 08, 2014 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM SA attend the South Australian Water Safety Promotion Week Launch, to promote the importance of South Australians taking responsibility for their own safety in and around water this summer.
 
Darwin Set For Laurie Lawrence Masterclass
Monday, December 08, 2014 | National, NT
Water safety advocate Laurie Lawrence will be holidng a Masterclass in Darwin on 17 December 2015
 
Teachers working within Vacswim 2015 are now required to hold a current AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
AUSTSWIM SA are please to support the annual VACSWIM program
Monday, October 13, 2014 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM SA are pleased to support the annual VACSWIM program. Each year this iconic program engages up to 14,000 primary school aged children at more than 125 sites across the state. VACSWIM's aim is to reduce the incidence of drowning amongst the younger generations.
 
2014 NSW Water Safety Awards and NSW AUSTSWIM Awards of Excellence
Monday, September 29, 2014 | National, NSW
Outstanding efforts in water safety honoured when AUSTSWIM hosted the 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards night in conjunction with the NSW AUSTSWIM Awards of Excellence.
 
STREAM Victorian AUSTSWIM Teacher PD Day
Friday, September 26, 2014 | VIC
STREAM 2014 Regional Sunday 26 October 2014 Ballarat Grammar School
 
Volunteers urgently needed for Guinness World Record Attempt
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 | National, QLD
 
Learn To Swim Week
Friday, September 05, 2014 | National
Learn to Swim Week is an awareness week held during the September school holidays aimed at educating Australians on the importance of teaching kids aged under five to swim and reminding everyone about water safety. The awareness week will be kick-started by Learn to Swim Day on Monday, 29th September
 
Nominations EXTENDED - 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards and AUSTSWIM Awards
Friday, September 05, 2014 | National, NSW
Nominations for the 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards and NSW AUSTSWIM Awards have been EXTENDED to Friday 12 September so don’t miss out!! Nominate a colleague, a friend or an organisation that is doing amazing things in water safety education and drowning prevention
 
STREAM Victorian AUSTSWIM Teacher PD Day 26 Oct 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014 | National, VIC
 
National Drowning Prevention Summit 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
PLACES ARE FILLING FAST - DON'T MISS OUT REGISTER BEFORE THE END OF FINANCIAL YEAR The Australian Water Safety Council (AWSC) will host the NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION SUMMIT 2014 in Sydney on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 August 2014 at the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, 150 Day Street, Sydney, Australia.
 
QUEENSLAND Professional Development Workshops
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 | National, QLD
AUSTSWIM are currently rolling out the next round of Professional Development Workshops in Gladstone, Cairns, Rockhampton, Townsville, Caloundra & Mackay.
 
Conference
SA Conference Program Now Available!
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to present the program for the South Australia '14 AUSTSWIM in conjunction with DECD Aquatic Conference
 
SplashOut! 14 NSW Aquatic Conference - Program Available
Monday, April 28, 2014 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM are pleased to present the program for SplashOut! 14 NSW Metropolitan Aquatic Conference to be held Sunday 29 June 2014 at Knox Grammar, Wahroonga
 
National Drowning Prevention Summit 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | National
The Australian Water Safety Council (AWSC) will host the NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION SUMMIT 2014 in Sydney on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 August 2014 at the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, 150 Day Street, Sydney, Australia.
 
Enrol Today
SA Conference Program Now Available!
Monday, April 14, 2014 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to present the program for the South Australia '14
 
Swim for a Cause
Thursday, March 06, 2014 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
Join Rainbow Club and help teach swimming and water safety to children with a disability, as the retrace the steps of JFK's epic Soloman swim
 
NSW AUSTSWIM Industry Update and Forum
Friday, February 28, 2014 | National, NSW
The AUSTSWIM NSW Business Centre would like to invite you to attend the AUSTSWIM Industry Update and Forum on Thursday 27 March 2014 at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club from 10am.
 
NSW Splashout! 14 Wagga Wagga - Program Now Available!
Thursday, February 27, 2014 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM is pleased to announce that registrations are now open for SplashOut! 14 Regional Aquatic Conference - Wagga Wagga
 
Funded Indigenous Training Opportunities Now Available in Western NSW
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | NSW
AUSTSWIM is pleased to announce fully funded Indigenous AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Opportunities are now available in Western NSW
 
You are invited to nominate anyone who you believe makes a significant contribution to aquatic education in Australia.
AUSTSWIM South Australian Awards… nominations are now open online!
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | SA
Each year, AUSTSWIM provide an opportunity to identify and honour individual AUSTSWIM Teachers™, Presenters and Recognised Swim Centres from across the country for their respective contributions to aquatic education and water safety. The Awards operate at two levels - state/territory and national. State and territory selection committees select finalists for each award category, with one of these finalists becoming the state/territory award recipient. State/territory award recipients then become nominees for the National AUSTSWIM Aquatic Industry Awards.
 
Judy
An AUSTSWIM Shining Star - Congratulations Judy Muir
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | National
The Australia Day Awards recognised an AUSTSWIM stalwart, bestowing Judy Muir with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM)
 
Expression of Interest – Community Recreation Consultation and Workshops
Monday, February 10, 2014 | National
Service Skills Australia (SSA) is currently undertaking continuous improvement of the Community Recreation qualifications within the SIS10 Sports, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.
 
Every Child Deserves to learn to swim!
Monday, February 03, 2014 | National, VIC
Swimming is a vital skill that can help prevent drowning. But not everyone has the chance to learn to swim, and it’s those most at risk who miss out! If you love spending your summers by the beach, pool, river or dam, please help spread the word by sharing this video with everyone you know. The more people that see it, the more kids the Y can help teach to swim.
 
​Mark the date in your diary
VIC Stream Brochure Now Available!
Monday, January 20, 2014 | National, VIC, International
Mark the date in your diary. Three renowned international presenters will be in Melbourne at the AUSTSWIM and Aquatics and Recreation Victoria's International Forum. Places are limited;we suggest booking early. Torril Hindemarch, Robert Kieg-Stallman and Stephen Langendorfer are on the one program.
 
Murray Rose's Malabar Magic Ocean Swim 2014
Friday, January 17, 2014 | NSW
Hundreds of die-hard swimmers and open water novices will be diving head first into training over the coming weeks in preparation for a highlight on the Sydney Ocean Swim calendar – Murray Rose’s Malabar Magic Ocean Swim 2014 to be held Sunday 16 February. The key fundraising event for Rainbow Club Australia – a charity which provides individual swimming lessons to children with disabilities - The Magic will be making a splash with a new Swimmer with a Disability award and for the first time in its six-year existence - a Rainbow Club student participating in the event.
 
Swim and Survive Partner Pool Professional Development
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 | NSW
Royal Life Saving Society - NSW will be running a professional development series in early 2014. This is a great opportunity for AUSTSWIM Accredited Teacher's to update their skills and knowledge

Year: 2013

 
2014 Professional Development Workshops
2014 Professional Development Workshops - Queensland
Thursday, December 19, 2013 | National, QLD
AUSTSWIM are conducting Professional Development Workshops in Bundaberg, Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville & Cairns.
 
Asthma First Aid Training now Available Online for AUSTSWIM Teachers
Monday, December 16, 2013 | National
To meet the need for additional professional development opportunities, AUSTSWIM is pleased to advise that it has partnered with Asthma Australia to provide Asthma First Aid training which has been developed specifically for swim teachers, this training can now be accessed online at a cost of $20 + GST.
 
Teacher Subsidised Training Opportunities in SA!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 | National, SA, International
 
2013 Community perceptions of and attitudes towards children’s swimming and water safety skills.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 | National
A recent community survey conducted by Austswim and RoyalLifeSaving has found that parents value swimming and water safety lessons above other extra-curricular activities. The survey, which is the culmination of four years or research comprising three national surveys, also found that parents rated survival and water safety skills above competitive skills.
 
STREAM 2013 Regional 20th October
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | VIC
Regiser Now!
 
Job Vacancy - Program Officer, Adelaide
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | SA
A new position is available in the SA Business Centre
 
RELEASE OF THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING NATIONAL DROWNING REPORT 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
The latest Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2013 is undoubtedly "a sobering reminder about the risks we take in and around water and why we must all do more to prevent drowning" says the CEO of Royal Life Saving, Justin Scarr. The report reveals 291 people drowned in Australian waterways between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013.
 
LAST CHANCE - PD Opportunities for PWD Teachers in NSW
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | NSW
As the end of 2013 draws closer PD opportunities for PWD teachers in NSW come closer to drawing to a close. Take advantage of these fantastic opportunities now
 
MATE
NSW MATE Seminar Series - New Dates
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | NSW
Thanks to support from the NSW Ministry of Police and Emergency Services, AUSTSWIM is pleased to be able to offer a furhter series of MATE Seminars around NSW
 
Congratulations to QLD AUSTSWIM Award Recipients
Congratulations to QLD AUSTSWIM Award Recipients
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 | National, QLD
AUSTSWIM would like to congratulate all Queensland AUSTSWIM Teachers and Swim Schools that were nominated for the 2013 Queensland AUSTSWIM Awards.
 
 
AUSTSWIM WELCOMES COALITION’S MILLION DOLLAR INITIATIVE FOR SWIM TEACHERS
Monday, August 12, 2013 | National, ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, International
AUSTSWIM, Australia’s National organisation for the teaching of swimming and water safety™, has today welcomed a Coalition government’s initiative that will provide a further “life blood” for the industry.
 
Do you Speak Cantonese?
Thursday, August 01, 2013 | NSW
AUSTSWIM is pleased to be holding an AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Course which will be delivered in a combination of English and Cantonese.
 
 
 
Queensland Professional Development Workshops
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 | National
AUSTSWIM are conducting Professional Development Workshops in Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton & on the Sunshine Coast in the coming months.
 
 
 
Camp America
Thursday, July 11, 2013 | NSW
 
AUSTSWIM SA CONFERENCE .... What a day !
South Australian Conference ... what a day !
Thursday, July 11, 2013 | National, SA
 
Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | National, NSW
 
Laurie will share some of his knowledge on all things aquatic!
South Australian AUSTSWIM Conference
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | National, SA
Do you work  in the  aquatics industry in South Australia? Have you thought about working as a swimming and water safety teacher ? Are you a swimming teacher looking for professional development , new ideas and an opportunity to meet like minded people ? ... Then the SA Conference is for you !
 
Is English Your Second Language?
Friday, June 14, 2013 | NSW
The AUSTSWIM NSW Business Centre is pleased to be able to offer members of the community who speak English as a second language the opportunity to undertake the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Course.
 
2012 AUSTSWIM Queensland Award Recipients
AUSTSWIM Queensland State Award Nominations Open.
Thursday, June 06, 2013 | National, QLD
The Queensland AUSTSWIM State Awards provide the aquatic industry with the opportunity to recognise individuals and Swim Schools that have made a significant contribution to water safety and education in Queensland.
 
WA AUSTSWIM King Neptune Aquatic Conference
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 | WA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to present the program for the Western Australia King Neptune Aquatic Conference to be held on Saturday the 13th of July 2013.
 
Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation (GSPO) – Programs Guidelines Updated
Friday, May 31, 2013 | National
Royal Life Saving Society – Australia (RLSSA) has recently updated its Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation (GSPO) in an effort to further increase the safety standards within the aquatics industry.
 
INDUSTRY UPDATE: - New NSW Working With Children Check
Friday, May 31, 2013 | NSW
A new Working with Children Check will start on 15 June 2013 in New South Wales. Read the Ministerial press release. Until 15 of June 2013, the current Working with Children Check continues to apply. The new Working with Children Check covers more people, is more comprehensive, and provides better protection for children. The new model is also consistent with other state and territory Checks, providing a starting point for a National Working with Children Check. What this means for Employers, AUSTSWIM Teachers and Candidates?
 
Stream2013 Regional
Regional STREAM 2013 - Speaker Expressions of Interest Now Open
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | VIC
Aquatics & Recreation Victoria is calling for expressions of interest from people interested in speaking at STREAM in Bendigo on Sunday 20 October 2013.
 
VICSWIM_Summer_Kidz
Employment Opportunity - VICSWIM Summer Kidz Coordinator
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | VIC
An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and dynamic industry professional to join ARV as its VICSWIM Summer Kidz Coordinator.
 
International Conference Program Released!!
Friday, May 17, 2013 | National, International
AUSTSWIM and Water Safety New Zealand is excited to announce that the 2013 International Water Safety & Aquatic Education Conference program is now available.
 
New South Wales Metropolitan SplashOut! '13 Aquatic Conference
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM are pleased to present the program for the New South Wales Metropolitan SplashOut! '13 Aquatic Conference to be held on Sunday the 30th of June at Knox Grammar, Wahroonga New South Wales.
 
NSW AUSTSWIM 2013 Program Launch and Industry Update
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | NSW
NSW AUSTSWIM 2013 Program Launch and Industry Update Find out how you can be involved.
 
SA 2013 AUSTSWIM & DECD Aquatic Conference Program Now Available!
Friday, May 03, 2013 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM and the SA Department for Education and Child Development are pleased to present the program for the SA 2013 AUSTSWIM & DECD Aquatic Conference to be held on Sunday the 7th of July at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens South Australia.
 
NEW AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion - Subsidised Opportunities in NSW
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 | NSW
AUSTSWIM Teachers in NSW have the opportunity to gain the new AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion Accreditation through a series of courses that will offer substantial subsidies.
 
Subsidised Professional Development Opportunity for Current AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability Licence holders
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 | NSW
Current AUSTSWIM Teachers of Aquatics to People with a Disability, in NSW, have the opportunity to attend the new AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion Course at a substantially subsidised cost.
 
 
SplashOut! 13 NSW AUSTSWIM Metropolitan Aquatic Conference SAVE THE DATE
Monday, April 29, 2013 | NSW
SplashOut! 13 NSW AUSTSWIM Metropolitan Aquatic Conference SAVE THE DATE Sunday 30 June 2013 Knox Grammar, Wahroonga
 
AUSTSWIM WA Customer Service Officer Job Vacancy
Friday, April 26, 2013 | National, WA
 
Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo - Sydney
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | NSW
Planning a family?  Already expecting?  Have little ones in tow? Discover what’s best for you, your pregnancy, baby or child at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo – the must see parenting event of the year! Sydney Showground Exhibition Centre, Sydney Olympic Park Friday 24 - Sunday 26 May 2013
 
 
SplashOut! 13 NSW & QLD Regional Aquatic Conference Review
Friday, April 19, 2013 | NSW, QLD
The AUSTSWIM NSW and QLD Business Centres were excited to work in collaboration and take the SplashOut! 13 Regional Aquatic Conference to Peppers Salt Resort Kingscliff, providing a wonderful opportunity for AUSTSWIM teachers in Northern NSW and South East Queensland.
 
 
Hong Kong AUSTSWIM Workshop - 4th May 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013 | International
AUSTSWIM are pleased to be hosting a Professional development workshop on Saturday the 4th of May, 2013 at the Chinese International School Hong Kong.
 
Tasmanian '13 AUSTSWIM Aquatic Conference - Program Now Available!
Friday, April 12, 2013 | National, TAS
Tasmanian '13 AUSTSWIM Aquatic Conference - Program Now Available!
 
Winter Wonderland ARV Industry Gala Awards Dinner
2013 Victorian Award Nominations - Extended ONE Week!
Friday, April 12, 2013 | VIC
The Victorian AUSTSWIM State Award Nominations have now been extended to APRIL 19th.
 
Particpate in National Survey for Parents on Swimming & Water Safety Programs
Thursday, April 11, 2013 | National, International
AUSTSWIM and Royal Life Saving Society – Australia are urging parents whose children have undertaken swimming lessons to share their experiences in a new survey.
 
Marine13 - Boating for the Future International Conference and Trade Exhibition
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 | National
96 speakers from nine countries will address delegates at the Marine13 International Conference and Trade Exhibition being held in Sydney at the end of this month. All 47 sessions and the 96 speakers from Australia, Asia, North America and UK/Europe have now been confirmed.
 
Tougher regulations have been proposed for South Australian swimming pools
Friday, April 05, 2013 | National, SA
The SA Government flagged major changes to backyard pool safety laws this week after a Coronial inquiry into a child's drowning. It's hoped new regulations could be in place by the end of the year.
 
STREAM 2013 - Victorian AUSTSWIM PD Day
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 | VIC
Registrations are now open for STREAM 2013 - Sunday 14 April at Firbank Grammar School, Brighton.
 
Swim Vietnam Work Continues with AUSTSWIM
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 | National, International
Swim Vietnam continues to provide swimming and water safety programs to children in and around Hoi An districts. AUSTSWIM is proud to offer support in the delivery of AUSTSWIM training programs to teachers go onto teach swimming in the Swim Vietnam program.
 
2013 Victorian Industry Awards Presentation - Friday 14 June
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 | VIC
Don't forget to nominate for the 2013 Victorian AUSTSWIM State Awards.
 
NSW MATE Seminar Funded Opportunities
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM is pleased to be able to offer fully funded opportunities to take part in the Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience Seminar
 
Women's Only Swimming and Water Safety Programs
Monday, March 18, 2013 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM recently held a Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Course for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women in Sydney.
 
ACT AUSTSWIM State Awards
Monday, March 18, 2013 | National, ACT
AUSTSWIM would like to congratulate recipients and those that were nominated for the 2012 ACT AUSTSWIM State Awards
 
PARALYMPIC swimmer Matt Cowdrey is accustomed to spending time in the pool.
Monday, February 25, 2013 | SA
The 24-year-old superstar took his love of water to a new level this weekend by moving into an inflatable house inside the Noarlunga Leisure Centre.
 
Laurie Lawrence is to be Key note at South Australian AUSTSWIM Conference
AUSTSWIM South Australia Launch 2013 Conference
Monday, February 25, 2013 | SA
AUSTSWIM South Australia are excited to announce two  outstanding speakers at this years Conference , Laurie Lawrence and Matt Cowdrey.Both will be giving key note speeches , and Laurie has kindly agreed to present  a wet session on Infant aquatics !
 
Women in Swimming Rural Coaching Scholarship 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013 | National
The Women in Swimming Rural Coaching Scholarship (WSRCS) is a partnership between Swimming Australia Ltd (SAL) and the Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) aimed at providing quality opportunities to women and increasing the number of female coaches in Australia. WSRCS will target individuals who might not otherwise be able to access high quality coaching education from rural or remote communities. WSRCS will provide candidates with: Opportunity to access high quality coach education Opportunity to attend the asctaCONVENTION 2013 Opportunity to attain a nationally recognised coaching accreditation In a broader sense the scholarship will benefit swimming communities by providing coaches who are suitably qualified to service swimming members.
 
NSW & QLD SplashOut! 13 Regional Conference - Program and Registration NOW OPEN!
Monday, February 11, 2013 | National, NSW, QLD
AUSTSWIM is pleased to announce that the program and registrations for the NSW and QLD SplashOut! 13 Regional Conference are now open. And it is with great pleasure that we can announce AUSTSWIM Ambassador Geoff Huegill will be in attendance.
 
Fully Funded Opportunities for the Korean Community in Sydney
Friday, February 08, 2013 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM, with the support of the NSW Government, i spleased to be able to offer fully funded training opportunities to the Korean Community in Sydney
 
Fully Funded Opportunities for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women
Thursday, January 31, 2013 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM with the support of the NSW Government is pleased to announce it will be holding an AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Course for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women
 
NO YOUNG LIVES LOST THIS SUMMER AT COMMUNITY POOLS IN SA
Watch Around Water Working in SA
Thursday, January 31, 2013 | National, SA
Parents and Children attending public aquatic centres in South Australia are heeding the Watch Around Water message and keeping their children safe. The hot weather has increased attendance at public pools but incidents involving children have declined.
 
Bupa Health Insurance Benefits for Australian Families
Thursday, January 24, 2013 | National, International
AUSTSWIM and Bupa working together to make learn to swim and water safety education more accessible for Australian families!
 
 
Visit AUSTSWIM at the 2013 Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo's
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 | National
Planning a family? Already expecting? Have little ones in tow? Discover what’s best for you, your pregnancy, baby or child at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo – the must see parenting event of the year!
 
Clubware Swim Centre Management System
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 | National
Clubware is a facility management software package that can administer all areas of a membership based business, including accounts, bookings, classes, programmes, arrivals and even retail point-of-sale. Its key benefit to your business is that it frees staff from time-consuming and repetitive administration, allowing them to focus on the most important aspect – its students and members.
 
AUSTSWIM State Awards - Don't Forget to Nominate!
Tuesday, January 01, 2013 | National
AUSTSWIM the Australasian Council for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety is now seeking your nominations to highlight the outstanding achievements of teachers, presenters, swim centres and other industry stakeholders.

Year: 2012

 
Kids Can Drown Without a Sound
Monday, December 17, 2012 | National, NSW
The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) is conducting a state-wide portable pool safety campaign “Kids Can Drown Without a Sound” for English and non-English speaking community groups. The campaign was developed after experts were concerned by the number of children experiencing drowning and near drowning incidents in portable swimming pools.
 
SplashOut! 13 NSW North Coast and South East QLD Aquatic Conference
Monday, December 17, 2012 | NSW, QLD
AUSTSWIM is pleased to offer teachers in Northern NSW and South East QLD this exciting professional development opportunity. So pencil the date into your diary. The SplashOut! 13 Conference will be held at Peppers Salt Resort, Kingscliff on Saturday 13 April 2013
 
Adelaide city Council launch new initiative
Active City (Physical Activity) Strategy for Adelaide City
Monday, December 17, 2012 | SA
Adelaide City Council is preparing an Active City (Physical Activity) Strategy for the City. 
 
Teach the teachers because they hold the key to the future of swimming in Australia..
LAURIE LAWRENCE TEAMS UP WITH AUSTSWIM TO TEACH THE TEACHERS
Thursday, December 13, 2012 | National
With summer in full swing water safety and swimming lessons are again front of mind for Australian families AUSTSWIM - Australia’s national organisation for the teaching of swimming and water safety™ and The Laurie Lawrence World Wide Swim School has devised a program to teach the teachers the Laurie Lawrence way..
 
Sue Warner - AUSTSWIM Manager WA Business Centre and Logan K. Howlett, JP - Mayor of City of Cockburn.
AUSTSWIM MATE Seminar Launched in WA
Thursday, December 13, 2012 | WA
 
Swim Vietnam Achievements in 2012 and Volunteer in 2013
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | National
Swim Vietnam is a charity based in Central Vietnam, which operates 4 swim schools in Vietnam -  2 in Hoi An and 2 in Duy Xuyen District providing free learn to swim and water safety lessons for Vietnamese children.
 
NSW Maritime Launches Lifejacket Campaign
Monday, December 10, 2012 | NSW
Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay launched a new water safety campaign to bring down the rising number of boating fatalities in NSW.
 
AUSTSWIM Partners with the Local Korean Community
Monday, December 10, 2012 | National, NSW, International
AUSTSWIM has partnered with the local Sydney Korean Community in Sydney is help provide much needed training for swimming and water safety teachers.
 
 
WORLD WIDE PD TRAINING FOR AUSTSWIM TEACHERS - FREE OFFER
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 | National, International
Jointly AUSTSWIM and World Wide Swim School have created a world first promotion that will deliver over 3 million dollars worth of training to all AUSTSWIM licensed teachers.
 
NSW AUSTSWIM Teacher Celebreates 50 Years in the Industry
Saturday, December 01, 2012 | NSW
In December 2013, New South Wales based AUSTSWIM Teacher, Pat Taylor celebrated 50 years in the swimming industry with family, friends, colleagues and some former students. Pat has taught learn to swim and water safety education to thousands and has no plans to retire.
 
Clark Rubber team up with AUSTSWIM Ambassador, Brooke Hanson
Saturday, December 01, 2012 | National
To ensure Aussie families are SAFER around the pool this summer, Clark Rubber has teamed up with AUSTSWIM Ambassador and Olympic swimmer, Brooke Hanson, to promote some simple tips to ensure your time in the pool this summer is SAFER, and most of all, fun.
 
Introducing AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion
Saturday, December 01, 2012 | National
AUSTSWIM is excited to announce the launch of the new AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion course.
 
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! International Water Safety & Aquatic Education Conference!! 3-5 October 2013 Queenstown NZ
Friday, November 16, 2012 | National
AUSTSWIM and Water Safety New Zealand are pleased to announce that early bird registrations for the 2013 International Water Safety and Aquatic Education Conference are now open!
 
New AUSTSWIM Assessor Module Launched – FREE to AUSTSWIM Teachers
Monday, November 12, 2012 | National
New AUSTSWIM Assessor Module Launched – FREE to AUSTSWIM Teachers
 
Sue Warner
TEACHER ARTICLE: - The Importance of Lesson Planning
Thursday, November 08, 2012 | National
Presented at the 2012 National AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Conference.
 
The 2012 AUSTSWIM South Australia Aquatic Awards were recently held at Immanuel College, South Australia.
Congratulations to the 2012 AUSTSWIM South Australian Award Recipients
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | National, SA
Welcoming delegates from across South Australia, the 2012 conference proved once again to be a success with numbers reaching over 170 conference delegates in attendance on the day.   The 2012 South Australian AUSTSWIM Awards are presented to individuals, that achieve the highest standards of aquatic education excellence. To be eligible for an award the nominees must have been able to demonstrate considerable experience and or knowledge in all Areas of the selection criteria.
 
2013 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Conference Speaker Expression of Interest Applications - NOW OPEN!
Monday, October 22, 2012 | National
Interested in Speaking at the 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Conference?
 
SplashOut! 12 NSW AUSTSWIM Metropolitan Aquatic Conference Review
Monday, October 22, 2012 | National
The SplashOut! 12 NSW AUSTSWIM Metropolitan Aquatic Conference was held at Knox Grammar on Sunday 7 October 2012.
 
Vietnam Swim Mission
Friday, October 19, 2012 | National, International
Travel to Vietnam and spend time teaching vulnerable children learn to swim and water safety.
 
AUSTSWIM Tasmania Conference - 2013 Date Announced
Thursday, October 04, 2012 | National, TAS
AUSTSWIM will hold the Tasmanian State Confernce in Launceston on 18th May 2013. A dinner will be on the 18th May where the Tasmanian AUSTSWIM State Award Recipients will be announced. Further details will be available over the coming months. To register your interest email tas@austswim.com.au
 
Professional Development Opportunity Sydney
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | NSW
Professional Development opportunities currently exist in Sydney's Eastern suburbs. So if you require some much needed professional development or are interested expanding your knowledge and learning about competitive swimming from a learn to swim perspective then this workshop is for you.
 
AUSTSWIM Most Outstanding Award Recipient
Outstanding Water Safety Efforts Honoured
Wednesday, September 05, 2012 | National
On Friday 31 August 2012 at Le Montage Events Centre, Lilyfield, AUSTSWIM hosted the 2012 NSW Water Safety Awards in conjunction with the NSW AUSTSWIM Awards of Excellence. Over 140  members of the aquatic industry gathered with colleagues, friends and family to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to water safety and education in NSW. TV Presenter Tim Gilbert was on hand as Master of Ceremonies and with his relaxed manner he certainly provided all those in attendance with a lot of laughs
 
Queensland AUSTSWIM 2012 Regional Aquatic Conference - Townsville
Queensland AUSTSWIM 2012 Regional Aquatic Conference - Townsville
Monday, September 03, 2012 | National, QLD
AUSTSWIM are pleased to release the program and booking form for the 2012 Queensland AUSTSWIM Regional Aquatic Conference which is being held at Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville on Sunday 21 October 2012.
 
Free Seminars available to South Australia
Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience (MATE) Seminar
Monday, September 03, 2012 | SA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to announce FREE community  workshops designed to give you the information, skills and confidence to take your ‘MATE’ to the pool for recreation activities. The MATE Seminar is not about swimming strokes; it is a guide to encouraging and facilitating physical activity in an aquatic environment for people who do not always have the opportunity to participate in aquatic activity. Why is aquatic activity beneficial? It promotes a sense of wellbeing and maximises body function and independence. It can also improve mood and increases self-esteem. Other benefits include an endorsement of water safety principles and it also provides fitness opportunities for you and your MATE.
 
New South Wales Cultural And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Forum
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | NSW
AUSTSWIM is very excited to be in a position to develop Cultural And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) resources to meet the needs of the multicultural candidates we have attending our courses. To understand the needs of our CALD candidates we would like to invite you to attend a forum.
 
New South Wales Making Aquatics A Terrific Experience Seminar Series
Friday, August 24, 2012 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM, with the support of the NSW Ministry for Police and Emergency Services, is excited to be able to offer AUSTSWIM Teachers in NSW fully funded seminar places.
 
Traineeship Opportunity (Part Time) - SA Business Centre
Friday, August 03, 2012 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM has a part time traineeship role available in the SA Business Centre in Adelaide.
 
2012 National AUSTSWIM Learn to Swim and Water Safety Education Awards
Friday, August 03, 2012 | National
The 2012 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference was recently held on the Gold Coast. This is the 4th year AUSTSWIM has held the National Conference at the Radisson Resort. Leading the way in Aquatic Education the annual conference has established itself with not only providing a great weekend away but an opportunity for members of the aquatic industry to gain new and invaluable information to help assist in the continued growth and development of the industry. Welcoming delegates from across Australia and from all corners of the globe, the conference proved once again to be a success with numbers reaching capacity registering over 400 conference delegates in attendance over the weekend. On Saturday 14th July the AUSTSWIM Awards dinner was held with members of the aquatic industry gathering to recognise, honour and congratulate some of Australia’s unsung idols of lean to swim and water safety education. The evening had it all, Hosted by the Master of Ceremonies Duo of AUSTSWIM Ambassador Brooke Hanson and Kurt Hanson. The Night was themed Black and White as AUSTSWIM along with Water Safety New Zealand, took the opportunity to launch the International Water Safety & Aquatic Education Conference- to be held in Queenstown New Zealand from 3rd-5th October 2013.
 
NSW Professional Development Opportunities - Now Available!
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | National, NSW
The Royal Life Saving Society NSW is offering Swim and Survive Professional Development Opportunities
 
Emma Morton, Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM State Awards Announced
Thursday, May 17, 2012 | National
Tasmanian has celebrated it's AUSTSWIM teachers achievements at a night in Launceston.
 
Emma with Rachel Rickards
Congratulations Emma Morton - 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Award Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
Emma Morton has been award 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimmign and Water Safety of the year.
 
Launceston Aquatic
Congratulations Launceston Aquatic Centre - 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Recognised Swim Centre Award Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
On Monday the 14th of May, Launceston Aquatic Centre were awarded the 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Recognised Swim Centre of the Year Award.
 
Lindy Crack
Congratulations Lindy Crack - 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disabilty Award Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
Lindy Crack has been awarded the 2012 AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability Award.
 
Ceri with Robyn Pryce Jones
Congratulations Ceri Weeks - 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Presenter of the Year Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
Ceri Weeks has been acknowledged with the Presenter of the Year Award at the 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Awards
 
Robyn with Gordon Mallet
Congratulations Robyn Pryce-Jones - 2012 Tasmanian Most Outstanding Contribution to AUSTSWIM Award Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
Robyn Pryce-Jones has been recognised for her long association with AUSTSWIM by being awarded the 2012 Outstanding Service Award for Tasmania.
 
Susan in the green with her fellow staff members
Congratulations Susan Smith - 2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Infant and Preschool Aquatics Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | TAS
Susan Smith from Launceston Swim School has been recognised as the Infant and Preschool Aquatics Teacher for Tasmania for 2012.
 
2012 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference - Program Available!
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 | National
AUSTSWIM are pleased to release the program and booking form for the 2012 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference at Radisson Resort, Gold Coast from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th July, 2012.
 
AUSTSWIM SplashOut! 12 Regional NSW Aquatic Conference
Friday, April 27, 2012 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM hosted the SplashOut! 12 Regional Aquatic Conference on Saturday 21 April 2012 at Kinross Wolaroi School Orange
 
 
Teacher Article: Elevator Pitch
Friday, March 30, 2012 | National
Are your learn to swim and water safety teachers the best networkers for your business? Do you make an impact at networking functions or meeting people face to face? How memorable are you when meeting strangers?
 
AUSTSWIM License holders also gain the NZ National Certificate in Recreation and Sport, Aquatics (Swim Education)
Thursday, March 29, 2012 | National, International
Skills Active Aotearoa and Water Safety New Zealand, an AUSTSWIM Council member, work together to provide a nationally recognised aquatic qualification in the learn to swim sector in NZ.
 
 
School Swimming Scheme Alive and Well
Friday, March 16, 2012 | National, NSW
The New South Wales Department of Education and Communities School Swimming Scheme is alive and well.
 
AUSTSWIM Licensed Teacher™ Update – Added Insurance Benefit
Thursday, March 15, 2012 | National
Automatic insurance for all AUSTSWIM Licensed Teachers™
 
AUSTSWIM Visits Moree
Thursday, March 15, 2012 | NSW
AUSTSWIM visited the Moree Artesian Bath's and run an Indigenous AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ Course.
 
James Pittar
AUSTSWIM Launches MATE in NSW
Monday, March 12, 2012 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM was excited to be joined by members of the aquatic industry along with members of the disability and ageing sector to officially launch MATE  (Making Aquatics a terrific Experience) on Wednesday 7 March 2012 at Ripples Leisure Centre, St Marys.
 
AUSTSWIM WA Swim Centre Forum
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 | WA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to be hosting forums for swim centres in Western Australia.
 
Reduce Drowning by Half – The Australian Water Safety Council Conference
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 | National
A draft strategy to reduce drowning deaths in Australia by 50% by 2020 will be revealed at the Australian Water Safety Conference in June.
 
2012 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM State Awards - nominations open!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | TAS
Calling for nominations for the 2012 Tasmanian AUSTWIM State Awards.
 
NSW AUSTSWIM SplashOut! Regional 12 Aquatic Conference
Monday, February 20, 2012 | National, NSW
The NSW AUSTSWIM SpashOut! Regional 12 Aquatic Conference will be held Saturday 21 April at Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange. The conference program and registrations are now open, so get in quick and book your space so you don't miss out! There are a number of other workshop and extension opportunities available in conjunction with the conference.
 
Four Year Old Xavier’s Brave Story
Tuesday, February 07, 2012 | QLD
 
STREAM 2012 - Metro Victorian AUSTSWIM Teacher PD Day
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 | National
Following its successful introduction at Ballarat in 2011, attention now turns to the metropolitan Melbourne edition of STREAM at Firbank Grammar School, Brighton, to be held on Sunday 15 April, 2012.
 
ADULTS AUSTSWIM COURSE FOR TASSIE
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | TAS
A AUSTSWIM Teacher of Adults course has been scheduled for 14 & 15 April in Launceston. 
 
International Employment Opportunities
Monday, January 30, 2012 | National, International
Hold a current AUSTSWIM Licence? Looking for something different in 2012? Why not travel to Vietnam or East Timor and spend time education vulnerable children about learn to swim and water safety?
 
AUSTSWIM and Royal Life Saving to Conduct a National Survey for Teachers of Swimming and Water Safety
Monday, January 30, 2012 | National, International
AUSTSWIM and Royal Life Saving Society - Australia are conducting a survey for Teachers of Swimming and Water Safety. By participating in this survey you will be commenting on the development of swimming and water safety skills of children in your classes and the content of Swimming and Water Safety Programs.
 
Interested in Speaking at the 2012 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | National
AUSTSWIM are currently calling for expressions of interest from people interested in speaking at the 2012 National AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Conference.
 
AUSTSWIM Teacher Training in Vietnam
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | National, International
In August 2011 further AUSTSWIM teacher of swimming and water safety training was conducted to increase the number and quality of swimming instructors in Hoi An and Duy Xuyen in Central Vietnam in order to reduce the risk of children drowning.
 
ACT AUSTSWIM State Awards of Excellence 2011
Thursday, January 19, 2012 | National
On Wednesday 7 December 2011 the ACT AUSTSWIM State Awards of Excellence were presented as part of the ACT Water Safety Awards.
 
GEOFF HUEGILL: BE YOUR BEST- HUNT FOR GOLD
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | National
Australian Premiere Exclusive, Wednesday, February 15 at 7.30pm on Foxtels Bio channel.

Year: 2011

 
AUSTSWIM Aim to Make Aquatics Easier for all our MATE's
Thursday, December 22, 2011 | National
AUSTSWIM is now excited to introduce Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience (MATE), an innovative and interactive community seminar aimed at optimising health and wellness opportunities for people with medical conditions and/or disabilities.
 
Teacher Article: The Ripple Effect
Thursday, December 22, 2011 | National
Read this snapshot of the well-received personal development session JSP presented to the delegates at the 2011 WA AUSTSWIM King Neptune conference. The captive audience listened to and worked through realistic and inspiring strategies to implement in work, life and play. 
 
Project Officer Job Opportunity - QLD
Thursday, December 22, 2011 | QLD
 
Renovated Adelaide Aquatic Centre Reopens
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 | National, SA
 
Traineeship Job Opportunity in AUSTSWIM Head Office Melbourne
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 | VIC
A full time traineeshiop role is available in AUSTSWIM Head Office, Melbourne to commence January 2012. A great opportunity for someone wishing to work in the aquatics industry.
 
Trainee Role Job Opportunity NSW office
Monday, November 28, 2011 | NSW
AUSTSWIM has a full time job opporutnity available in the NSW office at Castle Hill for a Customer Service /Administration (Traineeship).
 
SA Aquatic Regional Champions Project
Friday, November 11, 2011 | National, SA
Aquatic Regional Champions Project in South Australia to Raise Water Safety Awareness
 
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STREAM 2011 - Victoria AUSTSWIM Teacher™ PD Day
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | VIC
STREAM 2011, the Victorian AUSTSWIM Teacher™ Professional Development day for regional Victoria was held in Sunday 23rd October.  Following feedback from the industry, Summit has been replaced by two professional development opportunities: one regional and one metropolitan day. The aim is to re-focus professional development training needs that are specific to AUSTSWIM Teachers™.
 
Indigenous Community Training
Friday, November 04, 2011 | National, QLD
The AUSTSWIM Queensland Business Centre provide much needed training in Yarrabah, an indigenous community approximately 60km south of Cairns, Queensland.
 
2011 WA AUSTSWIM State Awards
Monday, October 24, 2011 | National
The 2011 WA AUSTSWIM King Neptune Aquatic Conference at Chisholm Catholic College, on Saturday 15th of October, provided the perfect opportunity to recognise individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution to water safety and education in WA.
 
SplashOut 11 NSW AUSTSWIM Metropolitan Aquatic Conference
Friday, October 21, 2011 | National, NSW
 
Help AUSTSWIM Ambassador; Geoff Huegill win the Swisse People's Award
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 | National
AUSTSWIM Ambassador; Geoff Huegill is in the running to win the Swisse People’s Choice Award which has now gone live!
 
MC - Ben Damon
2011 NSW Water Safety Awards in conjunction with the 2011 AUSTSWIM NSW Awards of Excellence
Friday, October 14, 2011 | National, NSW
AUSTSWIM hosted the 2011 NSW Water Safety Awards in conjunction with the 2011 AUSTSWIM NSW Awards of Excellence at Le Montage Events Centre, Lilyfield on Thursday 29 September
 
MATE Workshop Opportunities
Monday, October 03, 2011 | National
The Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience (MATE) workshops have been specifically designed to encourage and support carers and support staff who accompany people with a medical condition or disability to the pool.
 
ACT AUSTSWIM State Award Nominations - NOW OPEN!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | ACT
Nominations for the ACT AUSTSWIM State Awards are now open.
 
'STREAM' Victorian AUSTSWIM Regional PD Day - PROGRAM AVAILABLE!
Monday, September 26, 2011 | National, VIC
New to Victoria!! AUSTSWIM are proud to launch 'STREAM' Victorian AUSTSWIM Regional PD Day! This year this event will be held at Ballarat Grammar School on 23rd October, 2011.
 
VICSWIM
VICSWIM Summer Kidz Employment Opportunities
Thursday, September 22, 2011 | VIC
Looking for some extra work over the summer holidays? VICSWIM is returning in Summer 2012 and Vic’s back to make a splash!
 
Watch Around the Water
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 | SA
Did you know that 41 children aged 9 years old and under drowned in 2009-2010 in Australia?
 
NSW AUSTSWIM Metro SplashOut! Aquatic Conference - PROGRAM AVAILABLE
Friday, September 09, 2011 | National, NSW
NSW AUSTSWIM Metro SplashOut! Aquatic Conference program and registration form - now available to download!!
 
Job Vacancy for a Customer Servicer Officer is available in the NSW Business Centre
Job Vacancy - NSW Business Centre
Friday, September 02, 2011 | NSW
 
WA AUSTSWIM 'King Neptune' Aquatic Conference - PROGRAM AVAILABLE
Friday, August 26, 2011 | National, WA
WA AUSTSWIM 'King Neptune' Aquatic Conference program and registration form - now available to download!!
 
Research Participation - Invitation
Thursday, August 11, 2011 | National
AUSTSWIM would like to invite you to participate in a survey developed by a student at Sydney University who is conducting a study into Attitudes and Perceptions relating to teaching children with disability to swim. 
 
‘Stream’ 2011 Victorian AUSTSWIM Regional PD Day presented by Aquatics and Recreation Victoria
Thursday, August 11, 2011 | National, VIC
New to Victoria!! AUSTSWIM are proud to launch 'STREAM' Victorian AUSTSWIM Regional PD Day! This year this event will be held at Ballarat Grammar School on 23rd October, 2011.
 
WSNZ Elected to AUSTSWIM Council
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 | National
New Zealand (WSNZ) has been elected as a member of The Australian Council for of Teaching Swimming and Water Safety (AUSTSWIM). This appointment is significant as, while AUSTSWIM works in partnership with a number of international countries in the provision of AUSTSWIM teacher™ training, it is the first time an organization outside of Australia has been elected to the Council.
 
New Zealand Water Safety Conference 2011
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 | International
The conference committee are pleased to provide the Registration Brochure for Water: Our Fatal Attraction, the New Zealand Water Safety Conference 2011.
 
Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience (MATE)
Wednesday, August 03, 2011 | National
AUSTSWIM is very excited to introduce Making Aquatics a Terrific Experience (MATE), a motivating and interactive workshop that has been specifically designed to encourage and support carers and support staff who accompany people with a medical condition and or disability to the pool.
 
AUSTSWIM Professional Development Opportunity - Hobart
Tuesday, August 02, 2011 | TAS
Two exciting Professional Development opportunities will be happening in Hobart during September, 2011.
 
2011 NSW Water Safety Awards in conjunction with the NSW AUSTSWIM State Awards of Excellence - NOMINATIONS OPEN!
Thursday, July 28, 2011 | National, NSW
Each year, AUSTSWIM provide an opportunity to identify and honour individual AUSTSWIM Teachers™, Presenters and Recognised Swim Centres from across the country for their respective contributions to aquatic education and water safety. AUSTSWIM and Communities NSW are pleased to announce that the nominations for the 2011 NSW AUSTSWIM State Awards of Excellence and 2011 NSW Water Safety Awards are now open.
 
2011 SA AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Seminar In-conjunction with DECS Swimming Unit
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to announce that the program and booking form for the 2011 SA AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Seminar In-conjunction with DECS Swimming Unit is now available to download!
 
2011 National AUSTSWIM Aquatic Industry Awards
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | National, International
On Saturday 16th of July, 2011, members of the aquatic industry, family, friends and special guests gathered for a special night of celebration at the 2011 National AUSTSWIM Aquatic Industry Awards Dinner.
 
Exciting and challenging new roles in Regional South Australia
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 | SA
AUSTSWIM and DECS currently have exciting positions available for REGIONAL CHAMPIONS for SWIMMING and WATER SAFETY in Limestone Coast,Yorke & Mid North, Eyre & Western, and Murray & Mallee regions. The roles will primarily be responsible for engaging with local community to source more water safety and swimming instructors and create more opportunities for people to attend accredited water safety and swimming training in the selected regional areas.
 
Volunteer AUSTSWIM Teachers needed for Vietnam swim Program
Monday, July 04, 2011 | National, International
Did you know that at least 10 children drown every day in Vietnam?
 
AUSTSWIM Attends World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vietnam
Monday, July 04, 2011 | National
AUSTSWIM was pleased to be involved at the recent World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vietnam.
 
AUSTSWIM - WA Business Centre Position Available
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | WA
AUSTSWIM is seeking a Customer Service Officer to work in our WA Business Centre.
 
Swimming Pool Solar Hot Water Systems - Brought to you by Hy-Clor
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | National
Wondered whether it is worth your while to install a swimming pool solar hot water system at your swimming complex?
 
Indigenous AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ Course
Wednesday, June 08, 2011 | National, NSW
The AUSTSWIM - NSW Business Centre was plased to launch the new Indigenous AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ Course.
 
QLD AUSTSWIM Metro 12th Aquatic Workshop Wrap
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 | QLD
AUSTSWIM held the12th QLD AUSTSWIM Metro Aquatic Workshop on Sunday 10th April 2011, giving all who attended not only the opportunity to gain some Professional Development hours but also provided a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere to network with fellow teachers, swim school managers and presenters.
 
Employment Opportunities
Saturday, May 28, 2011 | National
Looking for Employment? AUSTSWIM and Sportspeople are working together to provide the industry with a comprehensive listing of positions available.
 
NSW AUSTSWIM SplashOut! Regional Aquatic Conference 2011 Wrap
Friday, May 27, 2011 | ACT, NSW
Saturday the 16th of April, 2011 saw AUSTSWIM, with the support of the Royal Life Saving Society ACT Branch and the AIS Aquatic Centre, host the 2011 AUSTSWIM SplashOut! Regional Aquatic Conference at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
 
2011 Tasmanian AUSTSWIM Aquatic Conference Wrap
Thursday, May 26, 2011 | National, TAS
The Tasmanian 2011 AUSTSWIM Aquatic Conference held at the Door of Hope in Launceston has been heralded a great success. 
 
Victorian Aquatic Industy Breakfast Workshop
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | VIC
Aquatics & Recreation Victoria (ARV) are committed to helping you maintain your qualifications and provide all teachers with the opportunity to increase their knowledge base.  As part of this commitment, ARV is hosting the following breakfast workshop (to be held on Monday 6 July, starting at 7.30am) that is sure to be of value to you and your staff.
 
AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ Course in Korean
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 | NSW
The AUSTSWIM - NSW Business Centre with AUSTSWIM Presenter David Lee are pleased to be able to offer the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ Course in Korean.
 
NSW AUSTSWIM Regional Professional Development Series 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 | ACT, NSW
AUSTSWIM would like to take this opportunity to invite you to be part of the NSW Regional AUSTSWIM Professional Development Series 2011.
 
Queensland Aquatics Sustainability Program (QASP)
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 | QLD
ALFAQ has entered into an agreement with the DERM to implement an environmental sustainability program aimed at providing aquatic facilities with a range of tools to implement more effective practices in the usage of chemicals, energy and water, and the management and reduction of associated waste. The program will be referred to as the Queensland Aquatics Sustainability Program (QASP). The QASP will involve 20 various aquatic facilities including indoor, outdoor and swim schools, undertaking a range of activities to reduce their energy, water and wasteage costs.
 
NEW AUSTSWIM Swim Centre Recogniton Scheme
Friday, May 13, 2011 | National, International
AUSTSWIM are very pleased to invite swim centres to be recognised by the Australian Council for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety through the new AUSTSWIM SWIM CENTRE RECOGNITION scheme.
 
2011 AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference - Registrations Open!
Friday, April 15, 2011 | National, International
AUSTSWIM are pleased to announce that the program and registration form for the AUSTSWIM National Aquatic Education Conference 2011 is now available to download!!
 
AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability™ licence scheduled for Tasmania
Monday, April 04, 2011 | TAS
An AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability™ extension licence will be held in Hobart on 28 - 29 May, 2011
 
Media Release - AUSTSWIM Training and Licensing in NZ
Friday, April 01, 2011 | National, International
Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) today announced the introduction of the AUSTSWIM Training Programme™ in New Zealand.
 
WETS AQUA INSTRUCTOR COURSE - MARCH 2011
Friday, March 04, 2011 | ACT
Facilities all around Australia are ALWAYS seeking effective and enthusiastic aqua instructors. Participate in this nationally recognised course and become confident and qualified to lead community aqua exercise classes.
 
New Staff Member
Friday, February 11, 2011 | TAS
Royal Life Saving Tasmania (RLST) and AUSTSWIM are pleased to be welcoming Tracey Parry to the RLST team.
 
AUSTSWIM Presenter Training Course - New Zealand 2011
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 | National, International
AUSTSWIM is seeking dynamic and experienced people to train to become Presenters in the field of Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety.

Year: 2010

 
2011 SA AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Seminar In-conjunction with DECS Swimming Unit
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 | National, SA
AUSTSWIM are pleased to announce that the date and venue for the 2011 SA AUSTSWIM Aquatic Education Seminar In-conjunction with DECS Swimming Unit has been set!
 
AUSTSWIM Teacher Recognition Scheme
Friday, November 19, 2010 | National, International
Have you held an AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence™ for 10, 20 or 30 years?
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