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  • RLSSA Reminds to KEEP WATCH

    Drowning deaths occur quickly, silently and in almost any body of water including nappy buckets, farm dams, rivers, lakes, beaches, ponds, water features, inflatable pools and home swimming pools and

  • RLSSA warns of dangers rural waterways

    Royal Life Saving Society Australia is aware that many people are often fooled by the seemingly calm water of rural waterways.

  • WWS 2007 files available online

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the release to the world of the abstracts, presentations and papers of the World Water Safety 2007 Conference and Exhibition held in Porto and Matosinhos, Po

  • New ILS Position Statement

    The ILS has great pleasure in presenting this new Position Statement to demonstrate the importance of swimming and water safety in drowning prevention.

  • ILS World Drowning Report

    This report is the first ILS World Drowning Report, that aims to: define the current global drowning problem, identify the current state of drowning mortality data collection, provide strategies to en

  • New Cooperation Agreement

    The 30th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) was organised 26 - 30 November 2007 in Geneva/Switzerland.

  • Swim to Survive on World Stage

    The City of Mississauga and Lifesaving Society Ontario presented the Swim to Survive Programme as part of the 2007 World Leadership Awards in London, England.

  • Lifesaving into Masters Games

    Surf Lifesaving is introduced as the 27th sport for the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games. The Surf Lifesaving competition at the Games will be held over two days with events open to men and women over the age of 30.

    Surf Life Saving Australia's General Manager of Surf Sports, Grant Baldock, believes the inclusion of Surf Lifesaving at the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games is a boost for both parties providing profile to Masters Surf Lifesaving and another world class competition for athletes.

  • Palace Welcome for Rescue 2010

    At a reception at St James’s Palace on 28th November HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and Lord Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, congratulated Britain’s lifesaving m

  • WWS 2011 Bid opened

    The World Water Safety Conference and Exhibition (WWS) is one of the most important events on the calendar of the ILS.

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