• HM The Queen on Conference Call
    Royal Life Saving is delighted that Her Majesty The Queen, 95, Patron of the Royal Life Saving Society since 1952, dedicated time to reflect on the importance of drowning prevention work. In 1941 as the then Princess Elizabeth, she was the first young person in the Commonwealth to achieve the Society’s Junior Respiration Award, providing […]
  • ANZCOR First Aid Guidelines
    Royal Life Saving Queensland is a member of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). As trainers will recall, at the trainers workshops we have been discussing the recently updated ANZCOR guidelines. The ARC have now released new guidelines for First Aid, which includes: ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.1 – First Aid for Management of Bleeding ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.5 […]
  • UN Resolution on Drowning Prevention
    The United Nations passed its first ever Resolution on Global Drowning Prevention (A/75/L.76) during the seventy-fifth session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday 28th April 2021. The Resolution was brought to the United Nations by Ireland and Bangladesh, and co-sponsored by 79 countries including Australia. UK charity Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RLNI) have provided […]
  • ANZCOR Basic Life Support Guideline
    The Australian Resuscitation Council has released new guidelines for Basic Life Support. A summary of the changes can be downloaded form this link. You can view the guidelines at this link. Royal Life Saving Queensland is a member of the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC). As trainers will recall, at the trainers workshops we have been […]
  • Royal Life Saving releases Position Statement on CPR on Infants
    Royal Life Saving aligns its first aid training with the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines and thenationally recognised units of competency HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitationand HLTAID011 Provide first aid. With regard to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in infants, 0-1 years, ‘ANZCOR Guideline 6 – Compressions’ states that… ‘A person requiring chest compressions should be placed on their back […]