• 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 […]
  • HRH The Prince Philip
    It is with enormous sadness that we hear of the news of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Alongside our Patron, HM The Queen, the Duke has been a great supporter of the Society for which we are immensely grateful. All members of the Society across the Commonwealth are […]
  • Newsletter
    Royal Life Saving Queensland release the Autumn Newsletter in which we provide an update on:– The enormous success we are having with the release of our Swim Teacher Couse– The announcement of our Aquafutures Conference 2021– The release of the Australian Water Safety Strategy for 2030– Reporting on the Royal Life Saving Beach Championships– Announcing […]
  • Primary & Secondary School Lifesaving Championships
    The Queensland Primary and Secondary School Life Saving Championships are being held on 23 May 2021, at the Sunshine Coast Grammar Aquatic Centre. The event allows schools that undertake programs such as Swim and Survive to give students a sporting alternative. The Championships are being hosted by the Sunshine Coast Grammar Pool Lifesaving Club, which […]
  • Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030
    Since 1998, the Australian Water Safety Council (AWSC) has produced National Water Safety Plans and Strategies to guide the activities of the Australian water safety community and work towards a reduction of drowning deaths. The new Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030 has been launched. The Australian Water Safety Strategy (AWSS) plays an essential role in […]
  • Townsville Courses
    Royal Life Saving Queensland are pleased to announce we are running courses at Kokoda Memorial Pool at Mudingburra, Townsville from Thursday April 15 to Sunday April 18. To enrol into one of these courses, please click here.