Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre have been awarded ‘Excellence in Aquatic Safety – By an Aquatic Facility (Small)’ as part of the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards.
The awards are an initiative of the National Aquatic Industry Safety Committee to acknowledge the achievements of aquatic facilities and individuals towards improving health and safety outcomes within their communities.
Craig Roberts, National Manager Aquatic Industry, Royal Life Saving Society – Australia said ,“By celebrating the excellent work being done by individuals and organisations, our goal is to motivate people within the industry to increase the level of safety for their community, cultivating an environment where health and safety initiatives are continually being reviewed and developed.”
“Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre were recognised for their leadership of safety systems, training, and workforce engagement.”
Constructed in the 1950s, Goulburn Aquatic and Leisure Centre has a long history, and as the only aquatic facility in the region, plays a huge role in the community. Under new management in 2016 the centre reviewed their operations and developed an ambitious plan to breathe new life into an aging facility.
In less than a year, management has shown drastic improvements in their safety culture, demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement of aquatic health and safety outcomes.
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