Terms and Conditions
  • Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • The National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards are open to all employees of or owners and operators of an Aquatic Facility within Australia. The Aquatic Facility may be a public and/or commercial facility, a health or education facility or a Temporary Residential Facility such as a Camping or Caravan Park, a Hotel / Motel or a Resort

  • Content must be original and created by a permanent Australian resident.

  • All entries must be relevant to the last 12 months

  • All entrants must certify that the entry is their original work

  • Entry may be by the author or nominated by a third party (for example, a Facility Manager), providing the originator accepts the nomination in writing.

  • An entry may be submitted by more than one person (for example, a Lifeguard and Swim Teacher)

  • Where the entry is a collaborative effort, all major contributors should be included on the entry form and any supporting documentation. A team entry may comprise up to three individuals. If there are more than three major contributors, the entry will be attributed to the organisation or program.

  • Royal Life Saving Society - Australia reserves the right to verify the entry using the contact details provided on the entry form.

  • Individuals / organisations entering a different nomination for more than one category must complete a separate entry form for each category.

  • If it meets the eligibility criteria, the same item can be entered in more than one category provided a separate entry and entry form is submitted for each category.

  • All entries should be factually correct and must be the author’s own work.

  • Each entry should be uploaded separately.

  • The judges have the right to reject an entry which, in their opinion, does not comply with the requirements of the recognition program, including but not limited to, category suitability and entry requirements. 

  • The judges have the right to place a nomination in another category if, in their opinion, it fits better into that category. 

  • The judges’ decision is final. No discussion or correspondence will be entered into.

  • Royal Life Saving Society - Australia reserves the right to use all material submitted and to reproduce it solely for the purpose of promoting the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards.

  • Royal Life Saving Society - Australia reserves the right to withdraw an entry and/or award winner if it finds out at a later date that the entrant did not comply with the entry conditions.

Key Dates

Nominations Open 11th April

Nomination Close 3rd June

Finalist notified 14th June

​Announcements  Aug / Sep




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