Locking out the kids to keep them safe

December 1 is 'National Check-Your-Pool-Gate Day', a day when we're all encouraged to check pool gates are working properly. When was the last time you checked yours? Last month? Last year? Never? Are you sure it always swings back and locks every single time?

Brooke Hanson: “my story and safety tips”

In 2007, I was swimming in a swim spa - a small pool that produces a strong current to swim against. Shortly after exiting the pool, I collapsed to the floor, having received a large electric shock – an event which subsequently brought an end to my swimming career.

Swimming lessons in the bush in winter – crazy?!

When I told a few friends that we were going to be moving four hours away from the beach, they all looked at me, shocked! And simply said that they wouldn’t think that I would last being so far away from the sweet, soft sand and the clear pale blue water that you get at the Alley on a good day!