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In response to the changed requirement in the new GSPO Aquatic Supervision section and industry requests, LSV have sourced a compliant, long-term and sustainable solution to lifeguard and supervisor uniforms to assist industry with cost-effective compliance.

LSV are pleased to …

New Safety Endorsement Program for Pools

As part of the Victorian Safer Public Pools program, facilities can now be awarded a recognised safety endorsement from Life Saving Victoria (LSV).  

A new three-tiered (bronze, silver, gold) award structure has been developed and endorsements can be issued if

LSV Present- GSPO Workshop

LSV is pleased to be able to facilitate its first dedicated workshop aimed at assisting pool owners / operators in understanding best practice examples of how to implement the new supervision requirements of the updated GSPO. 

Industry thought leaders in …

LSV Community Awards Program

– Would you like to deliver water safety and first aid community awards in partnership with LSV?  

– Have you been looking for flexible and interesting programs for school and community groups?  

– Do you want to provide candidates with life skills and a pathway into a career in aquatics?  


The Drivers of Improvement

‘Swim-able days’ are days with temperature, wind and humidity that are more favourable for swimming. It was a term coined by researchers a couple of years ago looking for patterns amongst drowning data. Over the 2018-19 holiday season we saw a large number of swim-able days. By Boxing Day we’d had …

State of Sector

In an industry first, Victoria’s two peak bodies Aquatics & Recreation Victoria (ARV) and Life Saving Victoria (LSV) have collaborated to support a better understanding of the Victorian public pool landscape. 

Building on the legacy of previous independent state of …

Industry Updates

Platinum Pool Program 

LSV would like to congratulate and acknowledge the following facilities who demonstrated excellence in aquatic safety and were subsequently accredited or reaccredited as Platinum Pool:

  • AquaPulse, Western Leisure Services 
  • Collingwood Leisure Centre, Yarra Leisure 
  • Dandenong Oasis,

Celebrating Our Strength in Diversity

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) participated in many inclusionary events last month, proudly celebrating the organisation’s rich diversity. 

International Women’s Day Breakfast 

Life Saving Victoria hosted 170 guests at the rebranded LSV function centre The Views, for a very special Female Leadership Network (FLN) event …

Mildura Water Safety Summit Drives Action Plan

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) recently hosted a water safety summit to consolidate a pilot water safety action plan for the Mildura region.  

The summit brought together Mildura Life Saving Club, Mildura Rural City Council, Victoria Police, Aligned Leisure, Apex Caravan Park and the Department of Environment, Land, Water …