April 2004

Lifeguards receive Russell Medal

The Russell Medal is awarded to a young person (18 years or younger) who, during the previous year carried out the most outstanding resuscitation or attempted rescue throughout the Commonwealth….


Rescue 2006 on the move

Rescue 2006 will be organised in the State of Victoria. Victoria is located in the South of Australia just above the Island of Tasmania and has Melbourne as its Capital…


Drowning tragedy leads new safety guide

A six year campaign following a tragic multiple drowning at Gunnamatta Beach in Victoria (Australia) in 1998 has led to the release of a national guide, which will make Australiaâ„¢s…


Australian team for Rescue 2004

The Australian team to compete in the Life Saving World Championships in Italy this September has been announced, and it includes a strong line-up of seasoned competitors, as well as…


Campaign to attract Youth

At the meeting in Dubrovnik (Croatia) in January 2004 the ILSE Sports Commission discussed some projects on life saving sport for young children. The current problem is that the rules…