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  • Australian Awarded Poster Prize at WWS 2007

    The Poster “Older Australians Aquatic Safety” by Richard Franklin of Royal Life Saving Australia (RLSSA) was awarded the Recognition of Excellence prize at the World Water Safety 2007 Conference held

  • Dr. Ian Mackie Medical Fellowship 2008-2010

    The ILS is pleased to announce that the ILS Dr. Ian Mackie Medical Fellowship 2008-2010 has been awarded to Dr. Phil Dickinson from Dorset, England.

  • ILS History update

    On 24 February 1993, the Fédération Internationale de Sauvetage Aquatique (FIS) and World Life Saving (WLS) were merged into a single, worldwide lifesaving: the International Life Saving Federation

  • British Virgin Islands becomes member

    Surf Life Saving British Virgin Islands is a newly formed association with the objective of promoting a culture of aquatic life saving and water safety, developing life saving and swimming education,

  • European Junior Championships

    This year's European Junior Championships were held in the south of France, in the city of Canet en Roussillon.

  • Saint Lucia Activity Report

    The Saint Lucia Life Saving Society report on their activities in 2007.

  • Malaysia Activity Report

    The Life Saving Society Malaysia (LSSM) reported the following lifesaving activities to the Regional Secretary:

  • Kids Online

    Royal Life Saving Society Australia offers "Kids Online", a website for hours of fun activities, games and competitions. Kids can learn about Water Safety while keeping busy and having fun.

    Children can test their skills and knowledge in fun water safety games on their computer or test their water safety knowledge in the Swim and Survive Aqua Quizzes. There are a range of activities for each level, including colouring in, matching pairs, find a word, and crosswords - all with a focus on water safety.

  • ILS President Inauguration

    The ILS President was awarded the Honour of Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to Australia and humanity” in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

  • Iran Lifesaving Courses

    The Iranian Lifesaving and Diving Federation has successfully organised lifesaving courses and clinics in the Iranian Olympic Academy during August and September 2007 .