​​Useful L​​inks​​

New Sou​​th Wales

Fishing and Acqu​​aculture NSW

Fishing and Acquaculture NSW provides information on recreational and commercial fishing.

Fishing and Aquaculture NSW

NSW Fair Tra​​ding

The following pages have more information about safety issues to be aware of in relation to inflatable pools, spa pools, swimming pools and fencing requirements.

NSW Fair Trading - Pool safety

NSW Sport and​ Recreation

The Office of Communities, Sport and Recreation is a NSW State Government department assisting the people of NSW to participate in sport and recreation.

NSW Sport and Recreation

NSW M​​aritime

NSW Maritime is a self-funding regulatory authority dedicated to ensuring the safe and environmentally responsible use of State waters. The site includes boating safety information, boating licenses, boating registration, marine notices and weather advice.

NSW Maritime

Marine Rescue ​​NSW

Marine Rescue NSW provides vital rescue services up and down the coast of NSW. The site has information on boating coarses, boating safety and volunteering.

Marine Rescue NSW

Royal Life Saving Soc​​iety Australia - NSW

Royal Life Saving Society Australia works to prevent drowning and facilitate healthy, active lifestyles by equipping all Australians with water safety skills. Royal Life Saving is dedicated to turning everyday people into everyday community lifesavers.

Royal Life Saving Society Australia - NSW

Surf Life Savin​​g NSW

The Surf Life Saving NSW website is an online information source for surf life saving events and activities within New South Wales. The site has information on beaches, water safety and surf clubs in NSW.

Surf Life Saving NSW


Australian National Spo​​rtfishing Association

The Australian National Sportfishing Association is the Australian organisation that represents the recreational fishing industry and the recreational sportfisher through its various branches and affiliated clubs in Australia.

Australian National Sportfishing Association

Australian Professi​​onal Ocean Lifeguard Association (APOLA)

APOLA Inc is a non-profit professional association that is recognised as the peak professional association for Australian professional beach inspector ocean lifeguards.

Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association (APOLA)

Australian Water Safet​​y Council

The Council acts as a consultative forum comprising the major water safety and related government agencies and focuses on the presentation of key water safety issues to governments, industry and the community.

Australian Water Safety Council


AUSTSWIM is Australia's national organisation for the teaching of swimming and water safety.



You can search for beaches near you, information on rip currents and visiting the beach, rock fishing and first aid.


Farmsafe Child Safety ​on Farms

Farmsafe Australia Inc is an association of national agencies that share a common interest in Australian farm safety.

Farmsafe Child Safety on Farms

Keep W​atch 

Keep Watch is a public education program of Royal Life Saving Society - Australia, aimed at preventing drowning deaths of children under 5 years of age in all aquatic locations.

Keep Watch

Swim and​ Survive

Swim and Survive is a comprehensive swimming and water safety initiative of Royal Life Saving that seeks to increase the swimming and water safety skills of all Australian children in order to prevent drowning and increase participation in safe aquatic activity. It has a Swim School Locator, a Kids Zone, information for schools, parents and carers.

Swim and Survive

SEA Austra​​lia

SEA Australia (SEA) is a provider of Surf Education and Surfing Programs for Schools, Kids Surfing & Practical Surf Education Programs, Corporate and Tour Group Programs. All programs include important Surf Education and Water Safety messages that help save lives and provide a healthy and active learning experience.

SEA Australia

Surf Educat​​ors International

SEI is an association created to ensure that a valid and credible surf safety message is disseminated in a clear and understandable way to all. The association invites global membership and affiliation to surf educators and relevant groups.

Surf Educators International