Jumping off jetties, boats, rocks and sea walls was always one of my favourite things to do in the ocean and at rock pools.

But it's certainly a risky thing to do.

Photo shows people mid fall jumping off jetty into the ocean Source: ABC news

Learning to do a safety jump i...

December 8, 2016

It's nearly summer holidays. Yay! 

Playing in the pool, relaxing by the beach (with an ever watchful eye on the littlies of course!)

Time for a quick CPR refresher. I hope you never have to use it. 

Do you know how to do CPR for a baby? 

Here's the instructions from our Au...

June 28, 2016

I had the pleasure of presenting the ASCTA Babies and Toddlers course to a group of swimming teachers at this week.

It's a fantastic course, preparing teachers to work with babies up to 3 year old toddlers, before they start to transition into pre school swim lessons.

It...

June 9, 2016

We are proud to be a registered provider with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

We are registered to provide the following 'support clusters': 

  • NDIS: Early childhood supports for early childhood

  • NDIS: Specialised assessment of skills, abilities an...

February 22, 2016

I just updated my CPR training over the weekend, alongside a bunch of the swimming teachers I often share the pools with. I've been doing annual CPR updates since I was in late primary school, so am pretty used to the drill! The procedures change over the years though,...

September 29, 2015

The NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency) is holding a webinar this Thursday for families interested in finding out more about the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme). 

You can access the live stream of the webinar: 

September 17, 2015

NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)roll out dates for Victoria and New South Wales are set

The NDIA(National Disability Insurance Agency)yesterday issued a media release outlining the roll out dates for Victoria and New South Wales.

We've been waiting for these s...

I've had a bunch of familes asking about knock knees, bow legs, in toeing and out toeing.

There is definitely quite a wide range of what is considered normal, and that changes as your child grows. 

These are some fantastic fact sheets from the Royal Children's Hospital,...

January 7, 2015

We love the water. This is a quick online questionnaire to help you become more aware of ways to stay safer around water, from the bathtub to the beach. 

Got a spare 5 minutes? 
We'd love to encourage you to become a water hero!

Then you get a badge you can post to socia...

Baby walkers continue to be sold in toy shops and used in child care centres. However I strongly discourage their use, as does the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne and the Australian Physiotherapy Association. In fact, sale and ownership of baby walkers has been...

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