Talent Pool News

students practise bandaging each other's heads

Junior lifeguards wrap their heads around first aid

Students from Baler Primary School in South Hedland recently had the opportunity to wrap their heads around some first aid techniques…quite literally!

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Newman SHS staff practising CPR on a manikin

Aquatic training boost for Newman SHS

Royal Life Saving’s National President Cameron Eglington recently visited Newman to deliver an Aquatic Trainer course to staff from Newman Senior High School.

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Follow the Dream students take the plunge

Five female students from the Hedland SHS Follow the Dream program have been taking the plunge weekly to progress towards achieving their Bronze Medallion.

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RLSSWA Pilbara staff at the BHP Family Fun Day

BHP Family Fun Day

The Royal Life Saving WA Pilbara team had a great time at the recent BHP Family Fun Day in Port Hedland.

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Children and police sitting along the edge of the pool wearing lifejackets

Sunday Funday for Hedland families

Royal Life Saving WA was pleased to be involved in the Town of Port Hedland's Aquatic Sunday Funday!

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Talent Pool trainers with JLC participants by the pool

Expansion of JLC Commando Club

Royal Life Saving WA and the Polly Farmer Foundation are pleased to see the expansion the Commando Club, a Junior Lifeguard Club for 9 to 11-year-olds in Port Hedland.

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Trainer Steve O'Meara teaching Newman Senior High School students

Newman students learn vital first aid skills

Royal Life Saving WA recently completed a first aid course with students at Newman Senior High School.

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Bronze Medallion participants

Pilbara youth take on the Bronze challenge

11 determined young people from Port Hedland completed their Bronze Medallion at the South Hedland Aquatic Centre.

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Talent Pool celebrates NAIDOC Week

Talent Pool targets bright futures

As we celebrate NAIDOC Week, Royal Life Saving WA is proud of the impact our Talent Pool program is making for Aboriginal youth across the state.

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Travis Doye, Jay McLean and Peter Leaversuch at Yagan Square

Talent Pool creating futures for Indigenous youth

Royal Life Saving WA is working to engage, train and employ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our Talent Pool program and Workforce Solutions team.

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Two young women standing by a sign that says Anyone Can Be a Hero

Activating young people in the Pilbara

Our Royal Life Saving Talent Pool program has been busy meeting, greeting and training up new young people in our state’s north-west lately.

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A group of talent Pool participants with Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray, Royal Life Saving WA's Greg Tate and Venues West CEO David Etherton

Talent Pool opens doors for Aboriginal youth

Three talented young women recently gained employment at Venues West HBF Stadium after completing Talent Pool training!

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New Hedland Aquatic Trainers flex their muscles

The Hedland community will benefit from two newly qualified aquatic trainers and pool lifeguards, who are committed to promoting water safety and fitness to others.

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Growing network of regional aquatic trainers

12 aquatic trainers from Roebourne, Port Hedland, Jigalong and Newman enjoyed three fantastic days of training to complete their aquatic trainer qualifications.

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RLSSWA Senior Manager Workforce Solutions, Travis Doye, with Bree Bugeja by the pool at HBF Stadium

A role model for young people in the Goldfields

Bree Bugeja is a young Western Australian with a real desire to achieve and she's set to be an amazing role model for young people in the Goldfields. 

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Swim Instructor Marianne Mallard smiling from the edge of swimming pool

Talent Pool success in Geraldton

Talent Pool success story, Marianne Mallard, offered a permanent part-time position as a pool lifeguard and swimming instructor at Geraldton Aquarena!

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