About LIWA Aquatics
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- Created: 24 April 2014
The Leisure Institute of Western Australia (Aquatics) is a non-profit organisation that has been providing support, professional development and networking opportunities for individuals who are involved in the aquatic industry throughout Western Australia since 1969.
LIWA Aquatics strategic plan has been developed with a focus on the following key strategies to ensure that the industry in Western Australia is engaged and consulted on a wide range of issues:
Well trained aquatic industry personnel will ensure aquatic facilities are operated in accordance with the Health Department Code of Practice and Best Practice Principles
Legalisation requires all aquatic industry personnel are accredited by LIWA Aquatics and have access to relevant professional development
Professional Development Opportunities
The provision of professional development in metropolitan and regional Western Australia to ensure a well trained and resourced industry
The delivery of effective governance and management of the Institute in line with legislative requirements
To ensure the Institute is a viable financial entity which can support its membership, its programs and partnerships
The LIWA Aquatics Executive Board consists of a wide range of industry professionals including local government officers and private sector individuals who manage both large and small metropolitan aquatic and regional recreation facilities.
LIWA Aquatics works closely and has long term partnerships with Future Now, the Royal Life Saving Society, the Department of Sport and Recreation and the Western Australian Health Department. The Institute is involved in a range of research projects that impact on the operation and long term sustainability of the aquatic recreation sector including:
Water Usage in Aquatic Facilities in partnership with the DSR, Water Corporation, Curtin University and the Royal Life Saving Society.
The development of an on-line aquatic directory for Western Australian Facilities to include usage data, staff and patron numbers.
LIWA Aquatics supports the industry and provides a vital service to the aquatic facility managers across Western Australia.
The Leisure Institute of Western Australia (Aquatics) Inc consitution is available for members to download