All of our instructors are qualified with either Austswim or Swim Australia.
AUSTSWIM is the Australian Council for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety™. It has a representation in each state and territory of Australia. AUSTSWIM is a non-profit organisation.
The AUSTSWIM Council comprises an independent Chairperson, a member from each Business Centre and a representative from the following organisations:
- Swimming Australia Ltd .
- The Royal Life Saving Society – Australia
- Surf Life Saving Australia
- Australian Leisure Facilities Association
Every Australian will be taught to swim by an accredited AUSTSWIM teacher™,
enabling them to safely enjoy aquatic environments and activities.
- AUSTSWIM Leadership
- AUSTSWIM Standards
- AUSTSWIM Products and Services
- AUSTSWIM Licensing
AUSTSWIM has a strong philosophy that is founded on the belief that all Australians should have
appropriate and relevant swimming and water safety skills and understand the principles and
practices of water safety.
Our values provide a guide and a benchmark for the board, management, staff and volunteers
of AUSTSWIM to measure their individual and organisational behaviours.
Ethical and Professional Behaviours
We expect the highest ethical and professional behaviours in all we do and all we say.
Learning and Education
We encourage an environment that promotes the value and benefits of learning and education.
Our History, Our Traditions
We value our history, our traditions and the past experiences that have given us today’s learnings, understandings and position.
Diversity, Equity and Access
We strive for diversity, equity and access for all in gender, age, culture, beliefs and
Honesty, Integrity and Trust
We promote honesty, integrity and trust as a foundation of our relationships.
AUSTSWIM has established strategic partnerships with a representative on the following committees:
- Australian Water Safety Council
- Community Recreation Council of Australia
- Standards Australia – Committee on flotation aids for water familiarisation and swimming tuition
- World Aquatic Babies Congress.
- Waterdragons Swim Team Banora Point