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Registration Closing 5pm Monday 12 August 2019

What is Aquafutures?

Royal Life Saving is focused on reducing drowning and promoting healthy, active and skilled communities through innovative, reliable, evidence based advocacy; strong and effective partnerships and quality programs, products and services.

In 2013, Royal Life Saving Society Queensland decided to bring all stakeholders and the whole Aquatic Industry together to create the Aquafutures International Conference. Aquafutures International Conference is designed to educate and network within the whole industry.

Royal Life Saving Society Queensland prides itself as a leader in the aquatic industry, and providing water safety advocating.

Aquafutures International Conference is an event that Royal Life Saving Society Queensland host Bi-annually. This year’s conference is about implementing the new standards and moving the aquatic industry into the future. This year we will be covering First Aid, Pool Plant Operations, Training, Guidelines to Safe Pool Operations standards (GSPO) and the new Supervision Plans. The Supervision Plans are commencing 1 September 2019

Aquafutures International Conference 2019 is the only workshop in Queensland that will explain the new GSPO Supervision chapter and help design new Supervision Plan in the GSPO. The changes in the GSPO will take place on 1 September 2019. this Supervision Plan is a must for all pools come 1 September 2019.


Welcome to the Aquafutures International Conference. The conference is scheduled for:

Friday 16 August 2019
Saturday 17 August 2019
Sunday 18 August 2019



BLK Performance Centre, Runaway Bay Sport & Leadership Excellence Centre, 1 Sport Drive, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.


Key Note speaker.

The countdown to Aquafutures is on. Aquafutures is only 2 days away. The Aquafutures team would like to announce that new appointed Commissioner Katarina Carroll APM of the Queensland Police Service will be our Key note speaker at the Industry function on Saturday night

Program Update

Check out the newest version of the program. Please note there is new sessions names, sessions times and an update to the event summary. Please read all information carefully. If you have any questions please contact our friendly staff on 07 3823 2823.


Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations – Aquatic Supervision Guidelines, Commencing 1 September 2019 Every pool operator needs to understand the new Aquatic Supervision chapter of the GSPO that commences 1 September 2019. Every pool will need to have a Supervision Plan in place from 1 September 2019. Aquafutures is the only session to educate and …

Contact Us

E   enquiries@aquafutures.com.au
T  +61 (7) 3823 2823
1204 New Cleveland Road, Gumdale Qld 4154


Conference Location

BLK Performance Centre, Runaway Bay Sport & Leadership Excellence Centre, 1 Sports Drive, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, QLD


Google Map Link

Website: www.sportssupercentre.com.au

Please do not contact the centre for enquiries relating to this conference.

Aquafutures International Conference is hosted by:

Royal Life Saving Society Queensland Inc
ABN 60 478 008 791 RTO 5431
1204 New Clevaland Road, Gumndale Qld 4154
Telephone: +61 (7) 3823 2823


The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) was founded in England in 1891 to combat a high drowning toll. The techniques advocated by the Society were soon adopted by many countries and today the RLSS represents the largest single organisation dedicated to the teaching of life saving and the prevention of drowning. Over one million Australian’s undertake a Royal Life Saving course or program every year. Over 5 million Australians have achieved their Bronze Medallion since its inception, and over 10 million have learnt their essential water safety skills through Swim and Survive.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is our Commonwealth Patron and HRH Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO, KStJ, CD is Commonwealth President.


Royal Life Saving Queensland launched the Aquafutures International Conference in 2013 as the only Australian National Royal Life Saving Conference. Previous Aquafutures conference have been:

2013 SeaWorld Nara Resort, Gold Coast Australia

2015 SeaWorld Nara Resort, Gold Coast Australia

2017 Peppers Resort, Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Australia

2019 BLK Performance Centre, Runaway Bay Australia