Australian summer safety warning as children's swimming skills slide during COVID lockdown

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated November 22 2021 - 5:22am, first published November 20 2021 - 6:30pm
Kingswim Deakin swimming instructor Olivia Foley teaches Indie Delac, 8, and Ella Dufty-Noffke, 9 ahead of the summer swim season. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Swimming instructor Olivia Foley enjoyed getting back into the pool after the Canberra lockdown forced pools to close.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au