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National Kidsafe Day 2012


Today is National Kidsafe Day- a day dedicated to increasing awareness of serious unintentional childhood injuries and their prevention. This year, Kidsafe, the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia, is targeting a reduction in the 250 child deaths and 58,000 hospital admissions seen every year in Australia due to preventable injuries.

Playspace Design Awards 2012

Kidsafe 2012 National Playspace Design Awards

Once again Kidsafe (Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia) has found the most innovative best practice playspaces that inspire children and encourage them to join in healthy play. Their 2012 National Playspace Design Awards, announced on Kidsafe Day (23rd October 2012), show what designers and builders can achieve in public places, schools and child care centres. These Awards recognise excellence and innovation in providing safe, creative playspaces for kids across Australia.


Kidsafe Calls for “Hot Car” Signage at Entry to All Supermarket Car Parks.

‘If you leave the car take the children with you.’

Kidsafe Victoria today said the placement of warning signs about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars in shopping centre car parks would be a positive move to help protect babies and small children from being left in life threatening situations.