E-NEWS

Browse through our archive of monthly newsletters to catch up on the latest on child injury prevention news, safety tips and product recalls. 

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January 21, 2020
As we welcome the positive change that a New Year brings, we are also saddened by the recent bushfire events that are sweeping our country.  Our thoughts are with everyone impacted and we extend our thanks to the brave and tireless firefighters and volunteers who give so much to help keep us safe. Hopefully you had a relaxing break with family and friends and are transitioning from holiday mode back into the routine of work and school preparations - or still enjoying the summer break. Either ...
December 18, 2019
With Christmas on our doorstep, the team at Kidsafe Vic are busier than ever thanks to a successful 2019. We would like to thank you for your ongoing support and readership.  Our office will be closed from Monday the 23rd December until Monday the 6th of January. If you have any queries during this time, please email info@kidsafevic.com.au and we will respond when we return. In the meantime, keep following our Facebook page for helpful tips and advice over the Christmas break!  Merry ...
November 10, 2019
We are excited to bring you the November edition of Kidsafe Victoria’s e-news, as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Kidsafe! To mark the occasion we held a breakfast at the Hotel Windsor to thank our many partners, ambassadors, volunteers, stakeholders and families who have been touched by Kidsafe over the years. You can read more about the event below, as well as some information on driveway safety, children left unattended in cars as we move into the warm summer months and the latest ...
October 1, 2019
Welcome to the October edition of Kidsafe Victoria’s e-news. This month we have information on the launch of our ‘Safe Barriers Save Lives’ backyard pool safety campaign, the upcoming Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo and our support of the RACV’s call for all school zones to have 40km/hr speed limits. We also have a guest blog post from our friends at Tiny Hearts on prevention and first aid for choking. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook for regular safety tips and updates – happy ...
August 1, 2019
Welcome to the August edition of Kidsafe Victoria’s e-news. This month we have some information on the proposed pool and spa regulatory changes and how you can provide input, button battery safety, our home safety hub and the most recent product recalls. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook for regular safety tips and updates – happy reading and stay safe! Proposed new pool and spa regulations open for public comment The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has prepared ...
July 1, 2019
Welcome to the July edition of Kidsafe Victoria’s e-news. This month we have a story about farm safety and how an innocent looking crop of lentils landed five year old Denzel in hospital, some safety tips for anyone who is heading to the snow and a special offer from our friends at National Storage. We also have some information on the most recent product recalls. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook for regular safety tips and updates – happy reading and stay safe! National Farm Safety Week - ...