Every week, three Australian children die due to preventable injuries

Kidsafe Victoria charity calls on the community to #betheonetomakethechange Kidsafe Victoria has launched their heartfelt ‘The One’ campaign to raise awareness of child injury in the lead up to National Kidsafe Day. The campaign features families whose children have lost their lives due to preventable injury. Sadly, despite no one ever thinking it could happen […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News April 2022

I hope you have all enjoyed some precious time with family over the Easter/ school holidays/ Greek Easter/ ANZAC day periods this month. You may have seen our General Manager, Jason Chambers, popping up across different media outlets across the month, talking about how over 9 in 10 child car restraints that we have checked […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News March 2022

It’s hard to believe that there is only one more week until school holidays start – it feels like the kids just went back to onsite learning! This month we were grateful to Brooke for sharing her story as part of our water hazards campaign. If you have 3 minutes, watch her video now – […]

One in three toddler drownings occur in lakes, dams, rivers or creeks

Kidsafe Victoria issues warning to regional parents and carers on water hazards ahead of Labour Day long weekend [Pictured: Brooke holding photo of 13-month-old son Oscar; Ash and Matt]   Kidsafe Victoria has launched a new campaign warning parents and carers about the dangers posed by drowning hazards in regional settings, heading into the Labour […]

Toddlers are at risk of drowning in everyday objects around the home

Kidsafe Victoria launches new campaign in a bid to reduce the number of childhood drowning incidents Kidsafe Victoria has launched a new campaign warning parents and carers about the dangers posed by drowning hazards in and around the home environment, heading into the Labour Day holiday. The call comes as statistics from the Royal Life […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News January 2022

I hope you’ve all had a safe and happy holiday and managed to have a well deserved break despite the newest phase of the COVID pandemic being upon us. Sadly already this summer, 5 children under the age of 15 have drowned in Australia. Please read our important warning for all parents and carers in […]

KEEP POOLS FUN FOR YOUR FAMILY WITH A SAFE POOL BARRIER

Matt Welsh OAM, Australian Olympic Swimming Champion and Kidsafe Ambassador, shares his advice for families It’s safe to say that most – if not all – of us are looking forward to the summer months and being able to get back to more regular social gatherings with family and friends. Fingers crossed there will be […]

Campbell’s Shepparton Running Festival supports local children’s swim program to help save little lives.

[Pictured: Parents Ash, Matt, and son Hunter]   The Hunter Boyle Children’s Swim Program has been announced as the official charity partner for the 2021 Campbell’s Shepparton Running Festival, which is scheduled to take place on 21st and 22nd August, 2021 The festival has something for all ages and abilities, with categories including a marathon, […]

“When Nothing Happens, There’s Everything to Celebrate”

Nothing is everything. Because when nothing happens, there’s everything to celebrate. Together, we can keep kids safe. Kidsafe Victoria is using National Kidsafe Day to launch a new community awareness campaign after 32 children – 1 every 11 days – died from preventable injuries in Victoria in 2020. President of Kidsafe Victoria, Erica Edmands, said […]

Free children’s swim program launched to help keep regional kids safe

Program established as a legacy to two year old Hunter Boyle [Pictured: Parents Ash, Matt, and son Hunter] The Hunter Boyle Children’s Swim Program Pilot was today proudly launched by Ash Napolitano and Matt Boyle, with the support of Kidsafe Victoria, at Aquamoves in Shepparton. The Program was established by Ash and Matt in honour […]