10 years on from the day Brooke’s Mum drowned, she almost lost her toddler in a drowning incident

When you consider potential drowning hazards for children, you may think about the need to be vigilant when they are at the beach, near a swimming pool, or perhaps out by a river. Many people consider these locations to be dangerous because they are large bodies of water with unpredictable elements such as rips, currents […]

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 […]

Five preventable child drownings drive water safety authorities to issue urgent warning for closer adult supervision

Families encouraged to set designated supervisors over the Australia Day holiday   Kidsafe Victoria and Life Saving Victoria are urging parents and carers to ensure children are actively supervised in or around water this Australia Day holiday in a bid to prevent childhood drownings. The call comes as Life Saving Victoria statistics reveal five children […]