CHRISTMAS PAST AND PRESENT – A MEMORY THAT IS FOREVER IN MUM, MEL’S, MIND

Christmas is a time of family get togethers, fun and festivities. As the sun shone on Boxing Day 14 years ago, life was feeling pretty good. Mel Anderson was celebrating with her extended family, sitting outside with her little 10-month-old son Matty crawling around at her feet. Matty wasn’t quite walking and with so many […]

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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News October 2021

With stay-at-home directions easing, schools re-opening and the ability to see more friends and family in person – not to mention some great weather – the mood in Victoria has certainly become more upbeat. Not everyone will be rushing to gather in crowds straight away – or wanting to have people hug and kiss their […]

Parents and carers urged to ensure water safety is kept front of mind following a spike in drownings across the state

Parents and carers urged to ensure water safety is kept front of mind following a spike in drownings across the state With warm weather forecast for this weekend and many families planning trips for the end of the school holidays, Kidsafe Victoria has urged parents and carers to remain vigilant around all bodies of water, […]

Families urged to keep backyard pool safety at top of holiday checklist

Families urged to keep backyard pool safety at the top of their holiday checklist ‘Safe Barriers Save Lives’ Picture: Matt Welsh,  Kidsafe Ambassador,  Olympic Swimming Champion and father of 6 With the arrival of summer and holiday celebrations only weeks away, Kidsafe Victoria has urged families to ensure water safety is kept front of mind, […]