National drowning reports reveal rise in drowning deaths

Royal Life Saving Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia have published the National Drowning Report and National Coastal Safety Report for 2019, examining the factors which contribute to drowning deaths and drowning incidents across the country.

The annual reports reveal, …

The Summer Drowning Toll

Victoria is experiencing the highest summer drowning toll since 1997/8, the shocking summer of drowning deaths that stimulated changes to Victoria’s drowning prevention efforts and marked the start of the Play it Safe by the Water campaign.

Twenty-three people have …