For more than 25 years, Keep Watch has been advising Australian parents and carers on how to keep their children safe when in, on or around the water.
Royal Life Saving wants everyone to enjoy the water safely this summer, but to prepare and brush up on safety precautions, especially in unfamiliar locations.
Make the Right Call
Encourages all Australians – especially males – to look after their mates to keep each other safe when enjoying the country’s beautiful inland waterways.
We Swim is inspiring parents across Australia to take action to ensure their children enjoy all the benefits of swimming. Life is better when we swim.
Respect the River
Australia has many beautiful inland waterways including rivers, lakes, dams, lagoons, channels, and creeks, however they can pose safety risks. Royal Life Saving, with the support of the Australian Government are addressing these dangers.
Make it Safe
A portable pool comes with certain responsibilities – and potential legal obligations – for parents and carers. So don’t duck out. Make your portable pool safe for children.
World Drowning Prevention Day
On July 25 2021, people across the world marked the first World Drowning Prevention Day.
Australians aged 45 years and over are being encouraged to consult their doctor before enjoying the health benefits of swimming to prevent drowning deaths involving people with pre-existing conditions.
Stay out of Pipes and Drains
Royal Life Saving Society NT Stay Out of Pipes and Drains safety awareness campaign reminds Territorians of the dangers of swimming in pipes and drains this wet season.