Who is Watching? Toddlers Can Drown Quickly and Silently

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Kidsafe » media release

Kidsafe Victoria has issued a warning about the increased risk of drowning in backyard swimming pools during the Christmas and summer holidays, with thousands of pool parties and barbecues taking place across the State.

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New Australian Technology To Tackle Truck Crashes

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AutoTest Products Pty Ltd and MacGregor Logistics » media release

Prediction of Truck Rollovers to Increase Driver Safety 'Every Driver Deserves to Go Home Safely'
   

Kidsafe Opens New Children's Injury Prevention Hub

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Every year in Victoria approximately 19 children die and over 100,000 are treated in hospital as a result of unintentional injuries. The majority of these injuries and deaths are preventable.
   

Almost 500 Victorian Children Treated in Hospital Annually for Farm Injuries

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Kidsafe » media release

Kidsafe Victoria has launched its 'Staying Safe on the Farm' creative competition aimed at preventing the number of serious injuries on farms, which are responsible for ten children a week being treated in hospital.

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Growth in Women's Sport Creates Opportunities and Challenges

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Vicsport » media release

The unprecedented growth in women's sport in Victoria will continue to extend and shape the positive future of Victoria's sporting strategies and increase in participation, the State's peak sporting body said today.
   

Retrospective Pool Barrier Laws Not Enough to Reduce Home Pool and Spa Drowning Rates

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Kidsafe » media release

 Kidsafe Victoria has stressed the need for a mandatory pool and spa register and a mandatory pool and spa barrier inspection system in Victoria, in order for government reforms to have a significant impact on reducing rates of fatal and non-fatal child drowning.

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