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 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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Parents Urged to Maximise Child Restraint Protection

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Kidsafe » media release

Research reveals 28% of respondents reported that they rarely or never checked that the ISOFIX attachments on their restraint were clicked in and that the straps were tight enough.

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Victorian Artists' Society Opens Heritage Renovation

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Victorian Artists Society » media release

Artist David McCubbin, the great grandson of one of Australia's most famous artist's, Frederick McCubbin, a founding member of the Victorian Artists' Society in 1888, was on hand today to help reveal major heritage restorations which have transformed the historic building's famous galleries.
   

50th Anniversary of Dallas Brooks Masonic Centre Heralds New Beginning for Historic Site

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Freemasons Victoria » media release

The Grand Master of Freemasons Victoria, Don Reynolds has used the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone for Dallas Brooks Masonic Centre on 18 March 1967 to pay a tribute to the past leadership of Freemasons Victoria who had the vision and courage to commission and construct one of the most historically significant Melbourne buildings of the 1960s.

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