Kidsafe Opens New Children's Injury Prevention Hub

Print

Kidsafe » media release

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

Print

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.

Read more: Almost 500 Victorian Children Treated in Hospital Annually for Farm Injuries

   

Growth in Women's Sport Creates Opportunities and Challenges

Print

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

Print

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.

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

   

Parents Urged to Maximise Child Restraint Protection

Print

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.

Read more: Parents Urged to Maximise Child Restraint Protection

   

Victorian Artists' Society Opens Heritage Renovation

Print

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.
   

More Articles...