Our drowning prevention efforts are promoted through core activities and key messages. Perhaps you've heard of these well known campaigns from Royal Life Saving and our partners...
Respect the River
There are 6 major rivers that flow through, and around the ACT, as well as 3 lakes, 2 major dams and countless ponds. It is important for Canberran's to know how to assess the hazards that these waterways can present, and to learn how to avoid them to prevent injury.
Did you know that Lake Burley Griffin was open for swimming and other in-water activities for over 90% of the time last year?
The National Capital Authority and the ACT Government work hard to maintain water quality so we can all enjoy LGB safely.
Royal Life Saving ACT has partnered with the ACT Government for the Backyard Lifeguard campaign - promoting safety standards for those of us with pools at home. How does your pool measure up?