Keep us in your Facebook feed

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  We really appreciate people linking to us via social media and we would like you to keep us in your Facebook feed. For the longest time, Facebook gave you no ability to control what content you see or keep in your Facebook news feed. We really appreciate how many people  have already “liked” our Facebook page. But only […]

Let’s be clear about drowning and non-fatal drowning!

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Today a post appeared in the online version of Woman’s Day referring to a child almost dying in her sleep and referring to a “delayed drowning”… Firstly we must say that we are glad that Harper Svilicic has made a full recovery, and we are grateful for her mothers efforts to raise awareness…. However, it is […]

Media Release: NSW Govt decision continues to risk children’s lives

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 26 February 2015 NSW Government delay to implementation of Pool Safety Regulations for Sale and Lease of property continue to put childrens lives at risk Samuel Morris Foundation Managing Director, Michael Morris, said “Today the NSW Government announced a delay to the implementation of provisions requiring a certificate of compliance for […]

What drowning really looks like; A first hand account

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Despite research and some good media around previous posts about what drowning really looks like, it is a sad reality that most people simply don’t know. It is easy to talk about what drowning looks like from an observers point of view. However, one journalist recently experienced her own scare while at a public pool with […]