Beach safety education needs to be better targeted at multi-cultural Australian migrant communities if drownings are to be avoided.
Australians are entering our most dangerous time of year for fatal drownings. So what can you do to keep yourself and loved ones safer this summer?
Despite their beauty, rivers can be deadly and remain the top location for drowning
COVID-19 is changing the dynamics of people swimming at beaches around the world, potentially making it more unsafe.
The Aussie tradition of cooling off in a river could be fatal on Australia Day after a recent UNSW study showed a heightened risk of drowning on the day.
New UNSW research is a timely reminder this summer that housework, socialising and miscommunication can become deadly distractions when young children are left alone in or near water.