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Water safety for babies

Babies can drown in as little as 5cm (two inches) of water. Drowning is silent so you won’t necessarily hear any noise or struggle.

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Hot water safety

Here is practical and trusted advice to prevent your children getting hot water scalds caused by bathwater, hot drinks, boiling water, cooking and hot food.

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Rural child safety

Learn more about child safety on farms and rural properties such as water hazards, animal stings and bites and sun safety and what to do if your child is injured.

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Your child's safety

Your child's safety is in your hands from buying cots, prams, strollers, car seat, toys and nightclothes to hot water safety and child-resistant packaging.

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Water safety - MyDr.com.au

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. Here are some water safety tips for use at swimming pools, inland waterways and the beach.

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Drowning and water safety | NT.GOV.AU

Read about how to stop children from drowning at your home.

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Water safety | Emergency services and safety | Queensland Government

Information to help you stay safe in and around the water.

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Drowning prevention and water safety | Kids Health

If children aren't supervised closely in or around water, they can drown quickly in just a few centimetres of water.Drowning is very quick and silent. Most parents and carers think they will hear if a child is drowning, but this isn’t true. A young child's head is heavy compared to the rest of their body, so they can’t lift themselves once they're under water. 

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Water safety for children - Better Health Channel

Toddlers are most at risk of drowning because they are mobile and curious but don't understand the danger of water.

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Water safety for kids | Raising Children Network

Close adult supervision at all times is the key to drowning prevention and water safety for kids around dams, ponds, swimming pools, beaches and lakes.

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