Every year people born outside of Australia are overrepresented in our drowning statistics. Learning to swim at any age can prevent you from drowning, protect your family and help you confidently participate in Australian life.
What does the National Drowning Report tell us?
Learning to swim may not seem a priority when settling in Australia. The reality is that drowning numbers in multicultural communities are alarmingly high, and water safety knowledge is poor.
These are the findings of the National Drowning Report, produced each year by Royal Life Saving Society Australia.
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