Did you know that the Yarra River is the top third drowning black spot in Australia?
31 people have drowned in the Yarra River since 2000, mostly in the CBD.
Two Victorians were recognised at the National Awards of Excellence.
Life Saving Victoria’s Luke Plant and Katrina Antony were awarded DHL Lifeguard of the Year and Assessor of the Year
Life Saving Victoria is urging parents to supervise their children around water.
This is following an increase in child drownings.
Thirty-nine people lost their lives to drowning in Victoria in
Life Saving Victoria has developed a water safety app for smart devices.
This is aimed at preventing drownings.
Emergency Services Minister Jane Garrett has officially launched the Everyday Lifesaver App