Australian Water Safety Strategy 2016-2020 launched by the Hon. Sussan Ley MP

Australian Water Safety Strategy 2016-2020 launched by the Hon. Sussan Ley MP

May, 12, 2016

The Australian Water Safety Strategy 2016-2020 has been launched by the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport in conjunction with the Australian Water Safety Council (AWSC) at Coffs Harbour Surf Life Saving Club.

The Strategy continues the AWSC’s goal of reducing fatal drowning by 50% by the year 2020. It outlines priority areas in which Australian peak water safety bodies Royal Life Saving, Surf Life Saving and AUSTSWIM, AWSC Members and Federal, State/Territory and Local Governments must work together to prevent drowning.

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