As summer approaches, we want students and families to enjoy our beautiful waterways; remembering to swim between the flags when at the beach and stay safe around the water.

Royal Life Saving’s recently released National Drowning Report shows that 280 people drowned in Australian waterways in 2015-2016. This is a five per cent increase from the previous year. Each drowning death is a personal story, affecting families, rescuers and communities.

The Department of Education, Royal Life Saving WA and Surf Life Saving WA wish everyone a safe and fun summer holiday.

To find out more information about how you can be safe over the Christmas break visit:
RLSSWA Summer Holidays Drowning Prevention Tips
RLSSWA Water Safety on Summer Holidays Tips

With beach weather now here, Surf Life Saving WA is asking you to help your kids find the fun Between The Flags and stay beach safe by downloading their free Safety Beach game to ensure you know all the tips for staying safe between the flags this summer!

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