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Drowning Prevention Workshop - ACT

You're invited to help us shape an Action Plan to reduce drowning in the ACT.

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Drowning Prevention Workshop - ACT
Drowning Prevention Workshop - ACT

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Set 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM GMT+10

The Tradies, 2 Badham St, Dickson ACT 2602, Australia

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The ACT is home to some incredible waterways for the community to enjoy, recreate and socialise in. However, in the past two decade 25 lives have sadly been lost in ACT waters. We must work together and challenge ourselves to ensure all Australians can enjoy a waterway of life, one free from drowning. 

Royal Life Saving invite you join us at our ACT Drowning Prevention Workshop to discuss and collaborate on programs, strategies and opportunities to address this critical issue within the community. 

Workshop Objectives

  • Provide a forum for Land Managers, Recreation and Tourism Operators, Government, Emergency Services, Water Management Agencies, Community Leaders and academia to come together to develop a Drowning Prevention Plan for the ACT including:
  • Complex problems require an adaptive and systematic approach within the support of a strong legal framework.
  • Motivating individuals and communities to change their behaviour through context appropriate information.
  • Present research, policy and practice that aim to provide insights and address the issues.
  • Facilitate setting a collective agenda and action for the ACT.
  • Engage, collaborate and strengthen partnerships with key stakeholders.

Who should attend:

  • Local representatives from Land and Water Management agencies
  • Local Risk, Insurance and Emergency Service personnel.
  • Local and state government representatives with remit for water safety, community development, environmental management and asset management.
  • Leading academics with an interest in these topics.
  • Leaders from regional, diverse communities.
  • Leaders from outdoor recreation, tourism and management groups.


Food and refreshments will be provided, please list any dietary requirements in your RSVP.

Registrations close on Thursday 21 September 2023.

For any further enquiries regarding this event please email events@royalnsw.com.au

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