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Water safety

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Water safety for babies

Information on water safety for kids and babies including things to remember, avoiding scalds, flotation toys, plus links to trusted resources.

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Water safety - myDr.com.au

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2015, 271 lives were lost to drowning. Here are some water safety tips for use at swimming pools, inland waterways and the beach.

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Drowning prevention & water safety: kids | Raising Children Network

Adult supervision at all times is the key to water safety and drowning prevention when kids are around dams, ponds, swimming pools, beaches and lakes.

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Drowning and water safety - NT.GOV.AU

Read about how to stop children from drowning at your home.

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Hot water safety

Here is practical and trusted advice to prevent your children getting hot water scalds caused by bathwater, hot drinks, boiling water, cooking and hot food.

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Your child's safety

Your child's safety is in your hands from buying cots, prams, strollers, car seat, toys and nightclothes to hot water safety and child-resistant packaging.

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Children and sun safety - NT.GOV.AU

Keep your children safe from the sun.

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Choking, suffocating and children - NT.GOV.AU

Find out what you can do to lower the chance of your child choking or suffocating at home.

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Darwin beaches water quality - NT.GOV.AU

Information on safe water quality and swimming season for Darwin beaches.

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Water safety after cyclones, floods and other disasters

Sometimes following a disaster, a boil water alert is issued for areas connected to mains scheme water because the water may be unsafe to drink or cook with.

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