Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) in collaboration with film students from Griffith University have produced the ‘Don’t Let Your Child Become A Drowning Statistic’ campaign in effort to assist with SLSQ’s vision of Zero preventable deaths in Queensland public waters.The campaign while confronting, addresses the vital message to please, supervise your children; with over 160 children under the age of 10 requiring assistance of our Lifesaving services since 1 July 2018.
Watch your children this summer, don’t let them become another drowning statistic.
Always swim between the red & yellow flags.
⚠️ Beware of strong currents
⚠️ Unexpected large waves
⚠️ Changing water depths & sudden drop offs
⚠️ Beware of submerged objects, enter feet first
SURF SAFETY TIPS
IF YOU’RE SWIMMING AT THE BEACH AND FIND YOURSELF BEING TAKEN AWAY FROM THE BEACH AND UNABLE TO GET BACK, IT IS MORE THAN LIKELY YOU ARE CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT.
YOU CAN SURVIVE RIP CURRENTS BY KNOWING YOUR OPTIONS: