Water Safety

A guide to family beach safety

Beach days can be a daunting experience for parents but with our handy family beach safety guide and equipment checklist you’ll feel that much better.

Myth of the collapsing sand bar

The media like to report of a ‘collapsing sand bar’ that cause people to be ‘dragged out to sea’ in rips but the idea that a sandbar can collapse is a myth.

Ocean swimming safety

Ocean swimming safety

The ocean is a hazardous environment at any time and ocean swimmers must always respect it. Learn how to stay safe while ocean swimming.

Learn how to survive rip currents

Rip currents are our beaches hidden danger and they are responsible for the majority of beach drownings. Learn how to spot, avoid and survive a rip current.

Rip currents: Friend or foe?

Rip currents are the biggest hazard you’ll face at any surf beach and 30-40 people drown in rips annually in Australia making them worth knowing more about.

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