How to Lower Drowning Statistics with Emergency Markers

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With summer around the corner, we felt it was important to update you on the National Drowning Report Figures for 2019.
(Source: Royal Life Saving Australia – Drowning Report 2019)

In review, the findings showed certain demographic groups are at high risk of drowning. The future drowning prevention programs, campaigns, partnerships and research are vital to keeping your communities safe this coming Summer Season to SAVE TIME, SAVE LIVES.
Below are some statistics that show the importance of Emergency Markers at locations with multiple:
  • Beaches
  • Waterways
  • Lakes
  • Creeks and Streams
  • Swimming Pools

860 TOTAL drowning incidents Australia wide


81% MALE

18-54 years of AGE

VICTORIA third-highest statistics with 56 deaths

40% increase in drowning DEATHS in Victoria this last year

42% increase in BEACH fatalities.

Deaths mainly in SUMMER months.

70% are LOCAL residents.

45% of incidents in MAJOR CITIES.

44% happen between 12-6pm.

 SUNDAY is a more common day.


Should you have any questions related to existing or new Emergency Markers please do not hesitate to contact us at or 03 9466 5200.