The Importance of Beach Emergency Markers

Emergency Markers Rapidmap
With lockdowns being lifted and summer is just around the corner, we felt it was important to update you on the National Drowning Report Figures for 2020/2021.
Source: Royal Life Saving Australia – Drowning Report 2021

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
ℹ️ 968 total drowning incidents across Australia
ℹ️ 294 DROWNED
ℹ️ 80% MALE
ℹ️ 25-34 years of AGE
ℹ️ A total of 294 deaths in 2020/2021
ℹ️ 20% increase in drowning DEATHS in ℹ️ Australia this year
ℹ️ 150% spike in drowning rescues
ℹ️ Total of 136 in BEACH fatalities
ℹ️ Deaths mainly in SUMMER months and during Saturdays
ℹ️ The drowning rate jumped to an all-time high after lockdowns were lifted

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