Over 150 Australian children die each year from preventable injuries, while a further 58,000 are hospitalised. Kidsafe exists to prevent these tragedies.
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The National Burns Awareness Month (1-30 June) aims to drive greater awareness amongst the Australian community of burns prevention and the correct first aid treatment for burns.
National Burns Awareness Month is an initiative of Kidsafe, Australia’s leading community organisation dedicated to child injury prevention, and held in June each year as there is a significantly increased risk of burns during winter.
With the support of Burnaid® gel, it will be hosting a series of national educational and awareness initiatives throughout the month.
Throughout June, Kidsafe invites you to raise awareness of burns prevention and correct first aid by posting on social media.
The 2018 Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards (the Awards) recognise excellence and innovation in the provision of safe, creative playspaces. The Awards are open to playground owners, service providers, design professionals, students, and landscapers from across Australia.
After an incredible 15-year ride, The Julian Burton Burns Trust will close its operations on 30 June 2018 and pass on the legacy of its burns prevention programs, including the successful BurnSafe program, to Kidsafe SA who will continue this great work.