You may have seen me on the news recently at the launch of Consumer Protection's launch of their portable pool safety campaign; "Don't duck out, make it safe". The message being that portable pools need to be made safe; always supervise small children around water, drain and empty small paddle pools after use and fence larger pools that will remain up for any period of time.
Here's a link to some of the material;
Look out for the campaign materials and information at major retailers near you! X
We don't do November.
It used to be my favourite time of year. After all I was born on Melbourne Cup, and have celebrated my birthday several times with the race that stops a nation. Luke's birthday is the day after mine, and Lachlan's birthday was just over a week after that! The weather is warming up, people are out and about, spring is in full swing with life thriving around us and Christmas is just around the corner. It was such a busy and celebratory time for us for a long time.
November is also when Lachlan drowned and...