Water and snow safety program

This program aims to reduce drownings and snow-related injuries and deaths through prevention and intervention.

About the program

The Water and Snow Safety Program started in 2018. It provides funding to specified leading water and snow safety organisations to implement measures that reduce injuries and deaths.

The Australian Government is providing over $39 million over 3 years from 1 July 2021.


The program’s goals are to:

  • reduce water and snow related injuries and deaths in Australia
  • enhance the safety of Australian water and snow environments
  • improve people’s behaviour in, on and around water and snow
  • support the goals of the Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030.


You can view the grants awarded under this program at GrantConnect.

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