State Water Safety Plan
The State Water Safety Plan (The Plan) 2013-2015 provides a framework for ongoing and coordinated commitment to water safety in South Australia. It is informed by and is consistent with the goals in the National Plan and supports the aim for a 50% reduction in drowning deaths by the year 2020.
Vision - to have safe environments and safe people
Mission - to reduce the risk of drowning deaths, near drowning's and injures from water-related incidents through:
Key Priority Result Areas (KRA's) and Implementation of The Plan
Identified are three Key Priority Result Areas (KRA's) and nine goals. The Plan has identified strategies and actions in each KRA and these help guide industry initiatives.
A workshop was held by the SAWSC in March 2013 to formulate a work strategy and review priorities based on current risk profiles and a gap analysis to include in a working plan.
Priority Area One – Taking a Life Stages Approach
Priority Area Two – Targeting High Risk Locations
Priority Area Three – Focussing on Key Drowning Challenges