Who is the Water Safety Council FIJI?
- We are a not-for-profit organisation that is working across government departments and agencies (including education institutions; sporting bodies) and the private sector to reduce the drowning toll in and around Fiji.
- We were officially established in 2014 following a series of stakeholder engagements at local, national and international levels.
“To champion lifestyle change in water safety measures through a collaborative, educational and research approach on the prevention of drowning”.
- As an organisation we will work across government departments and agencies including, education institutions, sporting bodies and the private sector to reduce the drowning toll in and around Fiji.
- We were officially established in 2014 after a series of stakeholder engagements at local, national and international levels.
Our role is to:
- Drive effective and clear messages to those who are statistically prone to waterway environments be it for work, residence or play
- Assist in the development of comprehensive programs to educate our audience
- Utilise the data to its fullest capacity and allow room to continuously improve our recording and reporting skills
- Increase the knowledge bank of all Fijians and visitors on drowning prevention; and
- Share the news to enable a holistic lifestyle change that both encapsulates and unites the country in understanding and demonstrating water safety awareness and prevention.
- Patrick Bower
- Henry Elder Snr
- Litiana Loabuka
- Glynis Miller
- John Philp
- Barry Sweetman
- John Tunidau