did you know?
DROWNING IN AUSTRALIA KILLS OVER 300 PEOPLE A YEAR AND INJURES NEARLY FIVE TIMES MORE
Hannah’s Foundation needs your help,
we are not government funded as a registered charity and your support helps campaigns and families
Welcome to Hannah’s Foundation, Australia’s only Drowning prevention, awareness and family support services. We have three primary roles and functions:
- Our Primary Support is Peer Support Services. Supporting families of any tragedy such as child drowning, ocean drownings, boating accidents, floods or other water tragedies, We also support those victims who have suffered non fatal drownings (near drownings)
- We advocate for Drowning prevention, educate the public and hope to prevent drownings in the future, ZERO DROWNINGS
- Attend Coronial Inquests.
Since February 2008 Hannah’s Foundation has been registered charity in Queensland aiding public awareness to Pool and Water Safety. Fully endorsed by the Australian Taxation officer Hannah’s Foundation also provides Financial assistance to those families who suffered injury or loss to a loved one that was a water accident.
As at 9th November 2013: Over 1004 families have sought support from Hannah’s Foundation and continually utilise the volunteers and services that provide Peer Support and obtain referrals to external professionals who attend to the many families requiring support after a tragedy.
Hannah’s Foundation prides its organisation on prompt services to families, financial support within 48 hours for Appeal account for expenses and also bursary amounts for funerals (if approved). Hannah’s Foundation is the only providing charity in Australia solidly supporting families with a 24 hour Family Peer Support line Free call 1800 426624.
If you require information about Water and Pool Safety, Drowning Prevention and Education programs, wish to seek support services for your family, sponsor or wish to donate we hope that our website is helpful to your enquiry. If you wish to contact the Foundation please phone (07) 5465 2000 and one of our volunteers will only be too glad to assist you. Thank you for supporting Water Safety in Australia.