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EAL (English as an Additional Language) students participated in a water safety workshop at Noreuil Park, Albury on Monday February 5th. The event, hosted by Life Saving Victoria was held on the banks of the Murray River and gave students the opportunity to learn water safety and basic life saving techniques, ensuring that they are equipped with the necessary knowledge and training to swim safely in these unpredictable environments.

The morning session covered many aspects of water safety and provided a great lesson on the dangers that can be hidden beneath the water’s surface.

 Students Subash Bhattarai and Hamid Subedi with Georgia from Life Saving Victoria by the Murray River at Noreuil Park

Georgia from Life Saving Victoria said, “We hope that these basic skills that the students are learning here today will help them enjoy our waterways safely”.

The event was held as part of the Respect the River campaign covering CPR, the use of life jackets and some basic rescue strategies that they could use if they find themselves in trouble in the water.

 

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