Drowning and water related research publications and reports using NCIS data are listed here. Find out if you are eligible to apply for access or request data.

Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2020
(Royal Life Saving Society)

Coast Safe Report 2020
(Surf Life Saving Queensland)

Scuba diving fatalities in Australia 2001 to 2013: Chain of events
John Lippmann & David McD Taylor (National Library of Medicine)

Medical Conditions in Scuba Diving Fatality Victims in Australia, 2001 to 2013
John Lippmann & David Mc D Taylor (National Library of Medicine)

Fatal intentional drowning in Australia: A systematic literature review of rates and risk factors
Muthia Cenderadewi,Richard C. Franklin, Amy E. Peden & Sue Devine (PLOS ONE)

Autism spectrum disorder and unintentional fatal drowning of children and adolescents in Australia
Stacey Willcox-Pidgeon & Amy E Peden.  (BMJ Journals)

Rescue and resuscitation factors in scuba diving and snorkeling fatalities in Australia, 2001-2013
J Lippmann (National Library of medicine)

Alcohol and its contributory role in fatal drowning in Australian rivers, 2002-2012.
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C., Leggat, A. P. & Aitken, P. Accident Analysis and Prevention

An overview of fatal, unintentional drowning in publicly accessible swimming pools in Australia.
Mahony, A., Peden, A. E. & Roberts, C. Injury Prevention.

Coast Safe Report 2018.
Surf Life Saving Queensland

Exploring visitation at rivers to understand drowning risk.
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C. & Leggat, A. P. Injury Prevention

National Coastal Safety Report 2018.
Surf Life Saving Australia

Understanding lapses in supervision of children 0–4 years who drowned in Australia.
Peden, A. E. & Franklin, R. C. Injury Prevention

Causal Pathways of Flood Related River Drowning Deaths in Australia
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C., Leggat, P., & Aitken, P. PLOS Current Disasters

Chronic Conditions and Drowning: Be Safe! AAP Grand Rounds.
Bratton, S. L.

Drowning fatalities in childhood: the role of pre-existing medical conditions
Franklin, R. C., Hearn, J. H., & Peden, A. E. Archives of Disease in Childhood

Exploring the circumstances surrounding flood fatalities in Australia – 1900 – 2015 and the implications for policy and practice
Haynes, K., Coates, L., van den Honert, R., Gissing, A., Bird, D., Dimer de Oliveira, F., D’Arcy, R., Smith, C. & Radford, D. Environmental Science & Policy

In the Drink: A Review of Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Water-Related Activities in the Top End region, Northern Territory, Australia
Jenkins, B., Read, D. J., McDermott, K., & Ward, L. M. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine

Preventing river drowning deaths: Lessons from coronial recommendations
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C. & Leggat, A. P. Health Promotion Journal Australia

Reducing The Burden of Non-Fatal Drowning: Symposium Declaration (PDF).
Scarr, J., Peden, A. E., & Mahony, A.

Understanding Contributing Factors to Child Drownings in Public Pools in Australia: a Review of National Coronial Records
Petrass, L. A., & Blitvich, J. International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Using a retrospective cross-sectional study to analyse unintentional fatal drowning in Australia: ICD-10 coding-based methodologies verses actual deaths
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C., Mahoney, A. J., Scarr, J., & Barnsley, P. D. BMJ Open

Unintentional fatal child drowning in the bath: A 12-year Australian review (2002-2014)
Peden, A. E., Franklin, R. C., & Pearn, J. H. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Alcohol and its contributory role in fatal drowning in Australian rivers 2002-2012.
Peden, A., Franklin, R.C., & Leggat, P. Accident Analysis and Prevention

An analysis of human fatalities from floods in Australia 1900-2015
Haynes, K., Coates. L., Oliveira, F., Gissing, A., Bird, D., Honert, R., Radford, D., D’Arcy, R., & Smith, C. Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC, Report no. 166

International travelers and unintentional fatal drowning in Australia- a 10 year review 2002-2012
Peden, A., Franklin, R., & Leggat, P. Journal of Travel Medicine

The Hidden Tragedy of Rivers: A Decade of Unintentional Fatal Drowning in Australia.
Peden, A., Franklin, R., & Leggat, P. PLoS One

National Drowning Report 2014
Royal Surf Life Saving

The role of evidence, standards and education in rock fishing safety in New South Wales, Australia
Mitchell, R. J., Ware, L. & Bambach, M. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health     

The National Coastal Safety Report (2014)
Surf Life Saving Australia

WA Coastal Safety Report – Saving Lives and Building Great Communities 2014
Surf Life Saving Western Australia

Rip current related drowning deaths and rescues in Australia 2004-2011
Brighton, B.,  Sherker, S., Brander, R.,  Thompson, M. & Bradstreet, A. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences