Sunday 25 July is World Drowning Prevention Day, an event highlighting the impact of drowning and offering life-saving solutions to prevent it.

The NCIS is a valuable tool that supports the development of death and injury prevention strategies by providing access to coronial data for death investigation and research.

NCIS Fatal facts is a unique tool that allows public access to Australian coronial recommendations. Users can search the tool by a variety of category tags. A search using the Water related category can identify summaries of drowning deaths and associated coronial recommendations made to improve public health and safety.

A variety of organisations use NCIS data to conduct research into drowning deaths. Links to relevant research publications are available on the NCIS website.

Explore drowning and water fatality research