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Brochure - 'Farm Safety', WorkSafe Kids, Victoria, circa 2003 Document Reg. No: HT 26329

Summary:
Brochure titled 'Farm Safety', published by WorkSafe Kids, circa 2003, it was still available after February 2009. It reflects community safety education and emergency response prior to Black Saturday. The publication recommends safety principles and behaviours for children who work and live on farms, and provides a series of activities that can be undertaken to reinforce learning outcomes.
Description:
A4 booklet, colour, cover image of cartoon graphics of a farming family on a yellow background.
Statement Of Significance:
The bushfires of February 2009 have changed forever the way in which we think of fire risk. This collection of public education material still available after Black Saturday shows how difficult it is for authorities to keep pace with creating appropriate, current and relevant publications. The inclusion of both flood and fire information for the same region also illustrates the challenges faced by local government and other authorities when dealing with increasing extremes of climate.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2009
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 297 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: children, safety campaigns
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: Printed on cover: Worksafe kids Farm safety /
Printed on back cover: EMERGENCY / PROCEDURE:/
Publisher: Government of Victoria Worksafe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 2003

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