The agricultural industry has the highest rate of accidents, injuries and fatalities across all sectors of the Australian economy.

 

The Next Generation Farm Safety Project aims to build knowledge and awareness around leading causes of farm injuries and fatalities.

Awesome Image

Project aim

The project aims to increase the uptake of safe farm practices particularly for under 15 year olds who account for 15 per cent of farm-accident fatalities.
1 in 10
fatalities and injuries involved children under the age of 15
26
In 2021, 26 deaths occurred on Australian farms
70
serious accidents were reported

Funded by

This program received grant funding from the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

Contact us

ageducation@cqu.edu.au