All eyes on the river

Mildura Life Saving Club members, back, Isabelle Mensforth, 16, Alisa Totenhofer, Jemma Searle, 17, Abigail Rowe, 16, Ruby McLaughlan, 14, and Aysha Tiver, 14 and, front, Elizabeth Rowe, 15, Gabrielle Bromley, 15, Lauchlin Slatter, 17, Hayley Moore, 17, and Lucy Bromley, 17, are set for tomorrow’s Respect the River demonstration. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mildura Life Saving Club members, back, Isabelle Mensforth, 16, Alisa Totenhofer, Jemma Searle, 17, Abigail Rowe, 16, Ruby McLaughlan, 14, and Aysha Tiver, 14 and, front, Elizabeth Rowe, 15, Gabrielle Bromley, 15, Lauchlin Slatter, 17, Hayley Moore, 17, and Lucy Bromley, 17, are set for tomorrow’s Respect the River demonstration. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

EMERGENCY services and other authorities from Vic­toria and NSW will join forces in Mildura tomorrow to promote water awareness, show their capabil­ities in search and rescue ­demonstrations and display equipment.

The event, which aims to increase water safety awareness for the community using the Murray River and other waterways, will be held at the Rowing Club Lawns, Hugh King Drive, between 11am and 3pm.

The weekend event is part of the Respect the River Project, launched by Royal Life Saving Society - Australia in October last year by Member for Farrer Sussan Ley.

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