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Drownings prompt new focus on beach safety

Last year was especially dangerous on the state’s beaches, according to Surf Life Saving Australia’s annual National Coastal Safety Report. The report shows NSW reached a coastal drowning toll of 48 causalities, ten more than the nine-year average. Coastal regions constitute NSW beaches and coastal waterways. According to the report, most drownings occured during activities […]

Double tragedy highlights rockfishing concerns

The disappearance of a man on Friday 25 and the death of another on Saturday 26 has led NSW police to put rock fishermen on notice. Both men had been fishing off rocks at North Bondi, and the acting police commissioner has called on fishing enthusiasts to avoid the area. A 29-year-old Ashfield man was […]