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Deadly summer as drowning figures say more work is needed

Premium Content Deadly summer as drowning figures say more work is needed

It is not like the movies, with flailing arms splashing the water and gurgled cries...

‘I knew how close he was to dying’

Premium Content ‘I knew how close he was to dying’

Father on near-drowning: ‘I knew how close he was to dying’

TRAGEDY: Boy dead after drowning incident

Premium Content TRAGEDY: Boy dead after drowning incident

A young boy has died in hospital after nearly drowning in a backyard pool near...

Mum speaks of heartbreaking final moments with little Skyla

Premium Content Mum speaks of heartbreaking final moments with little Skyla

The shattered mother of a little girl who drowned in the pool at her home in...

Teen girl injured in rough conditions at surf carnival

Premium Content Teen girl injured in rough conditions at surf carnival

A teenage girl has been rushed to hospital after she was seriously injured during...

Focus on water safety after CQ drowning tragedy

Premium Content Focus on water safety after CQ drowning tragedy

‘Tragically children under five years are most at risk of drowning in backyard...

Health warning: FNQ told to boil water

Premium Content Health warning: FNQ told to boil water

Tablelands residents warned to boil water after health warning

Second body found at popular beach

Second body found at popular beach

A second body has been found after two men drowned at a popular Victorian beach in...

Young boy drowns in dam

Premium Content Young boy drowns in dam

A young child has drowned in a dam northwest of Brisbane this afternoon.

Lifesavers fear COVID will lead to deadly summer

Premium Content Lifesavers fear COVID will lead to deadly summer

Lifesavers fear deadly summer with concerns over the lack of water safety and...

Why men are more likely to drown than women

Premium Content Why men are more likely to drown than women

80 per cent of Aussies who drowned in the past decade were male

New campaign to put safety first this summer

Premium Content New campaign to put safety first this summer

Surf Life Saving Queensland launches bid to end spike in drowings.

Swimming great calls for rethink on lessons

Premium Content Swimming great calls for rethink on lessons

Sporting great Shane Gould wants a shake-up of Australian swimming.

Strong focus on water safety

Strong focus on water safety

Central Highlands authorities shine a light on water safety in the lead up to the...

Missing teen caught in rip, swept out to sea

Missing teen caught in rip, swept out to sea

Teenage boy caught in rip still missing off Parsons Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula

Man drowns chasing ‘pool toy’

Man drowns chasing ‘pool toy’

Young man drowns in Perth lake while chasing inflatable device

8 water safety tips to keep you and family safe this summer

8 water safety tips to keep you and family safe this summer

Tips come after drowning incident

Water safety a priority for authorities

Water safety a priority for authorities

Weekend blitz by the water police in Central Highlands

Lessons to save a life

Lessons to save a life

Rural children have the chance for free swimming lessons.

Lifeline for schoolkids who can’t swim

Lifeline for schoolkids who can’t swim

Our campaign for improved swimming education has won support.

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