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Man rescued after boat capsizes on Lake Mac

A man has been rescued after his boat capsized off Swan Bay this afternoon, with crews unable to save the stricken vessel.

Hiline training keeps emergency services ‘rescue ready’

"It's one of the most dynamic operations [rescue] - you’ve got the boat moving, the aircraft moving, and then the load has to be supported."

Jasmine’s vision for kids recognised

Eleven-year-old Jasmine Seidel likes playing with LEGO, reading books, dancing and swimming. She is in her final year of primary school and is looking forward to wearing next year’s blue high school uniform. Unlike...

New hub for city’s emergency services

A new Local Emergency Operations Centre will become Newcastle's go-to site in an emergency situation. The state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility on Stewart Avenue was toured by a dozen different emergency service representatives this morning. Newcastle...

Suzie grateful to be celebrating Stroke Week

When Aberdeen local Suzie Henry had a stroke at her daughter’s house in May last year, it had come with no warning signs. The 42-year-old was fit and healthy and had none of...

Appeal for witnesses after fatal crash at Charlestown

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash at Charlestown last week. Emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Charlestown about 9.25pm last Thursday (30 July), following reports a car...

Lifeline launches emergency appeal

Australia’s leading suicide prevention service will launch a national emergency appeal in response to the increased pressure it is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Lifeline's campaign, titled ‘You’ve Got 30 Seconds To Save A Life’, comes at a time when Australians have been turning to the charity...
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