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Paid traineeships for Hunter sport and rec teens

Online applications are now open for Hunter teens wishing to ultimately work in the sport and recreation industry.

Paddler airlifted to John Hunter with suspected spinal injuries

An elderly man has been airlifted to John Hunter Hospital with suspected spinal injuries following a surfing accident at Fingal Bay this morning. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) was tasked by New...

Flags signal start of lifesaving season

Red and yellow flags will be hoisted at surf lifesaving clubs across the Hunter this Saturday, with beachgoers being warned to expect a summer like no other. Hotter than average temperatures forecast by...

Drownings more likely in low tide, new research finds

Fatal drowning on Australian surf beaches is more likely to occur around low tide, new research reveals. The study, undertaken as part of the Smart Beaches project in collaboration with Ocean Live and supported by...