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Hunter lifeguards preparing for bumper beach season

With temperatures set to soar this summer, Hunter lifeguards know they’re going to be in for a busy time.

Port Stephens lifeguards to patrol One Mile Beach through winter

To ensure swimmers’ safety throughout winter, Port Stephens lifeguards will continue patrolling One Mile Beach for a fourth consecutive year.

Flags stay up longer as we head to the beach later

Beach patrols are changing are smart beach data shows we're hitting the water later on weekdays and earlier on weekends.

Ready, set, summer: Lifesavers launching into beach season

Beach season will begin on 24 September, with Lake Mac lifeguards expected to safeguard more than one million visitors before April.

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...
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