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GALLERY: Lake Mac turtle, which ingested seven fishing hooks, back ‘home’

A Green turtle, which ingested seven fishing hooks, is back where she belongs – in the sea – after being rescued from Lake Macquarie.

Two men rescued after boat capsizes off Swansea Heads

One man is in hospital after a boat capsized off the Swansea Heads this morning, minutes after the pair made a triple-zero call for help.

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.

Hunter Valley hero cop praised for ‘quick thinking’ actions

A brave Hunter Valley police officer who entered dangerous flood waters to rescue three people from a partially-submerged car has been praised for his actions.

Maitland rock fishermen rescued on Lower North Coast

Two Hunter fishermen have been pulled from the water in Booti Booti National Park, forcing Surf Life Saving NSW to issue an important warning.

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.

Marine Rescue issue urgent warning after boat overturns, man rescued

Boat overturns in waters off Coon Island prompting fresh urgent reminder from Marine Rescue to have 'second thoughts' this weekend.

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."
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