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Drowning deaths have surged across Australia, with the number of year-on-year deaths increasing by 10 per cent.

16.9.2019

Drowning deaths have surged across Australia, with the number of year-on-year deaths increasing by 10 per cent.

Drowning deaths have surged across Australia, with the number of year-on-year deaths increasing by 10 per cent.\n\nAccording to the Royal Lifesaving Society (RLS) a third of the nation's deaths happen in New South Wales and 80 per cent of those who died between July 2018-June 2019 were men. \n\nRoyal Life Saving Australia’s Adam Weir told Sky News swimmers need to “take responsibility” for themselves before entering the water.\n\n“We need to people to adopt a ‘stop and pause mentality’ when they come into the coast,' he said.\n\n“We have a new initiative about rip current safety called the ‘think line’ where we urge people to take a second before entering the water and stop, look and plan.”\n

Drowning deaths have surged across Australia, with the number of year-on-year deaths increasing by 10 per cent. According to the Royal Lifesaving Society (RLS) a third of the nation's deaths happen in New South Wales and 80 per cent of those who died between July 2018-June 2019 were men. Royal Life Saving Australia’s Adam Weir told Sky News swimmers need to “take responsibility” for themselves before entering the water. “We need to people to adopt a ‘stop and pause mentality’ when they come into the coast," he said. “We have a new initiative about rip current safety called the ‘think line’ where we urge people to take a second before entering the water and stop, look and plan.”

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