Silent Depths: prioritising water safety this summer

Border Rescue Squad volunteer rescue diver Peter Wright OAM is issuing a stern warning about water safety as the weather warms up.

Locals keen to cool off as the mercury rises this summer are being urged to play it safe around the water after a recent report from Royal Life Saving Australia revealed 281 people drowned in Australian waterways in the last financial year, with more affected by non-fatal drowning injuries.

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