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Drowning report released

  • Drowning report released

Children under 5, the most at risk group of drowning

The Royal Life Saving Society's latest national drowning report revealed 240 drowning deaths across the country last financial year.

72% were men with alcohol a common factor, and children under 5 are the most at risk group of drowning.

Life Saving Victoria's Dr. Bernadette Matthews says Portland and southwest residents need to play it safe this summer.

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