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Latest news: Beach

‘If in doubt, don’t go out’: risks of swimming at unpatrolled beaches

Thinking of swimming at unpatrolled beaches this summer? Don't do it until you know the risks.

Sydney shark attack victim identified as ‘keen diver’ Simon Nellist

The victim of a deadly shark attack in Sydney's east has been identified as a local man and "keen diver", 35-year-old Simon Nellist from Wolli Creek.

WIN! Beach & Bagel sand-free towels

Beach & Bagel sand-free towels are designed for the perfect day in the sun - and CW has three different designs to be won!

Holiday drownings prompt safety pleas

Lifesavers are pleading with beachgoers to stay vigilant after six drowning deaths in the first three days of the new year. 

The A to Z of some of the best beaches near Canberra

Fancy a splash? It’s no secret that Canberran’s love spending time down the coast, playing in waves and enjoying the beautiful coastline. As the summer heat begins to fade away, it’s time...

Moruya drowning: mother of two dies rescuing child at Congo Beach

NSW Police have confirmed the drowning of a 50-year-old Sydney woman yesterday at Congo Beach, south of Moruya on the NSW South Coast.

The beach at your doorstep

This home on the NSW South Coast is just metres from the beach and offers hard-to-beat views of the ocean. Rob Routledge, licensed real estate agent at LJ Hooker Batemans Bay, says the...

Keeping your dog safe at the beach

It’s summer time and the beach is calling. If you’re planning on taking your dog seaside, be sure to keep a close eye for any potential risks that could spoil a great...

Book talk: 5 great summer reads

Jeff and Michael Popple recommend five great summer reads to keep you entertained or relaxed at the pool, beach or backyard. More of their reviews can be found on their blogs: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com...

It’s swooping season

With spring now upon us, Canberrans are urged to be aware that we’re in the midst of magpie swooping season. Director of ACT Parks and Conservation Service Daniel Iglesias said the majority of...