Australia Eighteen deaths in NSW waters

06:35  03 january  2017
06:35  03 january  2017 Source:   MSN

Victoria road deaths climb over holiday period

  Victoria road deaths climb over holiday period A motorcyclist has died in hospital days after hitting a kangaroo on a Victorian road. A motorcyclist has died in hospital days after he collided with a kangaroo in regional Victoria.The 61-year-old man was riding on Merriang Road, Beveridge, north of Melbourne at around 1.40am on December 18 when he hit the kangaroo and he died in hospital last Friday.Police say after the crash he tried to pull over but fell from his bike and slid down an embankment.Five men have died on the state's road over the holiday period.

AAP on January 3, 2017, 1:06 pm. Share Tweet Whatsapp Email. Share. Yahoo7 News. Pinterest. Tumblr. JANUARY 3: Former Family Court judge Richard Gee, 83, found in his backyard pool in Belrose.

In 2013, 18 children whose deaths were registered in NSW died from respiratory diseases. The average number of deaths in coastal waters has declined over that period, from 4.2 deaths per year (1999-2003) to 1.4 deaths per year (2009-2013).

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JANUARY 3:

Swimmers warned Qld irukandji moving south

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Water deaths in NSW since christmas day * Geoffrey Blackadder, 60, died trying to rescue young relatives from rip at Wooli Beach on the NSW north coast. * A man, 56, drowns at Merry Beach at Kioloa on NSW south coast.

New south wales . Warning issued after NSW water death spate. Beachgoers are being urged to swim between the flags and not swim when drunk after a horror run of NSW water deaths .

  Eighteen deaths in NSW waters © Twitter/9NewsSyd * Former Family Court judge Richard Gee, 83, found in his backyard pool in Belrose

JANUARY 2:

* A body, believed to be that of a 44-year-old man, is found in Lake Eucumbene in the Snowy Mountains

JANUARY 1:

* A two-year-old girl found in a backyard pool in Macquarie Fields

DECEMBER 30:

* A body, believed to belong to 42-year-old Peter Abd-El-Kaddous who went missing while swimming in the Murrumbidgee River at Wagga Wagga, recovered

* A 46-year-old man dies while swimming at Yamba on NSW north coast

Tui Gallaher, 14, went missing in rough surf at Maroubra Beach on Tuesday night. © Facebook Tui Gallaher, 14, went missing in rough surf at Maroubra Beach on Tuesday night. * A body, believed to be 14-year-old Tui Gallaher missing for three days, found at Sydney's Maroubra beach

* A Pakistani man, 27, dies after being pulled from waterhole at Mermaid Pools in Sydney's south

SA posts record low road toll

  SA posts record low road toll South Australia has posted a record low road toll for 2016. As well as the lower toll, preliminary figures show a fall in pedestrian and motorcyclist deaths in the past year and a fall in the number of deaths related to speeding.But they also reveal that alcohol remains a major issue, with 24 per cent of drivers or riders killed having an illegal blood-alcohol level, above the five-year average of 23 per cent.Fourteen drivers or riders killed also tested positive to cannabis, methamphetamine or ecstasy, compared to an average of 13 each year from 2011 to 2015.

Security footage of NSW man missing since 18 December released. Police warn swimmers after five drowning deaths . The deaths of five men in NSW waters in two days have police concerned and warning holidaymakers to take more care.

Warning issued after NSW water death spate. Surf life savers have issued a warning for New Year's beachgoers after a spate of water deaths in NSW .

*A man, believed to be in his 70s, dies after being pulled from Lady Robinsons Beach in Sydney's south.

DECEMBER 29:

Twins Robbi and Charli Manago died after they were pulled from their family's backyard pool © Facebook Twins Robbi and Charli Manago died after they were pulled from their family's backyard pool * A two-year-old boy dies in hospital one week after he and twin sister were pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool.

DECEMBER 28:

* A 64-year-old man from Kyogle pulled from the water at Belongil Beach, Byron Bay

DECEMBER 27:

* A man's body found in swimming baths at The Entrance on NSW central coast after he suffered suspected heart attack

* A 25-year-old man's body recovered in Greendale in western Sydney after he went missing while swimming on Boxing Day

DECEMBER 26:

Geoffrey Blackadder died while trying to rescue relatives from a rip near Coffs Harbour. © Facebook Geoffrey Blackadder died while trying to rescue relatives from a rip near Coffs Harbour. * Geoffrey Blackadder, 60, died trying to rescue young relatives from rip at Wooli Beach on the NSW north coast

* A man, 56, drowns at Merry Beach at Kioloa on NSW south coast

* A 59-year-old man dies from a suspected cardiac arrest near the entrance of the Evan's River on the north coast

* A 27-year-old man dies at Kangaroo Valley in the Shoalhaven region during a Boxing Day swim at a picnic ground

* A two-year-old girl dies in hospital after being pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool with her brother.

DECEMBER 25:

* A 27-year-old man died in the Wattamolla lagoon at Royal National Park, south of Sydney

Road safety urged after 10 deaths in 2017 .
Western Sydney Wanderers players have joined NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay in urging people to drive more safely on NSW roads after 10 deaths in 11 days. Mr Kennedy met with the Wanderers recently to warn them of the consequences of dangerous driving."His story was one that we all took on board and will certainly use to motivate us in our behaviours on the road and in talking to our friends and family," Tyson said."There's already been 10 lives that have died already and that's not explainable," Mr Kennedy said."It's not just you, there's a lot of other people around you that you've got to think about.

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