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2023/24 FATAL DROWNING STATISTICS
1 JULY 2023 TO 27 NOVEMBER 2023
There were 12 reported fatal
SUMMER (1 DECEMBER 2022 TO 28 FEBRUARY 2023)
There were 24 reported fatal
drowning incidents from 1 December 2022 to 28 February 2023
THIS IS FOUR MORE THAN THE 5-YEAR AVERAGE (1 DECEMBER 2017 TO 28 FEBRUARY 2022)