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LUCKY ESCAPE FOR HOUSEBOAT OCCUPANTS

​A group of holidaymakers is lucky to be alive, after their houseboat capsized in rough conditions near Iluka yesterday afternoon.

Rescuers have praised a man on board, who smashed a window allowing everyone to escape.

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About Sam Burbury

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Sam Burbury completed his Bachelor of Journalism at Bond University on the Gold Coast, before joining NBN's Lismore newsroom as a reporter in November 2015.

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