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LIFESAVING BOSS BACKS ‘RIPPERS’ DESPITE MISHAP

Surf Lifesaving New South Wales has defended its growing use of drones for shark surveillance and rescue missions along our coast.

Despite one helping save two teenagers last week – some branch members have reportedly questioned whether the aircraft are worthwhile, after one came down during a recent practice flight.

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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.