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SURFER RESCUED AFTER BEING FOUND FLOATING IN THE WATER

A 68-year-old man has been rescued by emergency services after he was found floating face down in the surf at Swansea Heads in Lake Macquarie.

It’s believed the man fell off his surf board and hit his head on shallow rocks.

Onlookers spotted the man and pulled him from the water before starting CPR. He’s believed to have been unconscious in the water for up to two-minutes.

He was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

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About Georgia Maher

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After studying a BA in Communication and Journalism at UTS, Georgia moved into health and aged care reporting for three years. She also studied broadcast journalism at California State University, Sacramento and The Australian, Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney. An interest in social business took her to India to direct a series of micro documentaries.

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