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Life-saving lesson for migrants out of their depth in ocean (Brisbane Times)

7 April 20140 comments

Thanks to the heavens opening, Coogee beach was all but deserted at midday on Sunday, save for a large and colourful group of swimmers and surf lifesavers.

Wearing bright pink, participants in the Migration 2 Surf program gingerly approached the waves, hand in hand with yellow and red-capped lifesavers. For many, it was their first time in white water as they took part in the special ocean-safety course, aimed at new migrants.

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