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Wollongong council to investigate safety at Port Kembla’s Hill 60 in wake of deaths | Illawarra Mercury



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Wollongong City Council has supported the wearing of life jackets at Hill 60 but will not make them compulsory, as it looks at ways to avoid further tragedy at the popular rock fishing site. A motion brought by Deputy Lord Mayor Tania Brown in response to the recent deaths of five people at the site was carried unanimously at the council’s ordinary meeting this week. Council staff will engage with the state government and relevant agencies about ways to improve safety, and a council delegation plans to meet with the relevant state ministers to discuss the issue. Read more: Coledale body surfer smashes into ‘dry reef’ at secret surf break The council will receive a…

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