Man caught in rip at NSW beach dies

A man has died after he was swept out to sea while swimming with family and friends on the NSW mid north coast.

Police say the man, believed to be 38, and a female friend in her 20s became caught in a rip at Diamond Beach late on Saturday afternoon.

A male managed to rescue the woman but her companion was pulled unconscious from the water.

Despite attempts to revive him he died at the scene.



‘Besieged Gympie residents have less rights than prisoners’

Premium Content ‘Besieged Gympie residents have less rights than prisoners’

GYMPIE LETTER: Plague of flying vermin are a protected species but carry diseases...

7 people who face charges in Gympie court today

Premium Content 7 people who face charges in Gympie court today

The full list of people facing charges in Gympie Magistrates Court today.

Gympie aged care facility updates COVID restrictions

Premium Content Gympie aged care facility updates COVID restrictions

Government softens stance on visitation restriction after state avoids community...