"There is no easy way to reduce risks for swimmers and surfers", proclaimed Niall Blair, the New South Wales minister for primary industries, at the time.
Kelvin Morton, the manager for the drone project, added to ABC that the project itself is a world-first. "Never before has a drone fitted with a flotation device been used to rescue swimmers like this", he said.
Two northern NSW teenagers today became the first swimmers worldwide to be rescued from risky surf conditions by lifesaving drone technology.
The call for rescue actually came into lifeguards as they were training with new drone equipment.
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Despite the numerous jokes on twitter, nobody involved with the Patriots organization was behind the wheel during the accident. The team did not provide any further details. "Leonard is OK and was able to drive home ", the team said in a statement.
Eddie Bennet, CEO of the Westpac Little Ripper group, told 9NEWS the drone technology - which has been in development for three years and patrolled parts of NSW for the past two years - "is the new generation of rescue services".
A bystander alerted lifeguards to the two teens, who were swimming in powerful surf about a kilometre north of the flags at Lennox Head's Main Beach. Lifeguards sent the drone to rescue them by dropping an inflatable rescue pod, and they grabbed it and swam to shore.
Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW Ben Franklin thanked the lifeguards for their incredible efforts.
Mr Sheridan said it took just a minute or two to launch the drone, fly it to the rescue site, and drop the pod.
Barilaro said the state government had invested A$430,000 (S$454,000) in a trial of drone technology in December.
Bloomberg , which reported the news earlier, said the bonus would be available to employees below a certain senior level. Apple said its plans would contribute more than $350bn to the United States economy over the next five years.
In recent years, she had combined being in The Cranberries with writing with D.A.R.K. "There have been times when I've struggled". Here is a list of songs from The Cranberries to help us all remember Dolores and what she brought to the world of music.
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Two men have captured this frustration in the New California Movement, which aims to divide California into two states. Constitution and has become necessary because the "current state of California has become governed by a tyranny".
NY1 will carry the governor's budget address live starting at 1 p.m., along with analysis by political anchor Errol Louis. Cuomo explained it this way: Say you paid $5 to the state in income taxes for every $100 you earned previous year .
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On his return to the sport after a long absence, he said: "It feels so great to be back here, to be back on the tennis court". At the end, I realised he is still actually there. "People seemed to enjoy themselves".
It was up to the White House physician to tell the world that Trump was mentally acute after thoroughly examining him last Friday. If there was ever any fodder for the Twitterverse to sink their teeth into, this would be it.
While children and people over 65 are most vulnerable, the flu can have complications or be fatal to people of all ages. The shot takes about two weeks to take full effect - just in time for the peak of the flu season next month and March.
Parker's promoter David Higgins brought up Joshua's "weak chin", a theme they had highlighted during fight negotiations. For the first time in his career Parker, who like Joshua has never tasted defeat, enters a fight as the rank outsider.
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Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime First Impressions
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Amazon Echo And Alexa Launched In Australia And New Zealand
Amazon is also a big-time newcomer in Australia in general, having only taken its first orders in the country late past year . Australian businesses have jumped on Amazon's Alexa , unveiling "skills" built for the voice-driven virtual assistant.
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