Man dies in Rockingham diving tragedy


A man has died after a diving incident off Rockingham Beach.

The man in his 20’s was rushed to hospital about midday as paramedics tried desperately to save him.

Driver critical

Emergency services have rushed a diver in his 20’s to Rockingham General Hospital after an incident in the water on Tuesday.

The man was rushed to shore by boat where emergency services were waiting.

He was taken to Rockingham General Hospital as a priority one by St John ambulance.

The man is believed to be in a critical condition

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