New NCIS fact sheet released

12 August 2020

Sport and recreation deaths in Australia

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An average of 190 people die due to injury from a sport or recreation incident in Australia every year, according to a new fact sheet released by the National Coronial Information System (NCIS) Unit today.

The fact sheet, Sport and recreation deaths in Australia, examines all closed case injury deaths due to a sport or physical recreation incident reported to an Australian coroner between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2017.

All NCIS fact sheets are publicly available on the NCIS website

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