Wharf death trap: Kids risking lives at unsafe tourism hotspot

IT’S only a matter of time before someone is killed at the Mildura Wharf according to Mildura Paddlesteamers skipper Scott Thorp.

There’s been that many times I’ve called the cops and said ‘I’ve nearly killed another one of these kids’. - Mildura Paddlesteamers skipper Scott Thorp

Young people are putting their lives on the line, jumping off the wharf into the path of paddlesteamers.

Mr Thorp said it was a daily occurrence and he was at his wits’ end, fearing the children’s reckless behaviour will soon result in a death.

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