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Unconscious man pulled from Brunswick River

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

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Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

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M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

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Late yesterday afternoon the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked on a primary mission to Brunswick Heads where a male was pulled unconscious from the Brunswick River.

Members of the public pulled the man from the river and then performed CPR until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and continued treatment.

The male regained consciousness prior to the helicopter arriving on scene. He was assessed by the helicopter medical team and transported by road ambulance to Tweed Heads Hospital.

The patient’s condition is unknown at this time.

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