Irresponsible 4WD users are again trashing South Ballina Beach and Patches Beach, as well as areas further south.
Tweed Shire Council held an emergency meeting last Friday to decide whether local beach carparks should remain closed.
Beachside carparks have been closed in Tweed Shire until April 27. The decision was made at an extraordinary ‘virtual’ meeting of Tweed Shire Council last night.
Main Beach at Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads beach will closed this weekend with Surf Lifesaving NSW announcing volunteer patrols have ceased.
With the entire country being asked to isolate, many people are looking to find places they can still get out and exercise while adhering to the constraints of social distancing.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Hazardous Surf Warning, Marine Wind Warning and a Severe Weather Alert which will affect the Byron Coast in northern NSW.
Today is your last chance to see the art installations at the the Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk, a triennial event created along the foreshore of Brunswick Heads.
Staying safe in the water as the weather heats up and the school holidays start it is important to keep water safety at the top of your mind. Rivers as well as the ocean can have strong currents and snags that are dangers to swimmers – though rivers generally have less sharks.