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Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

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Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native...

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

SAE Institute now a University College

Creative media educator, SAE, says it is has been reclassified from institute to a University College. 

Invasive Species Council gives evidence to federal fire ant inquiry

A Senate Committee inquiry will hear evidence today that changes are needed in Australia’s fire ant response – including the creation of an independent eradication authority.

Missing person, Gold Coast

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 39-year-old woman missing from the Gold Coast.

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34-year-old man dead after weekend trip to waterfall

Police divers have recovered the body of a 34-year-old man who went missing after diving into a popular swimming hole west of Coffs Harbour on Saturday.

Protestors find endangered Gliders in active logging zone

Forest campaigners have today stopped work in Styx River State Forest north east of Armidale to protect a Greater Glider and its home.

Lismore a ‘natural disaster area’ and Northern NSW get disaster assistance

The prime minister has declared Lismore a natural disaster area and councils throughout the Northern Rivers have been provided with disaster assistance.

Residents want regulation for Airbnb and holiday letting

The impact on local communities of short term holiday letting on platforms like Airbnb has come under the microscope in northern NSW with a recent study clearly identifying a need for regulation.

Woman dies in 4WD crash near Bellingen

Emergency services were called to Waterfall Way, west of Bellingen, shortly before 6.30am Sunday.

People becoming severely ill at home due to heat

People experiencing financial and social disadvantage are struggling to keep their homes cool in summer and becoming seriously unwell from the heat, new ACOSS research has found.

Firefighters called to Bruns Bakery yesterday

Fire and Rescue NSW say they attended commercial premises in Fingal Street in Brunswick Heads after reports of an electrical fire at 4pm yesterday afternoon.

Rifle Range Road upgrade about to start

It’s a project that has endured many delays, but Byron Shire Council says the upgrade of Rifle Range Road at Bangalow is finally due to start in early April.

Invasive Species Council gives evidence to federal fire ant inquiry

A Senate Committee inquiry will hear evidence today that changes are needed in Australia’s fire ant response – including the creation of an independent eradication authority.