A 69-year-old woman suffering abdominal pains was winched off a cruise ship by the Westpac Life Saver rescue helicopter off the coast of Ballina yesterday and airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment.
A popular Alstonville doctor has been airlifted to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition after crashing into a tree on an early morning bike ride in Alstonville yesterday.
Two fishermen will be thanking their lucky stars after they were rescued by passing vessels this afternoon when their own boat capsized off Broken Head.
A 29-year-old woman who was injured after a heavy fall from her horse at South Ballina beach near Empire Vale yesterday afternoon was flown to hospital by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.
Volunteers have been raising funds today for the Northern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service which will be hosting an open day at the Lismore base on Saturday.
Evans Heads Marine Rescue have picked up the passengers and crew of a 50-foot boat that sank offshore this morning.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is a warning businesses in Byron Shire to look out for a man asking for discounted accommodation and services while he claims to be stationed with the service.
The CEO of the Northern Region SLSA Helicopter Rescue Service, Kris Beavis, has been preselected by the NSW Nationals to run for next year’s state election seat of Ballina.
A 60-year-old bushwalker who injured her lower leg on Mount Warning on Saturday afternoon had to be winched to safety by the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter.
Helicopter and ambulance paramedics have treated a logging contractor at Whian Whian for serious head injuries after a large branch from a tree fell on him.
Chris Dobney The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter will have to compete with other not-for-profit (NFP) and even commercial helicopter services in order to keep flying over our skies, the state government has announced. The service’s northern region GM Kris... Read More →