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’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

Premium Content ’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

“We’re failing, we’re asleep at the wheel and it’s on our watch."

Water restrictions could kick in soon as dam levels drop

Premium Content Water restrictions could kick in soon as dam levels drop

"The forecast for this summer is not what we want to see."

Tributes flow after death of Ballina's first female mayor

Premium Content Tributes flow after death of Ballina's first female mayor

She has been remembered as a "strong-willed” person

100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

Premium Content 100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

The developer is taking the council to court

RESTRICTED ACCESS: Deadly waterfall 'not a safe place to be'

Premium Content RESTRICTED ACCESS: Deadly waterfall 'not a safe place to be'

Council considers no parking zone around waterfall

King tides to inundate roads with salt water

King tides to inundate roads with salt water

High tides will be experienced all week

Council may consider cutting use of common weed killer

Premium Content Council may consider cutting use of common weed killer

It is recognised in many countries as a key carcinogen

Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

Premium Content Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

Ballina mayor asks police to step up patrols in the area

'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

Premium Content 'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

The ongoing incidents could see all vehicles banned from the beach

Beaches, wildlife face 'desecration' by bad 4WD behaviour

Premium Content Beaches, wildlife face 'desecration' by bad 4WD behaviour

Tents, camping chairs among discarded items trashing our shore

One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

Premium Content One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

Consultation drew a strong response: too strong from one resident

'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

Premium Content 'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

Four months on and stinky seaweed continues to annoy resident

Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

Premium Content Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

Construction on the development could begin as soon as April

FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

Premium Content FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

One visitor took 'swim at your own risk' to the next level

'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

Premium Content 'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

A community group has called for a broader scope to industry review

Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

Premium Content Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

"I watched it for a few minutes to make sure I wasn't seeing things"

No right hand turn at dangerous Alstonville intersection

No right hand turn at dangerous Alstonville intersection

Major traffic change starts on highway today

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

"It's dangerous. People are scared to go on the beach".

Coastal property's rezoning given the nod from council

Premium Content Coastal property's rezoning given the nod from council

New zoning to open door for a planned subdivision on the site

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