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Swimmers beware: 19 bull shark detections over weekend

Premium Content Swimmers beware: 19 bull shark detections over weekend

SURFERS have been warned to use common sense before hitting a local beach, with 19...

No reprieve from sticky conditions in Ballina

Premium Content No reprieve from sticky conditions in Ballina

FLOODWATER and debris from Richmond River closes Lighthouse Beach.

'Nothing would have prevented him from swimming that day'

Premium Content 'Nothing would have prevented him from swimming that day'

Inquest hears of swift and thorough search for missing swimmer

PHOTOS: Big cheer as two turtles are returned to their home

Premium Content PHOTOS: Big cheer as two turtles are returned to their home

200 people watched wildlife rescuers release Raccoon and Hamster

Anger as surfers stay in water with 60 bull sharks

Anger as surfers stay in water with 60 bull sharks

Mayor concerned ignorance could increase the risk of tragedy

Emotional paddle-out for beloved Ballina man

Premium Content Emotional paddle-out for beloved Ballina man

Hundreds of people gathered in honour of Raz Burtonwood

Swim fins may help in finding missing lifesaver

Premium Content Swim fins may help in finding missing lifesaver

Raz Burtonwood is still missing in the water

UPDATE: Sharks force closure of Ballina, Byron beaches

UPDATE: Sharks force closure of Ballina, Byron beaches

Surf life savers are urging beach-goers to take care

Hundreds watch turtles return to the sea

Premium Content Hundreds watch turtles return to the sea

Large crowd gathers to watch heart-warming moment

Salvage of boat wreckage continues at Ballina

Premium Content Salvage of boat wreckage continues at Ballina

Debris is washing up on beaches, break walls and waterways

Kid-friendly: New feature planned for Ballina ocean pool

Kid-friendly: New feature planned for Ballina ocean pool

It's been a labour of love for those involved in the project

'It was the most awful day of my life'

Premium Content 'It was the most awful day of my life'

Shark attack victim was saved by his mates

Bull shark detected three times in half an hour

Bull shark detected three times in half an hour

There has been a spate of shark sightings over the past three days

Beach clean-up begins as jetskis brave big swell

Beach clean-up begins as jetskis brave big swell

The surf is still dangerous and swimmers need to take extra care

Shark net trial slammed as an 'epic fail'

Shark net trial slammed as an 'epic fail'

Despite opposition, the shark nets have been deployed again

Sand sculptures

Sand sculptures on Lighthouse Beach Ballina

New barrier '100% successful' in shark infested waters

New barrier '100% successful' in shark infested waters

Could this be the best shark deterrent yet?

Great white caught after net removal announcement

Great white caught after net removal announcement

A day after shark nets removal announced, shark caught and tagged

VIDEO: Shark drone footage acts as tourist lure

VIDEO: Shark drone footage acts as tourist lure

Great White shark, only metres from surfers, features in top video.

Ballina woman chases thief after he steals her bike

Ballina woman chases thief after he steals her bike

WOMAN expresses her gratitude to some local heroes

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