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Water extraction targeted in unanimous council decision

premium_icon Water extraction targeted in unanimous council decision

Non-agricultural, non-domestic water extraction could be banned

Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

premium_icon Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

Water extraction industries could be banned in this region

Shark net decision is a 'hard call' for Minister

premium_icon Shark net decision is a 'hard call' for Minister

Positivity towards nets 28 per cent down

How to tag a white shark, the ocean's greatest predator

premium_icon How to tag a white shark, the ocean's greatest predator

VIDEO: 277 white sharks, 37 tiger sharks, 61 bull sharks tagged

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

Program helps men explore new frontiers both outside and within.

Buying local key to preventing prawn virus spread

Buying local key to preventing prawn virus spread

"Aside from the legality, we should be taking about the quality"

Tweed Coast reels in $1.1M artificial reef

Tweed Coast reels in $1.1M artificial reef

A new artificial reef is set to be built by 2019.

Minister argues 'jobs and growth' at risk from shark attacks

Minister argues 'jobs and growth' at risk from shark attacks

The threat of shark interactions was of "national interest"

Calmer waters needed to redeploy nets

Calmer waters needed to redeploy nets

Wild weather has seen shark nets removed

Surfer calls for second shark net off one coastal town

Surfer calls for second shark net off one coastal town

Kids surfing near the Lennox Hotel are at risk of shark encounters

$22,000 fine for 'curious' shark net activists

$22,000 fine for 'curious' shark net activists

Bigger fines have been introduced during North Coast shark net trial

Shark nets 'definitely in the water': DPI

Shark nets 'definitely in the water': DPI

Drop in sessions to discuss trial

Commercial fishers get extension, but it makes no difference

Commercial fishers get extension, but it makes no difference

Deadline extended for NSW fishers buying back into the industry

One down, one to go for bloodthirsty NSW Labor

One down, one to go for bloodthirsty NSW Labor

Troy Grant a victim of Baird's "arrogance and refusal to listen"

Warnings of Crown land fire sale as laws push through

Warnings of Crown land fire sale as laws push through

Crown land reforms slammed as sneaky attempt to appease developers

One bite and all our beaches could be netted, Greens warn

One bite and all our beaches could be netted, Greens warn

Greens warn "open ended" slaughter may follow shark net law passing

FIRST LOOK: What an ocean pool at Ballina would look like

FIRST LOOK: What an ocean pool at Ballina would look like

Artist's impression of the plans for an ocean pool at Shelly Beach

Surfers relieved by decision for shark nets

Surfers relieved by decision for shark nets

Five of our beaches are set to get fast-tracked shark nets

Hammer falls on sharks, native vegetation protections

Hammer falls on sharks, native vegetation protections

Cluster of environmental protections targeted in one fell swoop

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