northern rivers beaches

Caution as closed beach pushes swimmers into unsafe waters

Premium Content Caution as closed beach pushes swimmers into unsafe waters

Ongoing closure of Byron's Main Beach has sparked a safety warning

‘No simple, immediate solution’ to severe beach erosion

Premium Content ‘No simple, immediate solution’ to severe beach erosion

WORK to manage the issue is continuing, but it’s a waiting game for sand to return...

Drone help to boost Byron’s beach safety this summer

Premium Content Drone help to boost Byron’s beach safety this summer

THE technology will be deployed throughout school holiday periods to support surf...

Gruesome discovery on North Coast beach

Premium Content Gruesome discovery on North Coast beach

Beach walker has made a distressing find ***WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE***

Shark monitoring could stop off NSW coastline

Premium Content Shark monitoring could stop off NSW coastline

COULD this be the end of SMART drumlines and shark monitoring in NSW?

Volunteer surf patrols pulled from beaches one month early

Premium Content Volunteer surf patrols pulled from beaches one month early

THE organisation said it was becoming “increasingly difficult” to patrol beaches...

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.

Dog owners will love this mystery box at beach entrance

Premium Content Dog owners will love this mystery box at beach entrance

WE DON’T know who built the box, but we do know that dog owners (and their dogs)...

Lifesavers remember lost mate in season's first patrol

Premium Content Lifesavers remember lost mate in season's first patrol

"Telling Raz not to (swim) was like telling the Pope not to pray"

Faecal pollution or pristine waters: How swimming spots rate

Premium Content Faecal pollution or pristine waters: How swimming spots rate

Some locations were found to be "not always suitable for swimming"

'We don't want anyone to die': Lifeguards' warning

Premium Content 'We don't want anyone to die': Lifeguards' warning

Don't let your ego get in the way of your safety

Swimmers warned of bluebottles flocking to coastline

Premium Content Swimmers warned of bluebottles flocking to coastline

Lifesavers have been busy treating beachgoers stung by the creatures

288 breath tests: Police target bad beach behaviour

Premium Content 288 breath tests: Police target bad beach behaviour

4WD and illegal dune access among the issues targeted by police

Swimmers beware: No shark surveillance today

Swimmers beware: No shark surveillance today

No helicopter partols or SMART drumlines

Rough surf alert for beaches

Rough surf alert for beaches

Tricky conditions mean take extra care in the waves

Shark nets left unchecked for up to 48hrs

Shark nets left unchecked for up to 48hrs

Councillor outraged by changes to shark net checks

BOOZEY BEACHES?: Byron coast marred by drinking, drugs

BOOZEY BEACHES?: Byron coast marred by drinking, drugs

Beach-goers concerned up 'drunk, drugged, abusive' revellers

Woman swept almost 150 metres out to sea

Woman swept almost 150 metres out to sea

Surf Lifesaving braces for a busy week at our beaches

Drone malfunctions days after unmanned rescue

Drone malfunctions days after unmanned rescue

Fault found with unmanned aerial vehicle during training in Byron

Sea lice, bluebottles give swimmers a sting

Sea lice, bluebottles give swimmers a sting

Lifeguards and volunteers kept busy with treatments

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