richmond river

Two catamarans capsize in tough conditions at Ballina

premium_icon Two catamarans capsize in tough conditions at Ballina

Skippers faced challenging conditions on the Richmond River

Damn, it's getting tight for water in our dams

premium_icon Damn, it's getting tight for water in our dams

Lack of rainfall affecting region's water supply

River event not cancelled due to fires or drought, but rain

premium_icon River event not cancelled due to fires or drought, but rain

'Couldn't the rain have waited two more days'

Race to win river back after last year's upset result

premium_icon Race to win river back after last year's upset result

The right to lord it over Richmond River is councils' challenge

RED ALERT: Toxic algae found in Richmond River

RED ALERT: Toxic algae found in Richmond River

Authorities urge people not to come into contact with the water

Drunk driver got airborne after crashing into Ballina ferry

premium_icon Drunk driver got airborne after crashing into Ballina ferry

The ferrymaster was able to help the 23-year-old back to shore

Three-hour rescue operation to save cow stuck in mud

premium_icon Three-hour rescue operation to save cow stuck in mud

Casino Rescue Squad said the cow fell down a 20m embankment

How a $15,000 grant will help manage flying fox camp

premium_icon How a $15,000 grant will help manage flying fox camp

Residents and flying foxes to benefit from new management plan

Water restrictions eased, but caution still needed

premium_icon Water restrictions eased, but caution still needed

GM says easing of restrictions was about getting the balance right

$100 million pledge to fix our failing river

premium_icon $100 million pledge to fix our failing river

Labor has a plan to revive the Richmond River

Incentives for farmers to help protect Richmond River

premium_icon Incentives for farmers to help protect Richmond River

Project to deliver improved effluent management over 100 hectares

Why fish die in the Richmond River

premium_icon Why fish die in the Richmond River

Scientist explains recent "fish kill” in the Richmond River.

Boat rescue: Two saved from capsized vessel

premium_icon Boat rescue: Two saved from capsized vessel

The catamaran had two people on board

RED ALERT: Warning issued over algae in Richmond River

RED ALERT: Warning issued over algae in Richmond River

It's the second algae alert for the region this week

Boat capsizes at Ballina

premium_icon Boat capsizes at Ballina

Peter Coan, of Ballina, watched the rescue.

'We believe he fell': Man's tragic death at Ballina river

'We believe he fell': Man's tragic death at Ballina river

Emergency services were called to the scene late on Saturday night

New $150 million plan to improve the region's rivers

premium_icon New $150 million plan to improve the region's rivers

New initiative would be rolled out over a 10 to 15 year period

26 reports in 30 years but the river is still dirty

premium_icon 26 reports in 30 years but the river is still dirty

The "inaction speaks volumes about the lack of genuine commitment"

$200M plan to make the Wilsons River clean enough to swim in

premium_icon $200M plan to make the Wilsons River clean enough to swim in

"It's one of the most unhealthy rivers in Australia.”

Oyster project giving a new lease on life

premium_icon Oyster project giving a new lease on life

A sub-species of oyster has been found

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