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Not all waterways are patrolled under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards. Credit: Jessica Neal
The latest statistics from the nation's lifesaving body reveal drowning deaths are on the rise in Australia.
The Lennox Head shark barrier trial has been discontinued, leaving the community with concerns.
Overweight children are on the road to becoming obese adults and the NSW government wants to close off this pathway.
NSW's decision to ban greyhound racing from July 2017 will have detrimental consequences to the Northern Rivers.
Pokemon Go has become a global phenomenon but is it for the better or worse?
Plans for an eco-friendly shark barrier at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina have been scrapped, leaving the town of three shark incidents at risk.
Over 500 people gathered at Byron Bay's Railway Park to rally against the contentious West Byron rezoning.
A recent shark attack in Byron Bay sparks the question: do popular Australia beaches need permanent beach patrols?
Staff, students and the community rally for clarity from university management regarding recent funding and job cuts.
Diversity and sustainability are drawing people to the Northern Rivers, but what makes towns like Mullumbimby unique in Australia?
The plan to build a $56 million marina in Ballina has been denied despite ongoing demand for one.

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