News

Man who disappeared during floods has been found

Charl Viviers has been missing since January 31.
Charl Viviers has been missing since January 31. Contributed

Updated 4.42pm: POLICE have located a man who disappeared during last month's flood. The man was found in the Byron Bay CBD. He is reported to be fit and well.

 

Initial report 1.42pm: Grave fears are still held for Charl Viviers who disappeared during last month's devastating floods.

Today a police spokesman confirmed the 29-year-old man was still missing.

On Thursday, January 31, the man's Ford Falcon was found abandoned on a flooded causeway at Byrangery Creek, Repentance Creek, in the Byron hinterland.

Police said the driver of the car may have tried to cross the causeway when his car possibly stalled.

"Several inquiries have been made to locate the owner of the vehicle, 29-year-old Charl Viviers in NSW and Queensland without success..." a police statement said.

"Police do have concerns for his welfare as he requires regular medication and many of his belongings remain in the vehicle."

Mr Viviers is Caucasian with a fair complexion and slim build.

He has short dark hair and a beard.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact Byron Bay Police or Crime Stoppers on 1 800 333 000 immediately.

Topics:  missing man, tweed police



Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

Tour treks potential Games' course

The Tour treks a picturesque Currumbin Valley course.

Cyclists prepare to tackle potential 2018 Commonwealth Games course

VIDEO: Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Tweed Byron LAC police at the scene where a body was discovered at Banora Point.

Body found partially submerged at Banora Point

Local Partners

MOVIE REVIEW: Storks delivers family fun

A scene from the movie Storks.

ANIMATION can be hit or miss but when it hits, it hits hard.

Nick 'the snake' to call the shots on Survivor jury

Australian Survivor contestant Nick Iadanza.

LATEST evictee is out of the game but will still have a say.

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber split

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have split after 11 years together.

Why Chris Hemsworth was spotted wearing nail polish

RED CARPET: Do you think Chris Hemsworth is the typical unpolished but well-natured Aussie bloke?

He's now officially the best bloke in Australia

Testament's new album is a concept album

ROME, ITALY- JULY 27, 2016: Testament photographed at The Roman Collisseium in Rome, Italy on July 27,2016. Gene Ambo

Testament to release new album

'Baby' recreates famous Nirvana cover shot 25 years later

The baby from Nevermind album has recreated the iconic cover shot.

Penthouse in beach paradise

Take in the beach front views from the balcony of 701/ 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra.

This beachfront penthouse is the perfect place to enjoy the views.

Casuarina sets the benchmark in Tweed market

Our property market is as strong as it's been since the crisis

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction