July 2015

Published a story 4th Jul 2015 9:42 AM

AROUND 100 friends and supporters have gathered at North Wall, Ballina, in a show of support for Thursday’s shark attack victim, Mathew Lee.

VIDEO: Friends rally together, sign board for Mathew Lee

AROUND 100 friends and supporters have gathered at North Wall, Ballina, in a show of support for Thursday’s shark attack victim, Mathew Lee.

Published a story 4th Jul 2015 8:30 AM

A ROSEBANK family lives 500m from an NBN tower yet can’t access the new high-speed network thanks to a single row of trees.

So close, yet so far - NBN just misses Ian and Jen's place

A ROSEBANK family lives 500m from an NBN tower yet can’t access the new high-speed network thanks to a single row of trees.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2015 8:31 AM

CHAOS ensued in the water off Lennox Point this morning after a surfer’s board was attacked in a freakish incident as he was paddling out through white water.

VIDEO: Helicopter tracks shark suspected of attack on surfer

CHAOS ensued in the water off Lennox Point this morning after a surfer’s board was attacked in a freakish incident as he was paddling out through white water.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 7:38 PM

THE Ballina community was still shaken from the tragic loss of local surfer Tadashi Nakahara when news came of a second shark attack less than six months later.

Ballina reeling after second shark attack in six months

THE Ballina community was still shaken from the tragic loss of local surfer Tadashi Nakahara when news came of a second shark attack less than six months later.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 12:47 PM

DESPITE a spate of shark attacks over the last 12 months between Ballina and Byron Bay, the chances of an attack are still extremely rare, according to expert.

Shark expert: Be wary of thinking shark attacks are common

DESPITE a spate of shark attacks over the last 12 months between Ballina and Byron Bay, the chances of an attack are still extremely rare, according to expert.

Published a story 2nd Jul 2015 12:03 PM

VETERAN Byron Bay surf writer Ben Bennink says his “internal warning bells” over increased shark activity had been on for a few weeks before this morning’s attack.

Local surfer: Conditions right for sharks

VETERAN Byron Bay surf writer Ben Bennink says his “internal warning bells” over increased shark activity had been on for a few weeks before this morning’s attack.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 7:14 PM

RICHMOND Hill mum of seven Von Demaagd knows how to feed her family on the tightest of budgets.

Mum of seven kids feeds family for $100 a week

RICHMOND Hill mum of seven Von Demaagd knows how to feed her family on the tightest of budgets.

Published a story 1st Jul 2015 8:40 AM

NSW Resources Minister Anthony Roberts has announced the extension of the government’s coal-seam gas exploration licence buy-back scheme for three months.

CSG exploration licence buy-back scheme extended

NSW Resources Minister Anthony Roberts has announced the extension of the government’s coal-seam gas exploration licence buy-back scheme for three months.

June 2015

Published a story 30th Jun 2015 5:03 PM

Wild dog menace, amnesia woman, Byron paid parking controversy: check out the latest news in tomorrow's Northern Star

VIDEO: A sneak preview of Northern Rivers news Wed July 1

Wild dog menace, amnesia woman, Byron paid parking controversy: check out the latest news in tomorrow's Northern Star

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