ballina shire council

Saving one of Ballina’s historic treasures

Premium Content Saving one of Ballina’s historic treasures

IT’S one of Australia’s most historically significant vessels

Call for cyclists to give way to walkers on shared paths

Premium Content Call for cyclists to give way to walkers on shared paths

Dog walkers have also been cautioned to keep dogs on short lead.

'HORRIFIC PAIN': Ballina woman ‘burned’ by dangerous tree

Premium Content 'HORRIFIC PAIN': Ballina woman ‘burned’ by dangerous tree

"It feels like I’ve gone through a windscreen of a car.”

‘We’ve been drinking shit’: Council's shock water mistake

Premium Content ‘We’ve been drinking shit’: Council's shock water mistake

Elderly couple’s home was connected to recycled wastewater.

’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

Premium Content ’WE’RE FAILING’: Council's strong stand on Climate Emergency

“We’re failing, we’re asleep at the wheel and it’s on our watch."

Water restrictions could kick in soon as dam levels drop

Premium Content Water restrictions could kick in soon as dam levels drop

"The forecast for this summer is not what we want to see."

100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

Premium Content 100 homes, 400 jobs on hold at Ballina development

The developer is taking the council to court

RESTRICTED ACCESS: Deadly waterfall 'not a safe place to be'

Premium Content RESTRICTED ACCESS: Deadly waterfall 'not a safe place to be'

Council considers no parking zone around waterfall

Council may consider cutting use of common weed killer

Premium Content Council may consider cutting use of common weed killer

It is recognised in many countries as a key carcinogen

Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

Premium Content Couples seen 'having sex in plain view' at family park

Ballina mayor asks police to step up patrols in the area

'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

Premium Content 'Absolute tools': destructive visitors renew 4WD debate

The ongoing incidents could see all vehicles banned from the beach

One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

Premium Content One person's 184 responses to survey on town's 20-year plan

Consultation drew a strong response: too strong from one resident

'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

Premium Content 'Putrid' weed ruining beach could be 'disastrous': Resident

Four months on and stinky seaweed continues to annoy resident

Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

Premium Content Planning panel approves $22m coastal housing estate

Construction on the development could begin as soon as April

FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

Premium Content FROM THE DEEP: Toxic algae doesn't deter swimmer

One visitor took 'swim at your own risk' to the next level

'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

Premium Content 'Bigger than CSG': calls for deep look at water extraction

A community group has called for a broader scope to industry review

Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

Premium Content Ballina 'shark' sighting stirs up rumours from the depths

"I watched it for a few minutes to make sure I wasn't seeing things"

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

'Sand-bashing' visitors targeted by tougher measures

"It's dangerous. People are scared to go on the beach".

Council adopts child protection measures for events

Premium Content Council adopts child protection measures for events

A host of venue bookings were cancelled prior to the council debate

Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

Premium Content Council to consider ban on extracting water for bottling

Water extraction industries could be banned in this region

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