Disaster in Japan

Thu 8 Mar 2018

Brave captain honoured 35 years after sea tragedy

Brave captain honoured 35 years after sea tragedy

'One bloke was washed away. I never saw him again'

Mon 5 Mar 2018

2011 Qld floods: Expert defends 'careful' flood modelling

2011 Qld floods: Expert defends 'careful' flood modelling

Hydrologist: Every time I made a decision as to what release to make I used the information that was directly available to the flood operations engineers.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

20 years on, hope for road safety reform remains

20 years on, hope for road safety reform remains

Roadcraft at heart of new push to change Australian driver licence system.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Floods class action: farmer says 'most intense' he has seen

Floods class action: farmer says 'most intense' he has seen

'We knew it was going to be a fair flood, we had a lot of rain that day.'

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Kayak trip near disaster after boat capsizes

Kayak trip near disaster after boat capsizes

AN EARLY morning kayak trip at Byron Bay could have ended in disaster had it not been for the intervention of surf lifesavers.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

UPDATE: Body of drowned tourist found off Fingal

UPDATE: Body of drowned tourist found off Fingal

POLICE and rescue services have resumed efforts to recover the body of a man at Fingal Head this morning.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

PHOTOS: Crews work through the night as fire burns 100ha

PHOTOS: Crews work through the night as fire burns 100ha

Firefighters are expected to remain at the scene of a fire on the Tweed Coast today

Fri 5 Jan 2018

WATCH: Terrifying video of boat caught in microburst storm

WATCH: Terrifying video of boat caught in microburst storm

"THIS IS a really bad storm... the whole boat is tipping... it's like a hurricane”. The last 30 seconds of this video are truly scary (warning: swearing).

MEMORY LANE: Dramatic mass rescue at Ballina beach

MEMORY LANE: Dramatic mass rescue at Ballina beach

IT WAS 50 years ago this week when 28 swimmers were swept 300 to 400 yards out to sea.

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