LOCKDOWNS and bomb threats sent the Northern Rivers into a tailspin this week, as emergency services worked tirelessly to control the situations.
The Westpac helicopter was unable to winch a person down due to poor weather conditions
POLICE have established a strike force to track down the person responsible for the lockdown at Southern Cross University's Lismore campus.
"THE police took it absolutely seriously, and so did we, and therefore everything rolled into action immediately.”
NSW Coroner is investigating the missing backpacker's disappearance.
A THREATENING phone call made to the Casino Police Station went for "some time", and gave police negotiators time to speak with the man.
"THIS has been a stressful few hours and I want to thank everyone for their amazing patience and co-operation."
THE council has revealed the psychological and practical reasons for jumping straight into Level 3 water restrictions.
HOW much rain is forecast over the next 28 days.