Water samples taken 23/01/23 at all seven Beachwatch sites indicate “Poor” and “Bad” water quality. These results are indicative of the significant rainfall event which occurred just prior to sampling.NSW Office of Environment and Heritage recommends that you do not swim in oceans for 24 hours after heavy rain. Avoid rivers, lagoons or estuaries affected by floodwaters and runoff for three days.
Ellie Tree is 28 years old, making her the youngest councillor ever elected to Bellingen Shire Council. Ellie is a mum of two young children, a student, youth and family caseworker, and an active community volunteer.
Ellie brings a youth lens to council and hopes to increase communication and inclusivity of youth in the decision-making process.