The construction of the new Marine Rescue Tower on the Northern breakwall of the Richmond River in Ballina is on track and is expected to be completed at the end of October.

The next of the stage of the project is the demolition of the old tower and refurbishment of the public toilets, set to commence 10 October 2016.

For works to be completed in the most efficient and safest way, the North Wall path along the break wall will be closed to all pedestrians and cyclists from 7am until 4pm each day from Friday 14 October 2016 to Wednesday 18 October 2016. The pathway will be open outside of these times.

Time-lapse video has been capturing the construction of the new tower and will now focus on the demolition of the old tower. To view the time-lapse video visit

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