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Ballina Byron Gateway Airport evacuated

There were dramatic scenes at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport last night, after the airport was evacuated.

At around 6pm last night, a bag was left unattended – triggering immediate security alerts.

Emergency services blocked off surrounding streets, before the bag’s owner was identified, and thankfully there was no risk to the community.

The airport has emphasised its strict policy – with all unattended baggage treated as suspicious.

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Andrew Du

Andrew Du is a reporter with NBN News and covers stories across the Northern Rivers region in New South Wales. He was previously a journalist based in Canberra. Got a story? You can contact him at

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