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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Knitting Nannas say ‘Vote 1 our Planet!’

The Knitting Nannas Against Gas and Greed visited the Lismore pre-poll yesterday at Southern Cross University to spread a very important message.

Health

I heard on the radio this morning (1 May) that a man spent ‘a record 48 hours’ in a...

Lismore Council votes on the Future Water Project 2060 – again

Looking at Lismore's the never-ending issue of water – not enough or too much – there was yet another vote about its future on Tuesday evening.

Wardell Hall CORE

They always say that emergencies such as bushfires and floods bring out the best in people, but do they? The...

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get...

Lennox Longboard ‘One Dayer’ going ahead

The organisers of the 2022 Rip Curl Lennox Longboard 'One Dayer' are hoping it will be third time lucky after their event was postponed due to COVID and then catastrophic flooding. The event is now scheduled for this Sunday, 15 May.

Don’t spoil the spoilers

Forget about the ‘we’ll spoil you’ and just keep the ‘don’t spoil us’ because Byron is on the verge of being completely spoiled. The huge crowds of people cramming the footpaths and sidewalks, throwing rubbish all over the town and beaches and demonstrating zero respect for the beautiful place, are all ‘spoiling us’.

Why the Council and Byron United keep promoting Byron is a mystery; the only people who benefit are the few. The rest of us grit our teeth and wonder how the nightmare was allowed to happen.

Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores

 

Psycho a no-no

Your headline and use of the term ‘Psycho killer’ might have been thought to be clever, but is something I would expect more from the Tele.

There is enough stigma about mental illness without this.

Chris Roberts


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SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

One Nation ‘ghost’ haunting Richmond

Less than a week out from the election, mystery surrounds the One Nation candidate and her connection to the electorate.