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Remember Bentley, near Lismore, in 2014? Do you know what happened at Terania Creek, again near Lismore, or the Franklin River in Tasmania?

Keeping an eye on the landscapes of the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council says they have made a commitment to identify and protect the Tweed’s unique landscape, to this end a draft Scenic Landscape Protection Policy has been prepared to ensure the Shire’s spectacular scenery is front of mind when there is new development, change in land use, or when preparing related new policy.

Bangalow Chamber Music Festival relocates to Qld 

After two decades, Bangalow Chamber Music Festival organisers have announced they will be moving the event to Mount Tamborine, Qld, after ‘increased costs and lower than average ticket sales’.

Rural roads need a path to recovery

The recent and continuing rains have turned many of our roads into a sodden mud puddle and the NSW Farmers have renewed calls for real action on road infrastructure funding after continual damage on roads and bridges across the state.

Jack Evans Boat Harbour upgrade to provide vital access to water as climate warms

Having somewhere to swim (or just connect with water), like a country town swimming pool, the local creek or river swimming hole, or the ocean, is important in a hot country like Australia.

Prime Minister visits Beacon in Bangalow

The Anthony Albanese show came to Bangalow yesterday as the prime minister officially opened a social enterprise laundry.

The Pacific Highway was closed at Urunga for about 20 minutes this morning when the group Doctors for a Safe Pacific Highway led a community rally to keep pressure on authorities to prioritise upgrade of the highway.

Additionally, a 40km/h speed limit was in place between 11am and midday and traffic is expected be slow through the area for some time yet.

A fortnight ago a B-double was hit by a utility on single-lane carriageway in the area and veered off the road. The utility driver and a boy in a nearby house were killed in the accident.


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