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Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

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Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

FB censorship

Dean Jefferys, Mullumbimby I feel concerned about the level of censorship on FB, Instagram, YouTube, MSM, local online groups and elsewhere...

Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

A teen missing in the state’s North has been located safe and well.

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, DAVE HOMCY

Born and raised in Florida, Dave Homcy moved to Hawaii to follow his passion for surf cinematography and photography. After twenty years in the film business, working on notable projects such as “Shelter”, “A Broke Down Melody”, and the TV show “Lost”, Dave continues to live the dream, travelling around the world with like-minded surfers, experiencing different cultures.

Dave is well known to Byron Bay International Film Festival, and friends in the local surf scene. A recent project, El Mar Mi Alma was made locally, with local Director Stephen Jones and Producer Tatiana Velasco from Lennox Head, and premiered here in 2011, his surf film Sliding Liberia won our Best Surf Film award at BBFF 2008, and he cut his teeth working alongside BBFF patron Paul Cox on Paul’s 1999 movie Molokai.


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Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.

What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.