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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek

A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.

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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek

A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.

Sleepbus: giving the homeless a good night’s sleep

A chance encounter with a homeless man in Melbourne was the beginning of a project that has seen Melbourne entrepreneur, Simon Rowe, create a safe place for people to sleep when there is nowhere else to go.

Missing woman located – Tweed Heads

A woman reported missing from Tweed Heads on Tuesday, 21 March, 2023 has been located safe and well.

Rethinking the tourism paradigm

The past three years have been a fairly challenging time for the Byron tourism Industry, after fires, floods, and a pandemic. According to local tourism organisation, Destination Byron, now seems the right time to rethink the tourism paradigm for Byron.

The May Day 

Forget the first, 6 May is the day that Luna Wine Store welcomes 30 of Australia’s most exciting winemakers and natural wine importers to the region for the Full Moon Natural Wine Festival at the Eltham Hotel.

Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now

North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.

Out of Abingdon is Warwick Hargreaves on guitar and vocals and Tina Fullerton on double bass and vocals. The duo has a passion for jazz, blues, beautiful ballads and all things that groove.

The pair’s captivating style includes interpreting and blending old favourites with new and original material; the resulting sound is refreshing, their musical rapport, passion and feel are infectious.

With their second European tour including France, Germany, Holland and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland planned for August 2012, Out of Abingdon are fast becoming a must-see act.

Out of Abingdon independently released their long-awaited debut CD Journeys in July 2011 after building a solid following playing hundreds of live shows over three years.

A tour to the UK followed; performances in London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival were highly acclaimed. Journeys has been receiving great reviews and radio airplay Australiawide through community radio stations and worldwide through an increasingly international audience.

Out of Abingdon’s reputation continues to grow as a captivating live music experience and unique voice in Australian music and 2012 is looking to be a big year for this Brisbane-based duo, already including performances at the Basement in Sydney and the Brisbane Jazz Club.

An upcoming live album release and international tour are planned for August/September including a return 10-day season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Be sure to catch on to this bewitching sound this Saturday at the Sheoak Shack in Fingal Head.

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