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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.

Other News

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.

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.

Lismore Council wants you to have your say

Lismore City Council is inviting residents and members of the community to contribute to Your Say Lismore, an innovative online platform that creates a two-way conversation between the community and Council. 

$15,000 fine and warnings over illegal logging in Kyogle Shire

Urbenville-based logging company Rojech Pty Ltd were fined $15,000 earlier this month over logging operations near the entrance to the Border Ranges National Park in Kyogle Shire.

Share flood stories at Mullum Farmers Market

To mark the anniversary of the 28 February 2022 flooding of Mullumbimby, which was followed by continued flooding throughout...

Bulga Forest logging ‘suspended’

The NSW Forestry Corporation has changed the status of a contentious area of Bulga Forest from ‘active’ to ‘suspended’.

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Crunk Dub Love and Yes Pleez! present the Earth Frequency Byron Bay After Party, a night of full-tilt speaker-shaking bass and wobble on Saturday at the Buddha Bar with two world-leading international bass music artists, accompanied by a high-tech visual spectacular and specially themed decor and installations.

Headlining is bass music maestro iLL.Gates from San Francisco with his speaker-shaking bass lines and big-time break beats, glitched-out hip-hop, cut-up vocals, reggae twists and all the grime you’d ever need or want on the dance floor.

Supporting iLL.Gates is Dov, owner of Muti Music Records and the man who gave Glitch Hop its name and founded the Bass Music scene in the states. Expect dub step with hip-hop elements and an emotional ride into the underground from Dov!

Other support acts include Shifteq, Ghettafunkt, Luscious Deed, Sista Ray, Rolling Chaos and M-Phonik. $20 tickets available from www.greentix.com.au until sold out – search Earth Frequency Byron Bay After Party! $30 on the door. Music starts at 4pm in the beer garden.


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Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters

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Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes

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Working with Nature at the Living Lab

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