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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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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.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

Suspicion and belief

Fast Buck$, Coorabell My suspicion is that the mayor and the senior staff have been helping Michael Lyon become electable...

Contemporary Byron

David Morris, Byron Bay ‘In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/A stately pleasure-dome decree’, Coleridge. Lines penned supposedly after being woken from...

Soul Reference at Sheoak Shack Sunday

Drizzling creamy caramel harmonies onto a sleek and smooth foundation of soulful rhythms, vivacious five-piece Soul Reference are riding the funk train to a stop near you.

Fronted by seductive smooth operators Chang Po Ching and Alisha Todd, Soul Reference meld old-school classics with fresh and playful originals to excite Motown, funk, soul and blues appetites.

With the seamless driving rhythms of Donovan Lee on drums, the slappa-the-bass handiwork of Dylan Johnstone and sultry guitar craft of Sam Besmehn, Soul Reference channel smoky, dark-lit bars of old-school New Orleans while bringing a youthful vitality to classic genres.

Already a growing reputation on the Northern Rivers and Gold Coast gigging circuits, the energetic outfit are proving themselves a powerful soul juggernaut fit to fill dance floors at any venue.

Get some food for your soul at the Sheoak Shack Sunday.


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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.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

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Ballina cleans up!

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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.