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July 4, 2022

Federal-Goonengerry gas-free initiative

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Flood-prone land in Murwillumbah swapped for flood-free land 

It has been five years in the making but the innovative land swap of flood-prone land for flood-free land in Murwillumbah is underway with a second round of ‘expressions of interest’ about to open. 

Police seeking public assistance following Byron Bay assault

A serious assault in Byron Bay on Friday, 3 June, 2022 has led to police releasing further CCTV footage and another appeal for information from the public. 

The politics of gentrification and ‘holding the line’

Who are the visionary architects and planners that will protect and enhance this ramshackle surf town’s social fabric and built environment of Byron Bay?

Lismore’s latest flood fighting asset arrives

The NSW State Emergency Service’s first custom-built High Clearance Vehicle, known as a Unimog, has arrived at its new permanent home of Lismore.

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Northern Rivers 

The Northern Rivers encompasses the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl nations with celebrations for NAIDOC taking place up and down the coast. 

 

More than 80 stalwarts from Federal and Goonengerry unanimously voted last night (in the hottest evening this summer) to support a Gasfield Free Community initiative.

Road surveys will take place over the next few weeks with house-to-house doorknocks to gauge an accurate assessment of attitudes towards coal-seam gas and unconventional mining in these two rural areas. The results will later be made public

People who can help with the doorknock should call co-ordinator Jill Keogh on 6688 4558.


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