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Shooting in Nimbin

There is a police operation currently underway in Nimbin following a shooting earlier today.

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Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Local government elections postponed – again

NSW local government elections are postponed again due to the pandemic.

Magnificent sporting prowess and flag pride after 2021 NAIDOC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people also shone in the sporting arena during NAIDOC 2021. 

COVID traveller at Ballina Airport and North Coast sewage test results

A public health alert has been issued after a positive COVID-19 case travelled on the Virgin Australia flight VA1139 from Sydney, arriving in Ballina on 14 July at 11.45am.

Interview with Felix Riebl from the Cat Empire

One of the most danceable outfits in the lineup, The Cat Empire make a welcome return to Bluesfest 2021 with their infectious, genre-embracing anthems and a world-class, awe-inspiring show. Last week Seven caught up with co-founder, band leader and principal songwriter, Felix Riebl, from his lockdown hidey hole in Melbourne.

Sovereign citizens have ‘zero’ legal status in Australia, says former magistrate

Can we really tell authorities we ‘don’t consent’ to rules around mask-wearing, public gatherings or, as was more common before the pandemic, traffic and drug offences, and be excused?

Splendour’s love affair with Angus and Julia Stone ignited following their unforgettable breakthrough performance on the GW McLennan stage in 2006. Two albums, multiple solo releases and a swag of ARIAs later, together and individually, these siblings have carved their names onto the international stage.

Back with their self-titled third album, produced by the legendary Rick Rubin, Angus and Julia’s creative union has resulted in their best work yet. They haven’t performed together in Australia since 2011. We can’t wait to fall in love with them all over again at Splendour 2014.

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Knife-wielding criminal on the loose in Byron Bay

A terrifying media release is still on the loose in Byron Bay after escaping from the computers of Council candidates Rhett Holt and Cr Alan Hunter.  'It is a frightful to wake up at three in the morning to a man blood dripping with a backpack full of knives using your shower,' the [sic] release said...

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

The Save Alstonville Aquifer Group have raised concerns regarding the potential impact on the aquifer of making it part of the Rous County Council...

Dog off-leash parks coming to Tweed

Tweed Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community on off-leash dog parks at Bray Park and Banora Point. ‘The draft concept plan for John...

Byron businesses buckle down

The Greater Sydney lockdown has had a direct impact on local businesses who have seen a dramatic fall in customer numbers, particularly in Byron Bay.