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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Lismore City Bowlo and all that jazz

What Lismore needs more of now is fun and joy and music and the Lismore Jazz Club’s popular monthly gigs are about to return to help make that happen.

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Mullum biz petition for road improvements

A petition from Mullumbimby industrial estate business owners will be tabled at the upcoming September 29 meeting, which calls on Council to upgrade pothole ridden Manns Road.

Comment: Why we need a federal ICAC

I’ve been thinking about very slow things. Thinking about very fast trains that are very slow coming. Thinking about the never-ending Ballina-Byron Airport upgrade – build a new entry, take it out. Build a new, new entry. Take it out. Rinse, repeat.

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.


Next week Byron Writers Festival is running workshops covering everything from fiction, writing for children, adapting your work for screen and public speaking. We’ve highlighted just some below.

Fiction Writing with Louise Doughty and Kathryn Heyman. International bestselling author Louise Doughty and acclaimed novelist Kathryn Heyman have decades of experience helping new writers find their creative voice. Thursday August 4, 9.30am–12.30pm, Lone Goat Gallery.

Screenwriting for the Novelist with David Roach. In this lively, interactive masterclass, you will be working with award-winning screenwriter and director David Roach. Thursday August 4, 10am–4pm, Elements of Byron.

Write to Speak with Miles Merrill. Knowing how to perform and speak your words is essential to marketing, professional development and building your confidence in the public arena. Wednesday August 3, 9.30am–12.30pm, Byron Community College.

For the full list of workshops available and to book, visit www.byronwritersfestival.com.

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