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Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

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Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Evidence emerges of police breaching RDT procedures

The media unit attached to NSW Police have refused to say whether all tests conducted over the Nimbin Mardi Grass weekend, in early May, will be declared invalid, after breaches by a NSW Police Officer conducting drug tests were filmed on video.

Ballina Region for Refugees needs help

Can you help local community group Ballina Region for Refugees help newcomers in need of training?

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

Yes! Chupacabra fiesta

S Haslam Chupacabra are coming up to their third birthday, and to celebrate all the ups and downs they are...

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

Murray Drechsle, Mullumbimby

Now don’t get me wrong I love planting trees, it’s great exercise and very grounding.

But if you are planting koala habitat trees thinking that is all that is needed to save koalas, you’re very much wrong. Without defending unburnt, old growth native forest you’re just doing it to feel good, living with a false sense of security. Not to mention sending koalas and all native species and us humans to our extinction.

Right now the NSW government and Forestry Corporation are logging old growth native forest for a whopping $28 per hectare profit.

So by the time the koala habitat trees you’ve planted are old enough to support koalas they will be extinct, along with many other native animals. Without intact unburnt old growth native forest, we are well and truly fucked.

We are not defending nature. We are nature defending ourselves.

Old growth, fucken oath!


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