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January 26, 2022

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Man charged following pursuit – Far North Coast

A man has been charged with driving offences following a police pursuit in the state’s far north.

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Daintree buyback sees more forest retained

Over the last two-and-a-half years, the Mullumbimby based Rainforest 4 Foundation has had a mission to buy back parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest that were subdivided for sale in the 1980s. 

Free Skills for Recovery course available

Byron Community College say they have received NSW Government funding as part of the Skills for Recovery initiative.

TGA grants Provisional approval of oral COVID-19 treatments

At last, some good news on the COVID front: the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has provisionally approved the first oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19.

Lennox Head forge ahead across four grades in local cricket

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How two local farmers’ markets are supporting young farmers

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Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.

It’s climate change, stupid. Not cats that is impacting birds and wildlife. One in six Australian birds are now threatened, according to a major scientific study led by Stephen Garnett of Charles Darwin University, with input from more than 300 bird experts that finds the climate emergency is pushing species closer to extinction.

What really stands out from the action plan is how quickly climate change is impacting our birds. Let us not forget that billions of creatures perished in bushfires. We, and our Government are responsible. We need to change that.

VA Thompson, Byron Bay


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  1. Why protect cats, studies show the millions of wildlife killed by feral cats and other feral species. They add to the losses caused by climate change probably act like a tipping point species can’t recover from. Cats should not be allowed to roam freely if pets despite people saying my cat doesn’t hunt birds or lizards when they don’t have a clue.

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