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May 18, 2022

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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Temporary accommodation sites for flood-affected communities

The New South Wales Government has this just announced nine temporary accommodation sites across the Northern Rivers region to house flood-affected residents, with more to come.

Vale Dr Karel Hromek

Karel found his soul place at Boogarem, the farm with the waterfall, in the hills of Mullumbimby.

First residents move in to Wollongbar housing pods

The first residents displaced by the flooding disaster have now received the keys to their temporary housing pods at Wollongbar, Ballina Council says.

What happens after two years?

The recent floods have left many people homeless. Trying to address this problem, local councils have waived some of...

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

Fighting food waste

Did you know that wasting food is a greater contributor (6 per cent) to total greenhouse gas emissions than...

Shanti Town

Shanti-Town_imageShanti Town is an alternative shopping experience, you will certainly find something different , there is something for everyone, clothing, soft furnishing, gifts, and local art. Shanti Town is a unique and creative hub that has been in Mullumbimby for about 9 years.

Natan Kopman, the owner of Shanti Town, feels it is really an honour to be part of the Mullum community: 'To be part of the beautiful tapestry that holds this town together.' She says that, 'People love our shop. They come for a dose of colour and a friendly approach to service, our wonderful staff are always there to help you find what you need.'


Shanti Town
42 Burringbar St, Mullumbimby
Ph: 6684 4135


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SCU to house temporary accommodation for flood-affected residents

Temporary homes will be located at Southern Cross University (SCU) Lismore Campus as part of the NSW government's program to provide 800 temporary housing options for flood-affected people.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Sue Higginson MLC: a woman on a mission

Local mother, grandmother, partner, activist, farmer, and lawyer, Sue Higginson, can now add NSW MLC Senator to her list of hyphenates.

One Nation ‘ghost’ haunting Richmond

Less than a week out from the election, mystery surrounds the One Nation candidate and her connection to the electorate.