The decision not to sell the NSW State Forests has been welcomed by North East Forest Alliance (NEFA), the Labor Party and the Australian Workers’ Union.
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Multiple fish kills in the Richmond River estuary, including Wardell yesterday, are the result of low oxygen levels in the water following the recent flooding say Rous County Council.
The recent heavy rains, flooding and warm weather have made the perfect conditions for making babies and mosquitoes are breeding like there’s no tomorrow.
With the earth slowly choking on our discarded rubbish, a joint project to tackle plastic pollution has received a $2.49 million dollar grant from the Australian Government to help solve the problem.
Police say four men have been arrested following a pursuit of a stolen car through several towns on the Far North Coast during the early hours of Saturday morning.
Lismore and low lying around Casino areas are currently experiencing minor to moderate flooding in some areas as the the Richmond River and Wilsons Rivers heads towards their predicted peaks.
The poor water quality of the Richmond River is well known, and is a result of acid sulfate soils and years of agricultural run off. A trial to improve the river’s health is being piloted, say the NSW department of Primary Industry.
The rain may be causing havoc on the roads but with 130mm falling overnight in the Rocky Creek Dam catchment area the dam started overflowing this morning.
Significant rainfall in the northern rivers and across the state has led to flooding across the north coast. Waters rose quickly last night leaving some people stranded and at least one cas abandoned in flood water.
The 2020 Showcase season is well and truly underway, with the top-performing dance and drama students from the 2019 Higher School Certificate sharing their talents with the public at the Seymour Centre this week.
News of the trauma to humans and wildlife as a result of the Australian summer bushfires has travelled far and wide and people across the globe want to lend a hand. Even a small school on the other side of the planet are doing their bit to help out.
The Border Art Prize is a biennial exhibition which supports the endeavours of artists living and working in the border region.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Hazardous Surf Warning, Marine Wind Warning and a Severe Weather Alert which will affect the Byron Coast in northern NSW.
The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a Flood Watch for the Northern Rivers. Predicted heavy rain falls of 75-150mm are expected, with higher isolated falls possible, over the coming days into early next week.
Police say a man wanted on outstanding warrants has been arrested and will face court charged with sexual and traffic offences in the state’s north.
For the second year, the St Vincent De Paul Society and the Lismore Shopping Square have teamed up to help families doing it tough, get their kids back to school with everything they need.
As if our wildlife didn’t have enough to contend with because of fire and drought, some humans are destroying healthy koala food trees on purpose.
The fight to develop or not to develop the North Lismore Plateau goes back to the Land and Environment Court (L&EC) on February 10.
Water restrictions for Byron Shire (except Mullumbimby) are set to be elevated to level two, says local water utility Rous County Council, effective January 20.
Peace group Remembering and Healing have announced that Lismore’s ex-mayor Jenny Dowell is their new patron.
Sad news today of the sudden death of much loved Bundjalung man and artist Albert (Digby) Moran at the age of 71.
Across the Northern Rivers many venues and organisations are putting up their hands to help raise funds to support those affected by bushfires. If you are hosting a bushfire or RFS support fundraiser, email: [email protected]
The Nimbin HEMP Embassy is holding one of its popular Medican Workshops next weekend at the Bush Theatre in the village.
Rous County Council announced this afternoon that most towns in the area will move up to Level 2 water restriction next week.