Former Ballina Mayor Keith Johnson and current Ballina Councillor Jeff Johnson are both strongly opposed to the Dunoon Dam.
Following the shocking accidental death of Peter Jackson, aka Roa Dart, aka Pothole Pete, in Koonorigan last weekend, there's been a renewed push for a Big Heart in Lismore.
Last week Lismore City Council gave their thanks to Councillors Gianpiero Battista and Greg Bennett for their service to the Council and the community.
The Public Service Association says that any increase in hazard reduction or land clearing targets, must be managed by a paid and permanent workforce.
Jules Petroff and his family are literally at the centre of the proposed Dunoon Dam. Although their property will gain spectacular water views if the Rous County Council project is built, they are implacably opposed. We went on a special tour to find out why.
Byron Bay FC finally returned to competitive action last week as they faced a strong Alstonville side in their first league match since the COVID-19 break.
The Boral plants that have operated out of Alstonville and Lismore are now reducing their output and will only be operating to meet ‘customer requirements as necessary’ from July 31.
After strong public pressure, Rous County Council voted unanimously this morning to extend the public response period on the Future Water Project 2060 for a further 28 days.
Eight hundred people were considered homeless in each of the federal government electorates of Richmond and Page, according to the census data from 2016. That was before the impact of Black Summer bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australian native animals have had a terrible few years with drought, bushfires and logging. Now the Lismore Environment Centre has begun a new initiative to build and install nesting boxes for our region's precious native fauna.
The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.
Tomorrow Rous County Council will be holding a special meeting to decide whether to extend the public comment period on the Rous Future Water Project 2060. Attached photo gallery shows the area to be impacted by the proposed Dunoon Dam wall, near the Channon.
Echonetdaily was contacted anonymously last week with concerns relating to students who were coming from Sydney to train in the local area health facilities, including local hospitals, without quarantine.
Not all homeless folk and rough sleepers are in the city – the Byron Shire has hundreds of people sleeping on the streets and in parks and under buildings.
As the deadline for public responses to the Rous Future Water Project 2060 approaches, the community has been getting more organised, with lots of discussion online and a meeting of the Dunoon Dam Proposal Action Group in the Channon yesterday.
The Northern Rivers Tennis Academy won five matches from five to beat off five regional competitors to claim the area’s first Academy Challenge title.
A man has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a young girl at Lismore yesterday.
The impact of COVID-19 on the border towns of NSW and Queensland is having a significant consequences with delays in crossing the border as well as being a challenge for the integrated communities as they move forward.
Micro, or small business loans, and mentoring programs have been highly successful in many third-world countries, and now they are going to be available in the Northern Rivers.
There aren’t many things more fun than a ribbon-cutting if you're a mayor, and Lismore City Mayor Isaac Smith got that chance when he officially re-opened the popular Wilson River Cycleway.
Make no mistake, past-their-use-by hens still have plenty to cluck about – they are productive egg-laying, fertiliser creating, compost munching, zen masters!
As the debate over the Rous County Council Future Water Project 2060 continues, recycled water has been raised as an alternative to the proposed second dam on Rocky Creek, between Dunoon and the Channon.
The Tweed Valley sailing club hosted its first meeting since the pandemic began when a group of members and visitors enjoyed pleasant racing on the lower Tweed River the Sunday before last.
Border towns and regions are intertwined not only through business but also through use of medical services, families and in areas like schooling and community sport.
Tropical Fruits celebrated thirty years of the LGBTIQ community coming together for New Years Eve in Lismore last year – but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic they have decided to cancel this years festivities.