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.
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.
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.
The aftermath of this summer’s bushfire will be ongoing for serval months if not years and the St Vincent de Paul Society volunteers are offering sound advice for those affected.
The Richmond Valley area was severely impacted by two significant bushfire events in October and November which resulted in 142,741 hectares of land burnt, and more than 350 homes, outbuildings and facilities destroyed or damaged.
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.
The Oak Centre Community Hub in Casino is a multi-purpose space for community and everyone is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the refurbished space and the launch of the Healthy Towns Community Action Plan in Casino.
The impact of the bushfires on local water supplies has led to Rous County Council developing a targeted raw water sampling program in consultation with NSW Health and industry experts to identify potential contaminants.
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.
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]
Rous County Council announced this afternoon that most towns in the area will move up to Level 2 water restriction next week.
Police say a search is underway for a light aircraft overdue after leaving the Far North Coast yesterday destined for Queensland.
With people from all quarters putting their hands up to help with bushfire recovery, a company has stepped forward offering a free service for landowners who have lost important documents.
The NSW Police Force is reminding the media and the community not to fly drones in the vicinity of bushfire-affected areas or over other emergency operations.
A statewide Total Fire Ban has been declared for today, Sunday 5 January 2020, due to forecast warm and windy conditions.
A statewide Total Fire Ban has been declared for tomorrow, Friday 3 January 2020 and Saturday 4 January 2020, due to forecast hot and windy conditions.
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Police say a man would face court charged over the alleged stabbing of another man at a campground in Kyogle.
While fires still plague much of the far North Coast, one town devastated by the early fires has been given an early Christmas treat from the people of Lismore.
With the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring dangerous fire conditions for tomorrow (Saturday 21 December 2019) Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a State of Emergency.
A group of 29 former emergency chiefs say the federal government’s leadership vaccum on Australia’s bushfire and climate crisis has prompted them to announce a national bushfire emergency summit after the current bushfire season.