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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

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Lismore City Bowlo and all that jazz

What Lismore needs more of now is fun and joy and music and the Lismore Jazz Club’s popular monthly gigs are about to return to help make that happen.

Caper Byron – it’s going to be food bliss!

Caper Byron Bay; Our Food and Culture Festival has launched their first program, inclusive of more than 30 diverse...

A Forest of excellence

Forest Byron Bay, a restaurant by Crystalbrook Collection, has won the Regional Contemporary Australian Restaurant – Formal category at...

Lots happening at Lismore Regional Gallery

Holiday break workshops for young people, temporary public art and cultural landscaping are some of the arty attractions coming to Lismore and beyond in the near future.

Party with a conscience

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink – the party with a conscience, is on this weekend at the Billi Pub. DJs...

Young people rally for a climate-positive budget

On Sunday hundreds of young people took part in a rally in Brisbane with a clear message for Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers: protect our future by ensuring no new funding for fossil fuels in the October budget update.

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Lismore rallies to get kids off Nauru

On Saturday about 150 people rallied in Lismore to support the campaign to get ‘Kids Off Nauru’ with their families. They were standing up for people who are voiceless and defenceless.

North coast residents urged to Walk Together this Saturday

A rally to celebrate cultural diversity will take place in Lismore next Saturday (October 22), as well as in more than 20 other cities and towns around Australia.

Vigil calls for end to Indonesian executions

More than 50 people braved inclement weather to gather at Byron Bay's Main Beach last night in a candlelight vigil to add their voice to the international chorus of protests against the death penalty.

Amnesty vigil for Indonesian death-row prisoners

Byron beachside will be lit by the glow of candlelight on Tuesday evening when residents will light candles in solidarity with at least 64 people who are on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling offences.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.