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The Art of Woman highlights the upcoming Lismore Women’s Festival 

Friday evening saw a bountiful display of art at Lismore’s Serpentine Gallery celebrating the feminine and preluding the 2024 Lismore Women’s Festival. 

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Wallum: councillors failed to listen to the community

Thank you, Councillors Lyon, Pugh and Coorey for explaining what went wrong with the Wallum development application (DA) process on Facebook. The community f*cked up because they failed to object?

4,000 failed

I attended the flood forum held at the Ballina RSL last Monday and was aghast to hear some of...

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.

Natasha Lechner inquest verdict released

State Coroner Teresa O'Sullivan was in Byron Bay Courthouse on Friday afternoon to deliver her findings in the inquest into the death of Natasha Lechner, who died after taking kambo in Mullumbimby in 2019.

Four killed in Wardell crash

The small riverine village of Wardell was the scene of an early morning crash that killed four people on the weekend.

Friday arvo beers

Stone & Wood’s Byron HQ has a 31-tank brewery, so locals and visitors can have both their Stone &...

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Krill supertrawlers found trawling through whale pods in Antarctic

Today Sea Shepherd Global has released footage and images of large industrial krill supertrawlers, once again trawling in large pods of whales off the Antarctic Peninsula.

CSIRO voyage to work on Southern Ocean puzzle

CSIRO’s research vessel (RV) Investigator sets off today on the longest voyage in its 10-year history to the Southern Ocean and sea-ice edge. The aim of the 60 day voyage is to improve our ability to anticipate the impacts of future climate change.

Scientists concerned Antarctic ice melt threatens to collapse the deep ocean currents which affect global temperature and marine habitats

Century-long impacts to marine ecosystems and global climate beckon if Antarctic deep ocean circulation collapses, say Australian scientists.

On the brink: studies showing Antarctica’s climate risks

Understanding ice loss in Antarctica has been improved by a range of research into causes of ice shelves and glacier retreat on the frozen continent.

Sea Shepherd catches Japanese fleet with dead whale in sanctuary

After five weeks of patrolling the Southern Ocean, Sea Shepherd says it located the Japanese whale poachers’ factory whaling vessel in the Australian Whale...

A view to a krill: the deep south’s fragile wildlife

Rosy Whelan This time last year, as our ship steamed north from the Antarctic Peninsula – one of our beleaguered planet’s few remaining wilderness areas...

Hope wins out in Antarctic adventure

Local girl Marli Lopez Hope had a dream come true when she was one of only two applicants chosen from hundreds to make a trip of a lifetime to the Antarctic for two weeks of fun on the ice.

Union joins fundraiser to feed reporters in Gaza

Photos, footage, audio and news reports from the middle east show nearly everyone in the Gaza is struggling to find food and essential medical supplies, including reporters.

Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Woman missing from Evans Head

Police are asking the public for help finding a woman reported missing from the Evans Head area but also known to frequent the Ballina area.

Teenager in Tenterfield crash dies in hospital

Police say they’re investigating a crash that killed a teenager in Tenterfield last week.