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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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Venice: Infinitely Avante-Garde

Come on your own Grand Tour of Venice next Wednesday at Byron Theatre. Explore the historic city and its...

Class action against Optus being considered

With an increasing number of Australians discovering they have been caught up in the Optus data breach, law firm Slater and Gordon is investigating a possible class action against the telecommunications company on behalf of current and former customers.

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.

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.

$8.5m allocated for upgrade of Goonellabah to Wollongbar Road

Funding to investigate and upgrade the Bruxner Highway between Goonellabah and Wollongbar has been allocated by the Federal and NSW State governments.

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Hope for hundreds more long-term Byron Shire rentals

At least 1,500 whole homes will come onto the Byron Shire’s rental market after the introduction of a 90-day short-term holiday letting cap, according to modelling from the NSW planning department.

Parts of Byron Bay, Suffolk Park and Bruns excluded from proposed 90-day holiday cap limit

The Byron Shire Council says it’s ‘one step closer’ to receiving government permission for a 90-day annual limit on short-term rental accommodation [STRA] in parts of the shire.

Holiday letting promise unfulfilled

The NSW Planning Minister, Anthony Roberts (Liberal), has avoided honouring his 2019 commitment to cap holiday letting to 90 days in parts of Byron Shire

Byron Council rejects Urbis holiday-let cap report, vows to lobby for 90-day limit

The Byron Shire Council has voted to continue lobbying the state government for a 90-day cap on holiday rentals in certain parts of the shire.

Planning minister silent over West Byron development control plan

Planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has not responded to communications from Byron Shire Council advising him it would take two months to have the proposed development control plan for the controversial West Byron suburb peer reviewed.

Planning minister threatens intervention on West Byron

NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts (Liberal) has threatened Byron Shire Council he will personally intervene unless a development control plan for West Byron is produced to his liking – and timing.

New legislation brands peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’

New legislation to be tabled in NSW Parliament today that would brand peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’ and hand police sweeping new powers has been described as an attack on democracy.

Extended CSG exploration freeze welcomed

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW has welcomed a state government decision to continue the moratorium on issuing new coal seam gas exploration licences but says the move doesn't go far enough.

Government suspends Bentley gas permit

In a massive win for the combined efforts of the northern rivers community, the Office of Coal Seam Gas has withdrawn permission for Metgasco to drill a tight-sands gas well at Bentley, mining minister Anthony Roberts announced this morning.

Bentley farmers head to Sydney to hunt pollies

A group of Bentley farmers are today heading to Sydney with the hope of speaking to politicians about their concerns over unconventional gas exploration in their area following an emotional farewell by more than 1000 supporters at the Bentley Blockade this morning.

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.