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From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

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Get over it, Byron Baes!

Andrew Willy Wilson, Mullumbimby Are you guys for real? I can’t believe all the fuss over the proposed Byron Baes...

Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

Meet local firies and save lives, including your own

Meeting local firefighters and learning about home fire prevention is really important and more so in recent times and into the future.

Dreaming about a bucket-list surfing and wellness holiday?

Have you always dreamt about traveling to exotic ‘bucket-list’ beach destinations like Bali or Vanuatu… or are your dreams...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

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Tweed Council divided on CSG signage

Dave Norris, Pottsville. Congratulations to Tweed mayor Barry Longland, deputy mayor Michael Armstrong and councillors Katie Milne and Gary Bagnall who voted at the last council meeting to undertake a public exhibition process to determine if the community would like Coal Seam Gas Free signage installed at the major entrances to Tweed Shire, as has happened in Byron Shire.

Digging in for the Battle for Bentley

Farming families stretching back generations, landowners, locals and supporters who don’t want the Bentley area turned into a gasfield say they will fight for the very land that provides them food on their table. Aussies Against Fracking Bentley Fundraiser#1

Pilliga Scrub: ‘destruction as far as I could see’

‘Hectares of former forest land where a CSG tailings dam overflowed after a rain event… is completely dead now: all trees dead, all wildlife gone – not even a single ant to be seen.'

CSG flash mob at Bentley

A large group of people turned out for the first of four flash mob demonstrations against coal seam gas at the Naughton’s Gap turnoff on Bentley Road yesterday morning.

Coalition ‘declares war’ by pushing CSG

North coast residents, MPs and anti-coal seam gas (CSG) campaigners have lashed out at the new federal government's pro-CSG agenda, with some saying the coalition has declared war on farmers and communities by backing the controversial industry.

Election no CSG mandate

Chris Anderson, Byron Bay. Though hardly surprised to read yet another tiresome anti-Green rant by John Vaughan, his take on the facts cannot go unchallenged.

Metgasco ‘reassures’ shareholders

Metgasco will not be rushing to recommence its CSG activities in the northern rivers following the general election, it wrote in a letter to...

CSG campaigner’s charges dismissed

An anti coal seam gas campaigner whose actions in following a truck driver who had been dumping toxic drill mud from a Metgasco test...

Fraser’s CSG logic questioned

Anti-coal seam gas group Lock the Tweed has taken the Nationals candidate for the seat of Richmond, Matthew Fraser, to task over his repeated comments that ‘there is no CSG in Richmond’.

Feds ‘have power to act’ on CSG

Federal local ALP members Justine Elliot and Janelle Saffin will today pose for a media shoot outside Lismore Post Office with a 12,000 strong petition they have collected to go to state parliament opposing coal seam gas mining in the northern rivers.

Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op board, and Chair Ross Tucker,...

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.