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Dr Kerry Chant COVID-19 stats update for January 21 to 27 and local update

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant gave her weekly COVID-19 stats update this morning during Premier Dominic Perrottet’s press conference.

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Taxi stolen at knifepoint in Tweed Heads

An investigation is underway after a taxi driver had his cab stolen at knifepoint at Tweed Heads.

What does Australia Day mean?

Another Australia Day. Another divisive polemic about the date, the day, and its meaning. Those who seek to change the date argue that 26 January signifies the beginning of Britain’s invasion of Australia and the violent expropriation of Aboriginal lands.

Dr Kerry Chant COVID-19 stats update for January 21 to 27 and local update

NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant gave her weekly COVID-19 stats update this morning during Premier Dominic Perrottet’s press conference.

Sunrise paddler with Rainbow Dragons offers new era for seasoned campaigner

Former long-distance paddling champion Brooke Harris has found new sporting life with the Rainbow Dragons and likes to take advantage of the new 6am Sunrise session in Ballina.

Bill will not prevent social media trolling: Law Council

The nation’s peak law advocay legal body, The Law Council of Australia, is calling for a nationally consistent approach to law reform as ‘the best defence against social media defamation’.

Byron Shire 2022 Citizen of the Year

Jacqui Boyett, founder of the not-for-profit Global Ripple charity and op shop, is the Byron Shire 2022 Citizen of the Year.

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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.

Richmond Valley Council Citizen awards

The contribution made to the Richmond Valley community by its citizens was recognised on 26 January through a range of awards and most particularly through the award of Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year. 

How depression makes people vulnerable to misinformation

A US study has found that people suffering from depression are much more likely to believe misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.

Countbacks or by-elections for Ballina?

Cr Rod Bruem's first appearance in the Ballina Council chamber saw an attack on ALP candidates who narrowly failed to win seats in the recent local government election, with the councillor claiming it would be undemocratic for a countback to include 'rejected' Labor Party candidates if another councillor was unable to serve during the next 18 months.

Community building and disaster resilience

If you’ve ever wanted to be a volunteer, the Community Carers and Responders might be where you can lend a hand.