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Follow the school buses

In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters...

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Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Editorial – Wokie dokey

Last Thursday’s Council meeting was an example of when a good idea gets kiboshed because the people proposing the idea are considered crazy conspiracy theorists.

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

The politics of climate are a changin’ 

When Tony Abbott won the Liberal Party leadership in 2009, he said the politics of climate had changed. He was referring to soaring electricity prices and his belief that blaming these price hikes on the Rudd government’s proposed climate change commitments would bring him electoral success. 

Greens for energy

V. Cosford Remember how huge wheatgrass juice was – ten to fifteen years ago? Walk past a local cafe and...

Natural burial site found unsuitable

The long-standing plan to create a natural burial ground for locals who want to be buried sustainably has hit a major hurdle, with the site favoured for this use found to be completely unsuitable.

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Don’t give up on politics, says Richard Di Natale

The Greens' leader talks to Paul Bibby about issues ranging from the Liberals' leadership struggle, the party's growth as a third force in politics and the West Byron development.

Lismore uni student takes a tilt at seat of Page

Local Green groups have endorsed Lismore-raised Casino resident Daniel Reid as their candidate for the seat of Page at the next federal election, which could be held as soon as August this year.

Greens to treat drugs as health problem

Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale has announced that the party has reached consensus on a major reform to its drugs...

Call to ‘shut revolving door between politics and polluters’

The Australian Greens say former Liberal minister Ian Macfarlane’s proposal to make environment groups stick to ‘digging up lantana’ shows ‘the danger of the...

Only Greens can hold govt to account

Simon Campbell Thomson, Mullumbimby. No matter what they say, or don't say, climate change remains the greatest moral challenge of our time.

Greens urge objections to North Coast Plan

Federal Greens candidate for Richmond, Dawn Walker, says she is ‘stunned’ that the Coalition has included coal seam gas in the Draft North Coast Regional Plan despite the recent hugely successful community campaign to keep the region gasfield free.

Lismore activist named as Greens’ Page candidate

Despite her relative youth, Kudra Falla-Ricketts is well known in activist circles. As a 16-year-old schoolgirl in 2014, she played an April Fools prank issuing a fake press release announcing Metgasco was withdrawing from the northern rivers.

Green talks on drug decriminalisation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbuP1FxEtp4 The Australian Greens will continue a national drug decriminalisation tour this week, holding round table meetings on ending prosecutions for individual user. Greens leader Richard...

Much still to be done on climate: Greens

The Australian Greens welcomed the announcement by world leaders that a framework agreement to tackle global warming has been reached in Paris, but urged...

Greens call for plan for coal workers

With Glencore foreshadowing coal mine closures and Alinta set to shut a coal mine and coal-fired power stations in South Australia, the Australian Greens...

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.