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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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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.

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.

More recycled material for Lennox road improvements

Lennox Head's latest road resurfacing projects are benefiting from leading edge recycling technology, converting waste to useful new life

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.

Bypass the supermarket duopoly

With more and more people feeling the pressures of Australia’s cost-of-living crisis and the government launching investigations into supermarket...

Knitting Nannas get behind Save Wallum campaign

With porcelain tea cups, lace-covered tables and plenty of knitting the Knitting Nannas Against Greed (KNAG) headed to the...

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Australia must lift climate targets to protect Great Barrier Reef

Overnight, the Australian and Queensland governments submitted their report to UNESCO on their progress to protect the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian Marine Conservation Society says governments must dramatically lift their climate targets to protect the Reef.

John Williamson launches ‘The Voice of the Sea’ for ocean protection

Australian music icon John Williamson is back with a new song, The Voice of the Sea, to highlight the plight of our oceans and marine life – and schools across the country are rehearsing the song for their end-of-year concerts.

Time to #GiveFlakeABreak?

The Australian Marine Conservation Society is encouraging seafood lovers to choose sustainable alternatives to flake when they visit their local chippy this summer.

Water droplets give the reef more time – but climate action needed

As the Great Barrier Reef experiences its third mass coral bleaching in five years innovation can gives us more time to save the reef but climate action is needed.

Reef approaching danger as climate crisis escalates

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have urgently ‘sounded the warning bell’ for the Great Barrier Reef this summer. Authorities have warned that Queensland is facing one of the warmest years on record, projecting a great risk for the Reef.

Adani caught out drilling at mine site without permission

Indian-owned mining corporation Adani, which just this week was fined by the Queensland Government over its massive spillage of coal laden water into the Great Barrier Marine Park, has been caught flouting environmental laws again.

How much water can we supply to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.