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Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

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Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

Sing Lisa Sing

Jo Faith, Newtown How very distressing is the recent story of beautiful singer Lisa Hunt. She followed protocol, paid the...

Da mountain

Gisela Stieglitz, Wooyung There is a perfectly good bitumen road going up a rainforest gully; it doesn’t even have potholes!...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its...

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Stories about "Bangalow Koalas":

Bangalow locals call for help to protect koala corridor

Sunday saw between 60 to 80 people gathered, with Bangalow Koalas, on Rifle Range Road in Bangalow to highlight the dangers of the unapproved clearing done by the owner of 99 Acres on the local koala corridor.

Save local Bangalow koalas

Locals have raised the alarm over the clearing of trees in a koala corridor at Rifle Range Road near Bangalow. They are calling on concerned citizens to raise concerns with council over a development application for the area.

Kids for koalas in Byron

This morning saw around 50 kids from the Byron Community Primary School up to the age of nine out in Byron making their voices heard in support of koalas.

Planting trees helps connect koalas

Bangalow Koalas has planted another 1,500 koala food and wildlife corridor trees on Pat Rafter’s property in the Northern Rivers yesterday.

Koalas create jobs in COVID-19

Bangalow Koalas are now employing extra people to help plant more trees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SOS: Save Our Species Oz bush dance and all round fun this Sunday

It has just been announced that Waangenga Blanco, ex Bangarra dancer and choreographer, will be performing a visually spectacular Ochre Dance at this Sunday's SOS Oz bush dance and fundraiser for wildlife.

Two more dead: what can you do to help koalas?

Are you keen to help stop the killing of your local koalas?

‘Koala brewery’ DA to be dramatically downsized

A controversial $10million development application for a brewery and tourism venture combined with a koala hospital is likely to be dramatically rewritten, according to the applicant’s planner.

Brewery cum koala hospital for Bangalow?

The concept of a brewery along the Hinterland Way, with a viewing platform and walking tracks through which to view recovering koalas, has raised the hackles of local koala carers, who strongly oppose the plan.’

Ever wondered what to do with injured wildlife? 

Local vets and the Macadamia Castle wildlife team are calling for help to set up a wildlife hospital on the northern rivers in recognition of the specialist care needed for caring for our native Australian wildlife.

Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced recently new economic figures showing...

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...