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NSW Farmers want to plants food to get their hands off ‘meat’

NSW Farmers are calling for clarification of the vocabulary for alternative proteins and they have submitted a motion to the Senate Standing Committee to review the use of meat vocabulary on plant-based products.

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Lismore LGA to re-enter Queensland border bubble

Now that Lismore LGA is out of lockdown, the number of acceptable reasons for residents to cross the border into Queensland has increased.

NSW Farmers want to plants food to get their hands off ‘meat’

NSW Farmers are calling for clarification of the vocabulary for alternative proteins and they have submitted a motion to the Senate Standing Committee to review the use of meat vocabulary on plant-based products.

Why are there so many vaccinated people in hospital?

It may be confronting to hear there are more vaccinated people than unvaccinated people in hospital – but it’s actually a good thing.

COVID-19 updated venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah, associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region.

Biggest corporate greenwashers revealed by Greenpeace

According to a new analysis by Greenpeace, most of Australia’s highest-emitting companies that have implemented net-zero emission commitments do not have any will to meet their target.

Water resilience

A number of groups in the Byron Shire have been working our way each month through topics set for...

Stories about "beach safety":

Beachgoers urged to take care in powerful swell

The lifesaving community has urged North Coast beachgoers to be cautious around the water this week as powerful swells prompted agencies to issue warnings about the hazardous surf conditions.

Dog owners’ unconscionable behaviour

Jan Hackett, Sunrise Beach. It seems it is impossible to police our beaches and signs which appeal to people's consciences are blatantly avoided by knowing dog owners. I tell offenders there are rangers, but are there?

Lifeguards to patrol Kingscliff North

Starting next Thursday, professional lifeguards will patrol at Kingscliff North beach for the first time as part of a trial that will run up until January 12.

Beach To Bush concludes 2013 Tours

Surf Life Saving NSW’s Beach to Bush program has concluded for another year in which close to 10,000 primary school kids from across the state’s west got a taste of the beach.

Schoolies warning: don’t drink and swim

With schoolies celebrations set to kick off across NSW and southern Queensland from this weekend, surf life savers and life guards are pleading with young revellers to make surf safety a priority.

Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has put in place a plan to deal with the cane toad population in the area. Along with the not-for-profit organisation Watergum, Tweed Shire has launched a project for collecting toads that will begin in October.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

The number of Byron 'venues of concern' associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has increased.