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

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

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Tallow wallabies

Further to Maggie Brown’s letter regarding the incident on Tallow Beach of a wallaby having to be shot by...

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

Avoiding parking fees

I have just discovered the solution to avoid parking fees in Byron Bay. Simply buy a motorcycle and park on...

Byron Shires wildlife corridor 

Byron Greens congratulate Byron Shire Council on its commitment to wildlife corridors and to developing wildlife corridor mapping. We...

RAT effectiveness: does it wane with each new COVID-19 variant?

While the spike protein on the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the site of most immunity-evading mutations, RATs instead search for the nucleocapsid proteins below the virus surface.

Sunday choral celebration to raise funds for new Syrian refugee families

Two Syrian refugee families have been welcomed on the Northern Rivers in recet months as part of a national resettlement pilot program featuring just ten families.

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Surf life savers return

The red and yellow is back on NSW beaches with more than 20,000 surf life saving volunteers ready to welcome beachgoers for the official beginning of patrol season.

‘Soft stabilisation’ works for Byron beaches

Byron Council will undertake a major dune recovery operation at Main and Clarke’s Beach, after securing much-needed government funding for the project.

Australia Day Warning from your local SLSC

Surf Life Saving New South Wales has issued a warning to beachgoers to heed safety advice after a huge weekend on beaches, with heatwave conditions and large swells forecast for today.

Shark spotted by Evans Head drone

A large school of whaler sharks was spotted at Evans Head yesterday, causing the beach to be closed for most of the day.

New Year’s warning for NSW Beaches 

Surf Lifesavers across the state are on standby for incidents, rescues and other emergencies in the lead-up to the traditionally busy and often dangerous New Year’s period.

Bruns drumming circle outside capitalist logic 

Local police were in attendance on Sunday afternoon, when around 70 people gathered at the park next to Torakina Beach in Brunswick Heads.

Litter threatens bird nesting area

No stranger to piles of emptied beer bottles gracefully lining its sandy shores, the tourism hot spot of the Byron Bay once again welcomes its latest addition to the family.

Beaches being trashed, but who is responsible?

Irresponsible 4WD users are again trashing South Ballina Beach and Patches Beach, as well as areas further south.

Tweed beach carparks to open in 10 days

Tweed Shire Council held an emergency meeting last Friday to decide whether local beach carparks should remain closed.

Beachside carparks closed in Tweed Shire

Beachside carparks have been closed in Tweed Shire until  April 27. The decision was made at an extraordinary ‘virtual’ meeting of Tweed Shire Council last night.

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.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.