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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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Body of missing woman located – Ballina

A body, believed to be that of a missing woman, has been located in Ballina.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.

‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

In a league of their own

S Haslam At the end of a dusty lane, just beyond the increasingly hip area of the Mullum Industrial Estate,...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may...

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Biodiversity Strategy Q&A with Council staff

Councillors will table and vote on the biodiversity strategy 2020-2030 at its June 25 meeting, with staff recommending adoption with the amendments. It has...

Byron council downgrades key environment role

Byron Shire Council has admitted that its former environment team leader has taken a redundancy after his position was downgraded, in a move that a former mayor has described as a ‘shocking and sad and a betrayal'.

NSW environment policy approved despite failing federal standards

Leading conservation organisations have revealed through a freedom of information request that the former Abbott federal government gave the green light to a NSW biodiversity offsetting policy, despite it not meeting federal environmental standards.

Lismore considers rate rise to fund biodiversity

The Lismore City Council will decide tomorrow whether to apply for a special rate to raise $500,000 to fund a biodiversity management strategy.

‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.