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Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

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Bioenergy precaution

The notion of ‘Green Energy’ has recently excited business investors and no doubt the public. We need positive solutions...

Free KYUP! Project workshops

Empowering our next generation to value and champion their safety and well being through self-worth and self-defence is the mission of the KYUP Project who are running free workshops in the Northern Rivers today and tomorrow.

Spice Palace: Fresh, local and made from scratch

Rob Cullinan and Duska Jefed are the couple behind Spice Palace. They lovingly make dips, tapenade, dukkah, harissa, chilli...

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

Lismore to celebrate Australia Day with awards and Citizenship Ceremony

Many people will celebrate Australia Day next week and Lismore City Council has announced some of the nominees for this year’s Australia Day Awards.

Astrological gravitas

The Mullum Aeronautics and Space Administration (MASA) will soon launch the Spiders Webb telescope, which will break through to...

Stories about "biodiversity":

Open-air art walk by the river at Murwillumbah completed

The Ages of the Tweed mural that accompanies the open-air riverside art walk has now been completed.

Editorial – Clinging onto biodiversity

In case anyone missed the memo, there’s almost no housing, let alone affordable housing, available in Byron Shire. With so many people escaping the cities, Byron Shire is under enormous pressure.

Editorial – Clinging onto biodiversity

In case anyone missed the memo, there’s almost no housing, let alone affordable housing, available in Byron Shire.

Will Tweed Council object to gold mining?

Former Tweed Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Katie Milne, is seeking support from other councillors to object ‘in the strongest terms to the Exploration (Minerals) Licence Application ELA 6115 in the Tweed Shire’ at this afternoons extraordinary meeting.

Bypass Biodiversity Destruction Part 2 – ACT NOW

Former mayor Jan Barham explains the increasing community concern that ecological values may have been overlooked in the bypass environmental assessment process.

Tweed’s natural environment must be preserved

Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville. In today's world of concrete, bitumen and glass we seem to have lost our connection with the natural world. Many people live...

Baird’s ‘war on trees’ comes to Lismore

A community meeting in Lismore has called on the Baird government to ‘end its war on trees’ and to increase protection for local bushland, wildlife and the climate by strengthening nature protection laws.

Why federal law is failing endangered species

The federal government is set to go ahead with its crackdown on environmental ‘lawfare’, which would restrict green groups' legal standing to challenge mining approvals and other developments.

Bid to limit biodiversity strategy fails

An attempt by a Lismore City councillor to exempt farmland from a new Biodiversity Strategy has failed after a heated debate at last night’s council meeting.

Gold mine planned near nature reserve

Last weekend more than 200 people attended the 'Wild on Earth' gathering, west of Coffs Harbour, to draw attention to plans to mine copper and gold in the Clarence River headwaters.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.