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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Let’s explore Byron Council’s secret meetings!
Has Byron Shire Council improved with its transparency with regards to confidential motions?
Following a successful run in Brisbane, PlayHavoc in association with Ad Astra is thrilled to be bringing Stephen Sachs’...
University of Queensland: Botox could save your life
Pretty much what the general public knows about Botox is what we see on the emotionless faces of the rich and famous – but coming out of the University of Queensland is a study that might see Botox save lives.
National Reconciliation Week starts tomorrow
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Traffic interruptions around Lismore Base Hospital – Sunday
Some streets will be blocked off and others reduced to one lane on Sunday 4 June around Lismore Base Hospital and Lismore Shopping Square.
Byron’s favourite block party
Australian roots legends, The Beautiful Girls, will headline Stone & Wood’s winter block party, Festival of the Stone, when...
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Remembering Deb Whitley
On Saturday a large group of friends and family gathered to remember 'eco-warrior' Deb Whitley at her beautiful property in Glenugie, south of Grafton.
Forest protectors determined to save Bulga
Forest protestors at Bulga Forest are nothing if not determined to resist what they say is the logging carnage in the area.
Bulga Plateau locals blockade forest
Locals from the Bulga Plateau have vowed to resist attempts by what they say is the State-owned logging corporation’s carnage in Bulga State Forest, and to that end this morning they blocked access to the logging zone.
The Terania blockade celebrates 40 years on
The Channon Market became a reunion ground on Sunday as those who fought for the forest gathered to acknowledge, celebrate, rekindle and share the stories of the forests and how they came to be saved.
Yeomans leaves XR: a ‘toxic, manipulative cult’
In a blow Extinction Rebellion (XR) local coordinator Sherrie Yeomans says she has walked away from the Byron Bypass blockade. ‘I can no longer surround myself with the toxic, manipulative Extinction Rebellion cult,’
Friday D-Day for Adani civil resistance
Thus far, a coal mine has never been stopped in Queensland on environmental grounds. A majority of Queenslanders want to stop Adani's disastrous thermal coal mine. But politicians in firmly bed with billionaire mining magnates have failed to represent us.
Terania 40 years on – the forest battle continues
An exhibition marking 40 years since the defining protests that spelt an end to rainforest logging in NSW includes remarkable photographs of the actions.
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.