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Move Beyond Coal turning up heat on government

Move Beyond Coal says it will be staging protests at Labor MP offices around the country over the next week to 'turn up the heat' on the government to stop approving climate-wrecking coal and gas projects.

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Armed robbery Burleigh Heads

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a liquor store in Burleigh Heads on November 28.

$10 million-dollar Resilient Kids program for Northern Rivers

Thousands of Northern Rivers youth and at least 75 schools are expected to benefit from a $10 million-dollar federal government grant aimed at strengthening community resilience.

Eltham Hotel, noise complaints and cancelled shows

Balancing the needs of a diverse community is always a challenge but it is one that owners of the Eltham Hotel Matt Rabbidge and Luke Sullivan, just 15 minutes from Lismore, are determined to do following complaints about loud music at the pub. 

Red imported fire ants in South Murwillumbah update

Following the eradication of the five red imported fire ants nests at South Murwillumbah on the weekend, the State Government says it has been further implementing its fire ant plan by focusing on tracing, surveillance and educating local businesses and the community.

CSIRO claims net zero remains achievable by 2050

A new report by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, shows existing technologies will enable Australia to halve emissions by 2030 from 2020 levels, under a rapid decarbonisation scenario led by a renewable electricity sector.

Local Pararoo ready for the World Cup

Local Benny Roche played with the Australian Pararoos in the recent Asia-Oceania Championships in Melbourne, and has helped the...

Stories about "Brunswick Heads parks":

Bruns Holiday parks

Dave Kolb, Brunswick Heads The Crown Trust managers of our parks at Brunswick Heads are unsuitable managers of public parkland and here is why. Recent statements...

Don’t be a tosser – pick it up and bin it

It may have looked pretty clean but the volunteers who launched the ‘Pick It Up and Bin It’ project at Banner Park in Brunswick on Saturday there was still plenty of rubbish to collect.

New gravel work at Bruns park puzzles locals

Luis Feliu Brunswick Heads’ popular central park has suffered from recent hot and windy conditions, like most of the area, with its family-friendly grassed areas...

Bruns parks drying out, yet council has excess of re-use water

Alan Dickens, Mullumbimby. Byron shire's mayor Simon Richardson and council officer Phil Holloway know council has an excess of reuse water available: my suggestion is that the council water truck be used to transport and irrigate the Brunswick Heads parks, preferably in the early morning and late afternoon.

Cash-strapped council wants vollies to tart up park

Byron Shire Council has funded a controversial ‘upgrade’ of Brunswick Heads’ main street but when it comes to a much-needed make-over of a local park, it’s calling on residents to come to the rescue.

‘Pruned’ historic trees are memorial to kids

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. Coastal Cypress pines at the Terrance Crown Reserve/caravan park were planted as a memorial to the primary school children who died during the Great Depression of a diphtheria epidemic that swept through Brunswick Valley.

Bruns tree-chopping plan ‘suspicious’

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads. Locals have every right to be highly suspicious of North Coast Accommodation Trust (NCAT) and its signing that the gum tree in Banner Park opposite the Brunswick Hotel is dangerous.

Majestic old tree faces the axe

The state agency charged with running public crown reserves and caravan parks at Brunswick Heads plans to chop down a historic gum tree in the middle of a popular park opposite the local pub.

Industrial relations reform bill passes parliament

New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.

Fire ant update in the Tweed

There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Lismore Council unveils latest upcycled Christmas tree

Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.