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Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

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More bullying stories emerge in Lismore

Since local woman Sally Flannery decided to quit the Lismore City Council race, more stories of harassment and attacks have emerged, affecting councillors and others across the political spectrum.

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and...

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

Pocket Herbs and Indigenous organisation, Currie Country partner to supply native foods

An important ingredient in creating a high-quality, unique dining experience in the Northern Rivers is the diversity and availability...

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.

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Minor flooding in Tweed and Byron Shires possible for Monday

While the sun shines today the SES and BoM have issued warnings about possible minor flooding for the Tweed, Ross and Brunswick Rivers and Marshalls Creek for Monday.

Natives planted along Bruns River to improve fish habitat

A fishing conservation charity says it has recently planted 360 native trees on the Brunswick River.

How are governments dealing with floodplain living?

Living on a coastal floodplain in a high rainfall region means that there will be floods and ocean encroachment that need to be managed by Council, state government and landholders.

Fish-passage grant set to ‘bring back the Brunswick’

A project to eradicate low-level fish barriers on the Brunswick River is so important to river health and fish breeding it has been dubbed ‘Bringing back the Brunswick’ by Byron Shire Council.

Body found in Brunswick River identified

The body spotted by locals in Brunswick River below Mullumbimby on November 29, 2017 has been identified by police.

Disagreement over future of Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

The backfilling of the Brunswick boat harbour slipway by the Department of Primary Industry – Lands and Water (DPI) has drawn the ire of the new owner of the Brunswick Fish Co-op William Silverman.

Update – Dead body found in Brunswick River

A dead body was found this afternoon in the Brunswick River near Mullumbimby.

Flood warning for Wilsons River

Some 210mm has fallen over the Wilsons River catchment in the 12 hours to 3pm, prompting the Bureau of Meteorology to issue a minor flood warning. An earlier minor flood warning for the Brunswick River has been withdrawn.

Sewage seepage is Brunswick River’s biggest problem

James Blacket, Myocum. Notwithstanding any plans for the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and river, the water quality in the river remains the greatest impediment to any rejuvenation. The well known source of the pollution is Mullumbimby’s broken sewerage system mixing with stormwater.

Don’t swim in the Brunswick: Council

As at 9.45am (Saturday 2 May) Last night's storm saw power outages at sewer pump stations at Suffolk Park, Broken Head and Ocean Shores and...

‘Technically no longer human’ – can mRNA COVID-19 vaccines meld with your DNA?

It’s becoming increasingly common to see social media posts claiming that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, which include those made by Pfizer and Moderna, could alter a person’s DNA.

Lantern parade and fiery finish a blast

With just under 5,000 people including performers, workers, schools and volunteers, the 2021 Lismore Lantern Parade and accompanying festival was a sold-out event celebrating light.

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a recent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.