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COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

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NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually...

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

COVID’s genetic solution?

A lucky few are unusually resistant to COVID-19. Scientists are trying to find a reason in their genes.

Who can I trust?

COVID, WHO SHOULD I TRUST ?   I tend to trust people who care, who demonstrate they have no agenda, but to be...

Editorial: Jabby jab jab jabb

As of this week, NSW reached the double vaccination target of 80 per cent!

Stories about "brunswick river":

A Positive Change to Bring Back the Bruns

From paddling to fishing, bird watching and just sitting by, the Brunswick River is as much a part of the Byron area as the lighthouse and whales, but non-profit-organisation Positive Change for Marine Life says the waterway is suffering from a range of negative impacts.

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.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must we not? But the answers...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.