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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...

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Vale George Davidson OAM former Tweed Shire Councillor

A funeral will be held today for George Davidson OAM who was once a Tweed Shire Councillor and a passionate advocate for the Tweed.

Revisiting Aquarius: where we have been and where we need to go

It was ‘far out’ to be in Nimbin again for the 50th celebration of the Aquarius Festival. 

Call to recognise value of wetlands and stop developing floodplains

The clearing of the flood prone development site at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads appears to have been completed by developers MAAS Group Holdings who then pulled out from the site on 24 April. 

Byron Council compliance staff bolstered

Are the van campers of Brunswick Heads thoughtless travellers with no respect for the town and its inhabitants, or are many in fact local homeless folk looking for a safe space with toilets and running water?

Local know-how not enough to take NSW Mid-Amatuer golf tournament

Local golfers, David Calvert and Mat Crandell, have finished third and fourth in the 2023 Srixon NSW Mid-Amateur held...


Don’t rely on any regime to save anything that’s endangered because their mates the miners and developers pay them...

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Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now

North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.

Mother–daughter protesters face court over tree-sit at Yarratt State Forest

It is symbolic that on International Women’s Day (IWD) that the non-violent, mother–daughter protesters who sat in a tree to highlight the danger that continued logging of NSW native forests, particularly in high-quality koala habitat, face court.

Bulga State Forest logging protesters get good behaviour bonds

Yesterday, 22 February three activists who had been arrested at the Bulga State Forest action site faced court. All had pleaded guilty to the offences.

Doubling down at Doubleduke State Forest

Locals up and down the coast of NSW are standing up to protect koalas, wildlife and forests and are the ones putting themselves on the line. A ‘watch camp’ is now being set up by locals at Doubleduke state forest, between Grafton and Casino.

Bulga Forest action spreads to Lorne State Forest – is it time to stop the logging

NSW residents have had enough and are taking action to save their forests because both state and federal governments are failing them. At 5am this morning access to the logging machines that have been actively munching their way through Lorne State Forest.

Labor candidate visits Bulga State Forest protection camp

The Save Bulga Forest camp has been set up at the Ellenborough Falls campground and today is hosting Myall Lakes ALP candidate Mark Vanstone.

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

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.