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Knitting Nannas get behind Save Wallum campaign

With porcelain tea cups, lace-covered tables and plenty of knitting the Knitting Nannas Against Greed (KNAG) headed to the...

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Wallum update: protectors at the ready

The fight to save the Wallum heathland in Brunswick Heads has gone into overdrive, with dozens of locals staunchly holding the line on-site, while thousands more lobby state and federal politicians in pursuit of permanent protection.

Affordable housing summit next week

As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

Antonovich inquest delayed again, as new witnesses emerge

The inquest into the kambo-related death of Jarrad Antonovich has taken a surprising turn, with new witnesses coming forward to police. As a result, the rest of the planned dates this week have been abruptly cancelled by the state coroner, with the process set to begin again at Byron Bay Courthouse in late May.

Wallum vote

Lyon, Swivel, Pugh and Hunter voted on Thursday to let the bulldozers in and destroy Wallum. The Byron electorate...

‘Key workers’ removed from Ballina Council’s housing project as Mayor seeks full market rents

Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.

Tweed BMX freestyler wins national gold

Tweed-based BMX freestyler Will Spedding has backed up a state championship with a national title and is now set...

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DA for supermarket, retail, office and car parking expansion next to Byron bypass

A DA to expand and change the use of the former Wicked Weasel warehouse and surrounding land south of Byron’s CBD is on public exhibition at Council’s website.

Biodiversity offsetting subject of inquiry

The NSW Legislative Council’s Environment and Planning Committee have announced an inquiry into the government’s biodiversity offsetting scheme.

Groundwater contamination investigated in Byron Bay

Contamination by per-and-poly fluoroalkyl (PFAS) at Butler Street Reserve is being investigated by both the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and Council.

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Byron Shire Council accused of maladministration over bypass

A formal complaint of maladministration by Byron Shire Council over the management of the Byron bypass process and implementation has been lodged with BSC’s general manager, Mark Arnold.

Butler St caught in the glare of Byron bypass lights

Byron councillor Jan Hackett is attempting to address the impact of that the high-powered street lighting on the new Byron bypass is having on local residents.

Byron bus interchange work stopped over potential Indigenous midden

Archaeologists will be assessing the discovery of a potential Indigenous midden in the path of a new transport hub for Byron Bay.

Council claims of high environmental standards for Byron bypass disputed

'Council’s commitment to going above and beyond' for the environment in relation to the Byron bypass disputed by former Mayor.

Council defends bypass process, again

With Council’s controversial Byron bypass project along Butler Street continuing into stage two, it’s emerged pre-clearing surveys and a species relocation report are to be published after the clearing has been completed.

Bypass sees more native offsets

Byron Council has promised to undertake an additional 18 hectares of bush enhancement work to offset the destruction of wetland, resulting from the Byron bypass.

NPWS wants to remove beach nudity option

For 26 years, Tyagarah Beach has been an oasis for the region’s naturist community – a space where bodies of all shapes and sizes could roam free without threat of fines or reprimands.

‘Key workers’ removed from Ballina Council’s housing project as Mayor seeks full market rents

Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.

Tried catching a bus to TAFE or work in the Northern Rivers – it’s a serious challange

Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport. 

Community tree planting in Mullum Feb 24

Want to help locally to care for our environment and plant trees for our wildlife?