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Highway crash heading north from Byron

A crash on the Pacific Motorway heading north from the Byron Shire on Monday morning reduced traffic to a single lane around 11am.

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CSIRO reveals Australia’s attitudes to renewables

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has today released the most comprehensive survey of Australians’ attitudes toward the renewable energy transition.

Local triathletes triumph at Kingscliff

After a strong showing at the Kingscliff triathlon in late March the Byron Tri Club has extended its lead in the north coast triathlon league with just two races to go for the season.

Earth Day message from Santos Organics: a reflection on our power to make a positive impact

‘As Earth Day approaches each year, our focus often centres on the urgent need for environmental action to address pressing issues like climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, especially with the threat of the proposed development on our local and sacred Wallum site right here in Brunswick Heads,’ says Jolene Ryan

Amber alert for blue green algae at Lake Ainsworth

Blue green algae status in Lake Ainsworth currently is Amber level and investigations into the causes and increased sampling will be in place.

Beady-eyed miner

As I sat for a coffee in Brunz the other day, sharing my table with a beady-eyed miner, I...

Protest this 

Remember Bentley, near Lismore, in 2014? Do you know what happened at Terania Creek, again near Lismore, or the Franklin River in Tasmania?

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Govt needs to diversify away from mining: LTG

The NSW budget’s recognition of declining mining investment and the need for other sectors to lead growth needs to be backed by key policy changes on mining, says the Lock the Gate Alliance.

Mining arbitration system broken: Greens

The Greens have called on resources minister Anthony Roberts to suspend all arbitrations between landowners and mining companies until a review into the process for obtaining compulsory land access agreements is concluded.

Mining-industry consultation ‘a sham’

A call has been made to scrap the NSW government's regulations on how mining companies consult with communities after it was revealed one woman was employed as the independent chair of 15 different community consultative committees (CCC) by seven different mining companies and her payments never disclosed.

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Who is our next GG?

Sam Mostyn has been announced by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as Australia's next governor-general. So what sort of woman is she, and why has her appointment sent the right wing media into a tizz?

Byron swimmer airlifted to hospital

A man swimming in Byron Bay on the weekend was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital, rescuers said. 

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.