20.4 C
Byron Shire
May 24, 2024
Home Tags Coal mining

Latest News

Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

Ocean Heroes will be giving children who are on the autism spectrum the chance to experience what it is like to be in the ocean on a surfboard this Saturday at Lennox Head and Sunday in Byron Bay.

Other News

Stone & Wood wins at Australian International Beer Awards

Stone & Wood Brewing are proud to announce a big win at the Melbourne Royal Australian International Beer Awards held last night, with the brewery’s Big Pale Ale taking home the title of Champion Australian Beer. Big Pale Ale also took out the Best Australian Pale Ale category.

Local Labor MP supports Future Gas Strategy

Climate research scientist, Joelle Gergis, has joined other scientists, academics, think tanks and economists in condemning federal Labor’s Future Gas Strategy, which was released last week.

Wardell landowners asked to support fire ant eradication

Nearly 900 Wardell properties require treatment for fire ants, but the eradication team needs permission from each landowner.

First Nations job seekers in Casino foot in the door to career

Trying to find something you might be interested in doing is always a challenge and local Casino barber Michael Day has come on board to help Aboriginal job seekers the chance to kick start a career in the hair and beauty industry.

Rally demands action over Gaza

As the crisis in Gaza continues to escalate, a march through Byron’s streets last Saturday demanded immediate action from the Australian Labor government to stop the genocide and mass starvation of the Palestinian civilian population in Gaza.

Bodies of man, child found in East Lismore home

A report will be prepared for the information of the NSW Coroner following the death of a man and a child in Lismore overnight.

Stories about "Coal mining":

Environment Minister and coal mining companies taken to court

Australia’s Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek and two coal mining companies are being taken to the Federal Court today over their failure to protect Australia’s living wonders from climate harm.

Coal losing favour with insurers

As bushfires burn across the country, Australian coal companies are being excluded from cover by Dutch insurance company Aegon.

NSW coal mine approval coincides with IPCC announcement

State government department recommends that a new thermal coal mine should proceed on the very same day that the IPCC warned the world needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.

Coal mine extension challenged on climate-change grounds

In an Australian first, the NSW Land and Environment court will hear arguments about the consideration of the ecologically sustainable development principle of ‘intergenerational equity’ in the context of climate change. 

Hundreds turn out for highway protest

Hundreds of people from Grafton to the Queensland border flanked the Pacific Highway on Saturday (July 8) for the annual Water is Life protest action.

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: The power to stop Adani

Remember that scene in James Bond movies? 007 is in a small room filling up with water. His time is running out. The water...

Locals determined to fight CSG project in Pilliga forest

Brett Sanders, Coonabarabran (protest participant). On Tuesday morning this week, 15 locals targeted Santos contractor WildDesert and its workover rig in the Pilliga forest.

Coal industry assets are the penny dreadfuls of new economy

It seems that one dollar, a greenback, or even just one euro can go an awfully long way in the coal industry these days, writes Giles Parkinson.

Greens call for independent regulator for mining in NSW

Communities on the north coast and across the state no longer trust mining companies or the government to put agriculture and the environment ahead of their short-term commercial and political interests.

Rally to save Reef on Australia Day weekend

It is ironic that on the eve of Australia Day, thousands of Aussies will be rallying to save one of the country’s greatest landmarks and one of the world’s ecological wonders: the Great Barrier Reef.

Wardell landowners asked to support fire ant eradication

Nearly 900 Wardell properties require treatment for fire ants, but the eradication team needs permission from each landowner.

The Darling Muffs of May need your help to reach fundraising target

Raising money to support frontline services for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has been the driving force behind the Darling Muffs of May’s fundraising this year.

Why does Iron Gates developer get another bite at the DA?

Locals, concerned residents and other parties were left in the dark for the first 15 minutes of the Iron Gates (Goldcoral Pty Ltd) Land...

Death and Dying expo May 25

On Saturday May 25, a free Death and Dying expo will be held at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall from 10am-2pm.