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Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The...

Band Called Stereo soon to be legends of Byron

A new group out of Byron, Band Called Stereo, have recently recorded and released the first single from their new album. Nothing extraordinary in that, apart from the fact that two of the members have just completed Year Ten and the other two have just complete Year Nine

Daintree buyback sees more forest retained

Over the last two-and-a-half years the Mullumbimby based Rainforest 4 Foundation has had a mission to buy back parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest that were subdivided for sale in the 1980s. 

Ocean Shores DA threat to biodiversity, say residents

A proposal to subdivide one lot (2,097m2) into three lots, and build two dwellings and three secondary dwellings, in densly forested riparian land in North Ocean Shores would create ‘Gold-Coast-style overdevelopment’, say residents.

Casino’s winning tap water ways

Yesterday Casino was announced as the winner of the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia’s Ixom 2021 Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia competition.

Cartoon of the week – 19 January, 2022

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Stories about "Coolamon Scenic Drive":

Misner plans for a $11m new abode

SAE founder Tom Misner has lodged a development application (DA) for land at 255 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell.

‘Intolerable’ Coorabell road to be upgraded 

After almost five years of lobbying by locals at the Coorabell end of Coolamon Scenic Drive, their concerns about road safety will be acted on.

Locals call for tourist route signs to be covered on Coolamon Scenic Drive

Locals are calling for action on Coolamon Scenic Drive with two accidents during December on the tourist route.

Another car rolls over on Coolamon Scenic Drive

Locals have reported to Echonetdaily another rollover today on Coolamon Scenic Drive, Montecollum.

RMS minister Pavey visits following Ballina road death

While a recent death on the Bruxner Highway and Ballina Road has grabbed the RMS minister's attention locals are wondering why Byron Council are still struggling to get funding from the RMS to fix 'intolerable' risks identified on Coolamon Scenic Drive by RMS in 2017.

Another accident on Byron’s most dangerous road

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after the car she was driving rolled on Coolamon Scenic Drive, near Mullumbimby, overnight. And a car was forced off Possum Shoot Road on Friday morning by an oncoming truck.

Vegan yoga camping ground DA heats up

The proponent of a 239-lot camping ground/events site near Mullum has defended his proposal and claims that Byron Council staff unfairly placed his DA before the public before all reports and documents were completed. 

Byron lookout ‘reclaimed’ by community activists

Iconic Scarrabelotti’s Lookout on Coolamon Scenic Drive and Hinterland Way has been ‘reclaimed’ by community activists after Byron Shire Council placed a number of boulders at the site recently.

Dangerous Coolamon Scenic Dr finally sees action

Twenty-three crashes in five years, an average of 1,362 vehicles per day and an RMS audit that found various ‘intolerable’ risks on the 11.3km stretch of road between Goonengerry Road and the Pacific Highway

Coolamon Scenic Drive safer

Anthony Stante, Coolamon Scenic Drive.  The long wait for much needed centre line-marking and other safety measures to make Coolamon Scenic Drive much safer for...

Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The First Fleet arrived (including my...

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression, while claiming there are two...

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.