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Follow the school buses

In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters...

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Luxcon’s big con

Developer Luxcon calling their new high-end development in the centre of Byron ‘Bohemian’ couldn’t be more on the nose. Judging...

Vibrant and colourful seascapes

David Lane is best known for his vibrant and colourful seascapes, however his ability to capture colour and light...

Infatuating audiences

Byron Bay indie-rock outfit The Collifowers have made a habit of infatuating audiences all along the east coast with...

Blue-green algae at Clarrie Hall Dam

Low levels of blue-green algae has been detected at Clarrie Hall Dam, Tweed’s main facility for water storage. A green alert has been issued for the dam.

Roller skating, skateboarding and more for Lismore

The ‘Lismore Urban Sports Precinct’ will deliver skateboarding, roller skating, BMX, scootering and sport climbing infrastructure as well as associated recreational infrastructure. 

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Quiet White Day – you in?

Will the Voice to Parliament make a difference if white people won’t listen? White voices occupy all the spaces....

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FNC Councils wind down for lockdown

Councils on the Far North Coast are closing several facilities and restricting some services owing to the statewide lockdown which began on Saturday evening.

Local government elections postponed – again

NSW local government elections are postponed again due to the pandemic.

$250m to councils for bushfire recovery

NSW’s peak body for councils has welcomed $250 million in State and Commonwealth government funding to help local communities left reeling from the economic devastation of last summer’s bushfires.

NSW councils to receive $395m stimulus package from govt

NSW councils are set to receive a $395m economic stimulus package from the state government, in an effort ‘to save local jobs and support communities to recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19’.

Govt ‘stacks deck’ on council amalgamations

The NSW government was stacking the deck against councils by demanding they meet own source revenue benchmarks and then slamming them as greedy when...

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.