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Move Beyond Coal turning up heat on government

Move Beyond Coal says it will be staging protests at Labor MP offices around the country over the next week to 'turn up the heat' on the government to stop approving climate-wrecking coal and gas projects.

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Teens call for youth housing support, better transport

Local youth representatives have told Byron Shire Council that young people need their own housing advice service to help them navigate the shire’s treacherous housing market.

The secret love life of the echidna

How do echidnas make love? Carefully… of course!

Truth-telling beyond the Voice referendum

In order to transcend the disappointment of the Voice referendum, many political and Aboriginal leaders are focusing on ‘truth-telling’.

A racial slur or a just a tree name?

Changing the name of a local street because it is derived from a racist slur might seem a simple decision at first glance. 

Minister Stephen Kamper – it’s time to talk about the Dirawong Reserve

Dear Minister I am writing this Open Letter to you as Minister responsible for Crown Lands. Previous letters to you...

Interview with Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks

Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.

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Art of 70s and 80s culture captured on film

In the 1970s and 80s, the area around Mullumbimby and the Byron Shire hosted the birth of a multitude of alternative practices and ideals. 

Industrial relations reform bill passes parliament

New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.

Fire ant update in the Tweed

There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Lismore Council unveils latest upcycled Christmas tree

Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.