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

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

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RAT effectiveness: does it wane with each new COVID-19 variant?

While the spike protein on the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the site of most immunity-evading mutations, RATs instead search for the nucleocapsid proteins below the virus surface.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

Editorial – Wokie dokey

Last Thursday’s Council meeting was an example of when a good idea gets kiboshed because the people proposing the idea are considered crazy conspiracy theorists.

Fostering local writing talent

Since 2001, the Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship has been inspiring writers on the path to publication. This year saw four writers spend a week in Possum Creek being mentored by Walkley Award-winning journalist and author, Sarah Armstrong.

Locals protest pollution to air and farming of Casino incinerator

Toxic air pollution is what Northern Rivers residents will get if the incinerator that has been touted for the Richmond Valley Jobs Precinct in Casino goes ahead say locals who protested the incinerator on Saturday. 

Ballina council to kick-start waste reduction policies and projects

The Ballina Shire Council has voted unanimously to adopt a newly drafted policy aimed at waste reduction.

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Culture Roundup: 29 August 2018

Circus Rio Lismore Showgrounds | Thursday til 9 September | 7pm Circus Rio bring their electric energy to Lismore Showgrounds for an action-packed season in what...

Local indigenous icon, Digby Moran, exhibits in Lismore

Albert (Digby) Moran is one of the Northern Rivers’ most recognised artists. Growing up on The Island is a major solo exhibition by an artist continually seeking new ways to express his place within Bundjalung land.

Culture: 22 August 2018

Terrapin Puppet Theatre present Red Racing Hood NORPA at Lismore City Hall | Friday 31 August, 6pm | Saturday 1 Sept, 11am | $15–38 Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s Red...

Culture Roundup: 15 August 2018

A round-up of the coming events in the Byron Shire and beyond.

The hills of Bangalow echo with the sound of music

The soothing and beautiful sounds of classical music drifted over the hills of Bangalow last weekend during the 17th annual Bangalow Music Festival.

Creating art can be the ultimate in upcycling

This year’s Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk encompasses all aspects of the environment, from the actual sculptures, to the materials used, to the setting of the exhibition itself.

Culture Roundup: 8 August 2018

A round-up of the coming events in the Byron Shire and beyond.

Culture Roundup: 1 August 2018

Writers at the Rails: Jesse Oliver, David ‘Ghost Boy’ Stavanger, David Hallett The Rails | Sun 5 August | 2pm | FREE Writers at the Rails’...

Culture Roundup July 25 2018

Wonderbabes By Kate McDowell The Quad, Lismore | Thursday 2 till Saturday 4 August | 7pm | $25-30 Wonderbabes is a powerful and thrilling live storytelling performance...

Culture Roundup: July 18 2018

A Roundup of cultuarl events in Byron shire and beyond

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.

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.