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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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‘Key workers’ removed from Ballina Council’s housing project as Mayor seeks full market rents

Ballina Council have removed any doubt that the development of housing on land it owns in Wollongbar is for the benefit of ‘key workers’.

Editorial – Prosecuting publishers

WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen, Julian Assange, will soon face possibly his final court hearing in the UK High Court of Justice over whether he should be extradited to the US to face spying charges. 

Bypass the supermarket duopoly

With more and more people feeling the pressures of Australia’s cost-of-living crisis and the government launching investigations into supermarket...

Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Time to go? The costly impact of climate change on the housing hip pocket

Jennifer Woods had lived in Wagga Wagga her whole life, a single parent of four children, a social worker and no stranger to what life on a floodplain might throw the way of anyone living there: the town has learnt to cope with floods – 60 have been registered since Federation.

Stolen ute, ransacked service station and vandalised police cars

Stolen Brunswick Heads ute allegedly taken on wild adventure ransacking service station and being party to vandalising police cars before being abandoned in the bush at Coraki.

Stories about "cyclone":

Bushfire risk and health warnings as it heats up across NSW

High heat warnings have been predicted for much of NSW over the coming days with above average temperatures predicted for Northern Tablelands, Central West...

SES volunteers on standby to support coastal communities

The New South Wale  State Emergency Service (SES) say they currently have volunteers on standby to support northern NSW coastal communities. With the Bureau of...

Coastal management vital – help Byron Shire Council plan

The impact of cyclones and costal erosion is an ongoing issue for all coastal communities and is of particular importance with the future impacts of climate change that are underway. Byron Shire Council is seeking feedback on stage 1 if it's coastal strategy.

Qld cyclone likely this week: forecasters

Another cyclone is expected to form off Queensland in coming days, promising more wild weather for the state three weeks on from Cyclone Marcia.

Surf lifesavers warn of dangerous conditions

Surf Life Saving NSW is advising swimmers, surfers, rock fishermen and boat skippers to exercise caution as potentially dangerous surf conditions may be experienced over the weekend through much of the northern part of the state.

‘Cyclone’ to hit Tweed on Sunday

On Sunday night, TV viewers can see Tweed Heads residents Dale and Paul and their four kids battle ‘Tropical Cyclone Jonica’ as it hits their waterside home .

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.