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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Meet local firies and save lives, including your own

Meeting local firefighters and learning about home fire prevention is really important and more so in recent times and into the future.

Byron Bay’s first ever matured spirit wins gold medal at London Spirit Competition

While the Northern Rivers region is well known for its environment and lifestyle, it is also becoming known for...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and Beyond

A huge amount of entertainment all crammed into one space.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Thousands of sober stoners march for drug law reform in Nimbin

Nimbin HEMP Embassy President Michael Balderstone said he was surprised at the high turn-out, given a heavy police presence on streets surrounding the rainforest village.

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news, like, this afternoon (April 20), that 370+ kilos of tuna...

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This is how to extinct koalas

The Koala Wars erupted between the National and Liberal parties last September. While the Nationals are claiming victory over the Liberals, it is the loggers that have prevailed over koalas and local councils.

Koala inquiry chief calls for urgent koala rescues

The head of a state koala inquiry has written to the premier asking for urgent rescues of wildlife from bushfire-affected areas in northern NSW.

Mayor defends Byron council on koalas

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has defended the council’s work protecting koalas after acclaimed Northern Rivers-based environmentalist Dailan Pugh said the council didn’t give ‘a stuff’ about the endangered animals.

Nearly 25 years after calling for council koala plans, NSW govt has approved 6 – sort of

When was the last time you saw a koala ‘in the wild’? Alive? A NSW state inquiry on koala populations is underway, with a public...

Who will rescue endangered animals at risk of dying from bushfires?

While RFS volunteers were busy assessing property damage and Cr Mustow was calling for people to register themselves on a survival list run by Red Cross late last week, Mr Pugh said nobody was allowed into the fire-impacted area south of Casino to check on wildlife.

Greens councillor defends staff over West Byron rezoning report

A Greens councillor has sprung to the defence of staff over a rezoning report which was roundly criticised at the November 22 meeting by...

Labor examines party’s history on environment

How can community movements work with progressive governments to achieve real outcomes for the environment? That’s the question that will debate in an event this Friday (November 16).

North Coast environmentalist enters hall of fame

North Coast environmental campaigner Dailan Pugh has won the prestigious Alan Strom Hall of Fame award at the annual NSW Environment Awards, presented by the Nature Conservation Council.

State government probity lacking over major Byron development 

A local environmental activist claims the state government has treated the West Byron development proposals with a ‘lack of professionalism’, adding agencies 'inexplicably dropped recommendations' and that 'no independent reports were requested'.

How Green is your Council? A closer look 

Mayor Simon Richardson has defended the lack of environmental credentials of his Council after activist Dailan Pugh highlighted a lack ecological expertise and the ever increasing development pressures.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.