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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek
A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.
Tyre wrecking tacks found on rail trail
Police from Tweed Byron Police District have commenced an investigation after hundreds of tacks, nails and screws were found...
The May Day
Forget the first, 6 May is the day that Luna Wine Store welcomes 30 of Australia’s most exciting winemakers and natural wine importers to the region for the Full Moon Natural Wine Festival at the Eltham Hotel.
Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A fluid God
Why is the ultra-right targeting trans kids? Opportunistic neo-Nazis are using transphobia as their PR exercise. Like abortion, trans issues, and in particular issues around schools and the rights of trans kids, are emotionally charged. For those who have chosen bigotry and fear over acceptance and inclusion, polarised viewpoints create ignition points for hate and violence.
Dispatches from the polling booths
The political pendulum always swings, sometimes quite savagely, knocking out MPs. The late swing to Labor was detected a few days before the election by Newspoll.
Bulga Forest logging ‘suspended’
The NSW Forestry Corporation has changed the status of a contentious area of Bulga Forest from ‘active’ to ‘suspended’.
Byron Council staff push for Mullum’s water supply to become part of Rous
A committee that makes recommendations to Council around water and sewage management in the Shire is calling for Mullum’s water supply to remain at Lavertys Gap weir in Wilsons Creek.
Stories about "DCP":
Editorial – Clinging onto biodiversity
In case anyone missed the memo, there’s almost no housing, let alone affordable housing, available in Byron Shire.
Plans for the future of Byron Bay’s town centre
What will Byron Bay look like in the future? How will the town be shaped, grow, change and develop?
Can we improve the development application (DA) process?
Locals are increasingly finding themselves facing large inappropriate development applications (DAs) that dramatically impact on amenity and diminish biodiversity. Arguably this has already occurred...
Housing supply the key to Lismore growth: Dowell
With almost 4,000 new dwellings required for the proposed growth of Lismore and its villages, planning is underway to manage the housing supply.
Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters
There is probably not one adult who hasn’t been grateful for the job that firefighters have done in this country, particularly in the aftermath of the The 2019–20 Australian bushfires.
Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes
The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.
Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum
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It’s quite an achievement to own and operate a business for 30 years and more so with your life partner and that’s exactly what David and Kim Smith have done.
Working with Nature at the Living Lab
Living Lab Northern Rivers has opened their new exhibition 'Working with Nature' this week in their Lismore shopfront space, giving visitors the chance to learn more about flood mitigation strategies.