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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Storylines – Working with mob

Many are asking ‘who do I talk to?’ if I want to work with mob? Taking the time to yarn, engage and build relationships is key.

Hundreds charged up for the Chinny challenge

Those who took the time to travel to the top of Mount Chincogan on the weekend were treated to a sunny afternoon and wonderful scenery during the Chinny Charge.

Interview with Lisa Cowan, founder and executive producer of Art Byron

Love or fear and the Art of Byron The inaugural art gathering for Art Byron has been waiting for two...

Urban trees and forests are very vulnerable to climate change: how should we shore them up?

New research predicts most of our favourite city trees are at risk from global warming.

Honing the art of deep listening

The impacts of the floods earlier in the year are far-reaching, and the Mullumbimby High School P&C has recently received a $50,000 flood grant from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) to help the entire community.

Call to halt approved Kingscliff developments over flood risks

Kingscliff locals fear that approved, but not yet built developments, will cause more intense flooding of existing houses in the future if the developments go ahead.

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Apply for disaster relief for Cyclone Debbie today

Were you affected by Cyclone Debbie? If you are eligible for the Disaster Recovery Payment or Disaster Recovery Allowance you need to get your application in by tomorrow January 19.

Budget cuts threaten disaster response: Oxfam

The looming cuts to aid in next week’s federal budget pose a risk to the ability of aid agencies to prepare for and respond...

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.