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Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

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Missing teenager found

Police say a thirteen-year-old girl reported missing from Tweed Heads earlier this week has been found safe and well.

Firearm and drugs seized during vehicle stop; pair charged – Mullumbimby

A man and woman have been charged with drug and firearm offences following a vehicle stop in Mullumbimby.

Helping hand – have you seen the tinny?

At the height of the floods my lovely young neighbour, Brian, was all over the place helping people. Also,...

Millions needed for drainage maintenance in the north of Byron Shire

Byron Council would need to find more than $4 million in its budget to kick-start the process of bringing drainage maintenance in the north of the Shire up to a desirable standard, a staff report has found.

Women scientists are less likely to be credited for their work

Gender gap in publication and patent authorship suggests women’s contributions to science are ignored or unappreciated.

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

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Photos reveal devastating toll of ‘walls of death’

Shocking pictures of marine life killed or injured by Queensland shark nets have been obtained under FOI and released this morning by Sea Shepherd Australia, showing dolphins, rays and turtles caught in nets.

Great Australian Bight important habitat for cetaceans

On far north coast whales and dolphins are part of our lives – there’s nothing better than heading to Cape Byron to look for these beautiful cetaceans.

Will Ballina get the ‘holy grail’ of shark deterrents?

Has the private company Shark Shield found the holy grail of shark deterrents? A device not just effective for a few metres, but for around a 100 metres?

Protect dolphins

George Greenough, Broken Head. I have had several incidents with dolphins where they have protected me from sharks. They formed a very tight circle around and...

Dolphins make a splash in Ballina

Hundreds gathered in Ballina on Tuesday night to celebrate music and watch the annual North Coast Entertainment Industry Association present trophies to this year's winners of the Dolphins Awards.

Dolphin steals a late Valentines kiss at Byron Bay

Local photographer Sean O'Shea captured the moment when two dolphins shared a moment of joy at Wategos Beach on Sunday.

Shark nets killing dolphins and whales

Dean Jefferys, marine conservation yacht Migaloo. As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) gets underway this week in Slovenia and as Japan commits its first dolphin kill in Taiji, we have gathered in Hervey Bay to urge for whale and dolphin freedom.

Australians launch lawsuit to defend Taiji dolphins

An alliance of animal welfare groups led by Australia for Dolphins (afd.org.au) has initiated legal proceedings on behalf of dolphins caught in the bloody drive hunts in Japan.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.