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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Party with a conscience

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink – the party with a conscience, is on this weekend at the Billi Pub. DJs...

Young people rally for a climate-positive budget

On Sunday hundreds of young people took part in a rally in Brisbane with a clear message for Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers: protect our future by ensuring no new funding for fossil fuels in the October budget update.

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

Torres Strait Islanders win historic human rights fight

A group of eight Torres Strait Islander people have made international legal history, after the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that the Australian Government is violating its human rights obligations to them through climate change inaction.

Third time the charm for Alstonville FC’s senior women as they win 2022 grand final

The Alstonville Football Club’s women’s premier league footballers have won this year’s grand final 1-0 against a very competitive...

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Motorist gets parking fine withdrawn

A fine for parking in a disabled space in the Byron Woolies carpark has been withdrawn by Byron Shire Council after the motorist challenged whether the signage was visible and whether council could legally patrol the area.

Don’t take it to the limit

Are you over the limit? Education is the key to a good guess say the Steer group after testing over 800 people in the Byron Shire throughout December.

Thus Spake Mungo: Bye bye Bernardi

In less exciting times, many in the Liberal Party – probably most – would have viewed the defection of Cory Bernardi with more relief than dismay. Understandably, they regard the South Australian senator as a royal (or at least monarchist) pain in the arse.

Forgivene$$

The Royal Commission Into Child Sexual Abuse has again stirred emotion over horrendous acts perpetrated in God’s name. The Commission’s latest public hearing, Case Study...

Fire ants a flaming threat from the very near north

Fire ants are threatening northern NSW and central Queensland and the current eradication program is not up to the job, according to a recent...

Murdoch buys Northern Star, Daily News and others

Murdoch’s News Corp has signed a $36.6 million deal to buy APN News & Media’s Australian regional newspaper business, which includes The Northern Star and Tweed Daily News.

Greens join backlash over live animal export footage

Greens candidate for Page Kudra Falla-Ricketts has joined the chorus of condemnation over the mistreatment of Australian cattle exported to Vietnam.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.