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Sugarwood Drive, Tweed Heads – Changed overnight traffic conditions  

Motorists are advised of changed overnight traffic conditions next week on Sugarwood Drive, Tweed Heads.

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The joy of new talent

Discovering new talent is one of the joys of any comedy festival. Every year the Byron Comedy Festival cherry-picks the brightest and boldest of emerging new talent to present at their annual event. This year they are presenting two of Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s most loved newcomers and stars of their roadshow, Lewis Garnham and Scout Boxall.

First observations of meltwater eating away at Antarctic ice shelves

Scientists who have witnessed Antarctic ice shelf decay are escalating concerns that rising air temperatures will push these frozen masses to unprecedented fractures.

Reconstruction Authority review submissions deadline extended

The closing date for submissions to a statutory review into the NSW Reconstruction Authority Act 2022 has been extended until Monday, 17 June.

Households warned against smoke alarm complacency

Firefighters, NRL stars and other top athletes are urging households across the state to make sure they have working smoke alarms fitted in their homes, as Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) launches its annual Winter Fire Safety Campaign.

Photo of the week – 29 May 2024

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End of NSW rice monopoly welcomed by Northern Rivers farmers

Rice is a vital part of food security globally, but irrigated rice also produces a lot of methane producer because of the bacteria generated through irrigation.

Stories about "Draft Byron Residential Strategy":

How big should Byron become?

‘How much is enough’ is the question posed for an upcoming forum that will consider how Byron grows into the future. 

Local MP pushes for social housing at hospital site 

What negotiations are happening behind closed doors with the former Mullum hospital site? 

SHIFT staying put in Byron

Established in 2019, Linen SHIFT is a social enterprise commercial laundry of the SHIFT Project – a learning environment where women can acquire work readiness skills by practising them on the job. 

Why jobseekers were abandoned

Many were left puzzled by the recent federal budget by Labor Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, with its projected surplus of $9.3 billion. 

Kingscliff locals concerned over proposal to remove trees at Merve Edwards Fields for AFL

The potential of removing trees from the Merve Edwards Fields site at Kingscliff to accommodate the Kingscliff Junior AFL Club has raised concerns of locals and neighbours who say that this is not a proposal they support.