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Did you try to vote with iVote in the LGA elections?

The NSW Electoral Commission says they are aware that some iVote users were unable to gain access to the system to vote on Saturday.

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Cr Cadwallader ready to backflip on the dam?

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Responsible dog owner

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Lismore’s new mayor ‘looking forward to working on a united, productive council’

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Cr Basil Cameron’s Mayoral choice

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Council inspectors visit Limpinwood logging site

Tweed Shire Council inspectors yesterday inspected the controversial Hewittville private forestry site at Limpinwood and have given assurances that logging has not resumed despite the concerns of some locals.

Anti-forestry group ejected from audit of endangered trees

A representative of the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) was ejected from a meeting that he called with the Environment Protection Authority at Gibberagee State Forest after it was ‘gatecrashed by the Forestry Corporation’.

Iron Gates opponents want EPA investigation details released

Opponents of a proposed residential development at Iron Gates in Evans Head are calling on the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to release details of their decision not to prosecute the developer of this environmentally sensitive site on the Evans River.

EPA fines sugar co-op $15,000 over toxic discharge

The NSW Sugar Milling Co-Operative has been fined $15,000 over a toxic discharge into the Richmond River from the Broadwater mill in September, 10 months after being cautioned for a similar incident at the company’s Harwood mill.

Ballina to address private forestry concerns

The Ballina Shire Council is looking to crack down on private forestry activity in the shire to prevent the clearing of koala habitat trees and other native vegetation.

Casino logging inquiry flawed: environment group

The North East Forest Alliance is outraged that it has been blocked from attending a site inspection being held as part of an inquiry into the EPA’s handling of complaints of logging breaches by the Forestry Corporation

Northern rivers logging practices under scrutiny

The NSW Environment Defenders Office is calling for tougher penalties for loggers breaching conditions in northern rivers forests in the wake of the paltry $300 fines issued against Forestry Corporation for logging koala habitat in Royal Camp state forest near Casino last year.

EPA inquiry to consider Royal Camp failings

An upper house inquiry into the culture and management at the highest levels of the EPA will specifically include references to Royal Camp State Forest, near Casino, and Santos' CSG wastewater spill.

And just like that the border opens (next Monday)

In a Ministerial press release, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland borders will re-open to domestic hotspots from 1am, Monday December 13.

Minister causing ‘serious and irreversible harm’ in State forests

North East Forest Alliance have accused the Ministers for Environment and Foresty, Matt Kean and Paul Toole, of dereliction of duty for failing to implement the minimal changes recommended by the Natural Resources Commission.

Dunghutti artist wins Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award

Dunghutti artist and elder Gus Kelly has won the first Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award with his powerful drawing Nobody Told Me There’d Be...

Pedalling towards better health

A new study estimates that millions of lives could be extended if people rode bicycles rather than driving cars.