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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

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NSW says ‘No’ to decriminalising drugs but pivots towards a health-based response

After waiting almost three years to respond to the recommendations of the NSW Ice Inquiry NSW Premier, Dominic Perrottet, has rejected the recommendation to decriminalise use of illicit drugs. 

‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

Businesses launch campaign against holiday let policy

Businesses who say they would be adversely impacted by Council’s proposal to cap holiday letting to 90 days have gone on the offensive by launching a PR campaign.

National Circus Festival: 30 September–2 October

It’s finally here and everyone is beyond excited. This weekend the National Circus Festival makes its way to the...

Labor leader promises to stop Murwillumbah mega-school merger if they win election

NSW Labor leader Chris Minns has promised concerned parents, teachers, and the community that if Labor win the next election they will not follow through with the mega-school merger that is currently underway in Murwillumbah.

This league of pets are super

The best things about the school holidays are the awesome films created for kids, and a great film for...

Stories about "environmental levy":

Byron set to spend environmental levy on rock wall

Byron Shire Cr Basil Cameron. The rush to build a rock wall at Belongil has already seen $300,000 diverted. Now Environmental Levy funds are proposed to be raided.

Green levy plan for Tweed knocked down

Tweed's Greens councillor has helped knock back an environmental levy until the shire's sustainability strategy is completed, saying it could be used for the wrong purpose.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.