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Ballina mayor vies for second term ‘leading the rebuild’

Ballina Shire’s mayoral race this September looks to be a competition between two women, one progressive, the other conservative, after both candidates announced campaigns last week.

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Karkalla at Home: 110 recipes using native foods

Karkalla at Home is a vibrant cookbook that brings Australia’s wonderful bounty of unique native foods into the home...

Fingal residents celebrate Cubby Bakehouse backdown over illegal development

The illegal development of the Fingal General Store into a commercial bakery was ended on Tuesday when Cubby’s development application (DA) was modified to remove the commercial bakery.

Getting the word out on wildlife

The Young and Wild project by young women and run by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has produced wildlife stickers and murals, all to raise awareness of the plight of our native animals.

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

NSW Labor’s mental health reform aims to streamline agencies

Despite the presence of many high-quality services, the difficulties involved in navigating the mental health system as a whole can make seeking help a distressing experience rather than a therapeutic one.

Visual pollution

I live rurally, not far from Mullumbimby, and I remember the time before a rural garbage service existed. It required...

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Queensland flooding disaster update

Record rainfall continues to pound Far North Queensland in the wake of Cyclone Jasper, with planes underwater at Cairns Airport, more than 250 emergency rescues overnight, and people trapped on the roof of the hospital in Wujal Wujal.

Tweed boating trip turns fatal

A boating venture on the Tweed River ended in tragedy on Saturday when the vessel capsized and a passenger died.

Two in hospital, including officer, after perilous arrest

A Northern Rivers man wanted for arrest and an officer trying to arrest him are both in hospital after a disastrous encounter in the early hours of the morning.

Federal Labor funds Mullum hospital site masterplan  

A $263,000 federal grant has been awarded to Byron Shire Council for a masterplan and development strategy for the former Mullumbimby Hospital site.

Paddle-out for innovative shaper, Geoff McCoy

There are shapers and there are shapers.  Geoff McCoy was our local eminent, and world-recognised, master surfboard shaper. I call this gaggle of exclusive surfboard...