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Mullumbimby railway station burns down

At around midnight last night, a fire started which engulfed the old Mullumbimby railway station. It's been twenty years since the last train came through, but the building has been an important community hub, providing office space for a number of organisations, including COREM, Mullum Music Festival and Social Futures.

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A grim commemoration

US President Jo Biden, responding to a question, made the comment that the US is considering the dropping of...

Funds sought to complete clubhouse

Byron Bay Football Club may finally get the funds to complete its new clubhouse, with Byron councillors to consider loaning the club $200,000 at this week’s meeting.

What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Teenager arrested following an alleged stabbing

A teenager remains in police custody following an alleged stabbing at a church in Sydney’s south-west overnight.

Metal is back at The Northern

Beast Machine are coming home from a successful spell in the United States and the thrash/metal two-piece with their massive sound layered with riff-driven guitars and thundering drums are coming to lift the roof off of the Backroom. Check out their new music video currently out for their latest single ‘Pretend’, which is featured in HEAVY magazine.

Stories about "Farmers for Climate Action":

Why a warming climate creates more devastating rain impacts

Extreme rain and flooding will continue to get worse for decades to come as we have at least another 0.4 degrees of global warming locked in that is likely to be reached by 2030 – in the next ten years. 

Climate change driving up food prices

Australians are already paying more for meat, bread, dairy and fruit because climate change is disrupting food supply chains, according to a new report from Farmers for Climate Action.

Lismore community resilience forum

On Tuesday 9 June the organisation Farmers for Climate Action will be hosting a free online Zoom forum for the people of Lismore and the wider Northern Rivers on the subject of climate change, fake news and community resilience.

Creating a sustainable future without gas

With a fossil-fueled storm brewing, Farmers for Climate Action (FCA) say the Federal Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap places too much emphasis on the ongoing role of fossil fuels, especially gas,

Editorial: Nats fail farmers

On November 30, 1987 – thirty years ago – Monash University hosted the inaugural Greenhouse conference that was to start  planning a response to the global warming that scientists had been warning of since at least the 60s.

Farmers on the frontline of climate change

‘Business as usual is no longer an option’ is the key message from the not-for-profit advocacy organisation Farmers for Climate Action, which is launching a new crowd-funded television campaign across regional screens from March 24.

Flood insurance inquiry’s North Coast hearings 

A public hearing into insurers’ responses to the 2022 flood was held in Lismore last Thursday, with one local insurance brokerage business owner describing the compact that exists between insurers and society as ‘broken’. 

Getting ready for the 24/25 bush fire season

With this year’s official NSW Bush Fire Danger Period closing on March 21, our thoughts are now turned toward to 2024-25 season and Essential Energy has begun surveying its powerlines in and around the North Coast region.

Keeping watch on Tyalgum Road

Residents keen to stay up to date on the status of the temporary track at Tyalgum Road – particularly during significant rain events – are urged to sign up to a new SMS alert system launched by Tweed Shire Council.

Blaming Queensland again

I was astounded to read Mandy Nolan’s article ‘Why The Nude Beach Is A Wicked Problem’, in which she implied that it may largely...