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Unapproved cabin stop order upheld

The NSW Land & Environment Court has upheld Byron Council’s decision to order a local landowner to stop renting out a 40-year-old rural cabin in Middle Pocket because it was an unapproved dwelling.

Ballina Shire Council Australia Day Ceremony

Ballina Shire Council is hosting an Australia Day ceremony at Lennox Head Cultural Centre, Park Lane, Lennox Head from 9am–11am.

Missing woman, Elanora

Police have charged a 30-year-old man with multiple domestic violence offences as the search continues for 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman,...

Old ANZ Mullum

The old ANZ Bank building on Burringbar Street in Mullum is now a bathhouse; such yuppy city indulgence to...

Vinnies

What have they done to our Vinnies here in Mullum? They’ve killed it! It has reopened and it is...

Dr Philip Nitschke to visit Lismore

Controversial founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke will hold a free public meeting on NSW’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act at the Lismore Workers Club on Saturday.

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Pension changes unfair

Lorraine Cobcroft, Pottsville. It's alarming that the Greens agreed to the government's short-sighted proposal to change the taper rate for aged pension asset testing.

Thus Spake Mungo: Hockey’s budget hangover

Our ever cheerful Treasurer Joe Hockey reports that the reaction to his budget has been fantastic. Well, enjoy the party Joe, because all the signs are that the morning after hangover is going to be a doozy, writes Mungo MacCallum.

Thus Spake Mungo: Tony channels Yabba to gee up the punters

The aim of the budget is not to make changes, but to produce enough of a warm and fuzzy feeling in the opinion polls so that the beleaguered government can catch its electoral breath, writes Mungo MacCallum.

Budget week: Abbott’s war on mums and China

The government artfully managed to make much of the budget week conversation about an attack on working mothers. 'Double dipping’ has been mentioned over 9000 times in the media since last Monday,

‘Stop savage budget cuts’ implores north coast MP

Richmond Labor MP Justine Elliot has called on the coalition government to abandon ‘savage and cruel cuts’ imposed in last year’s federal budget in tonight's budget announcement.

Budget cuts threaten disaster response: Oxfam

The looming cuts to aid in next week’s federal budget pose a risk to the ability of aid agencies to prepare for and respond...

Community legal centres face closure after federal cutbacks

Community legal services across the north coast will cease providing vital support services in July following savage budget cuts from the federal government unless they are reverse in the upcoming May budget.

North coast youth lose vital service

Dawn Walker, Greens federal spokesperson for Tweed. The closure of the national youth support program, Youth Connections, means our region’s most vulnerable teenagers are at risk of harm.

Saint Bob of the Greens in Lennox Head

With hardly a vacant seat in the auditorium, Bob Brown kept the party faithful’s eyes, ears and hearts glued to the stage on Saturday...

Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

Dr Philip Nitschke to visit Lismore

Controversial founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke will hold a free public meeting on NSW’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act at the Lismore Workers Club on Saturday.

Old ANZ Mullum

The old ANZ Bank building on Burringbar Street in Mullum is now a bathhouse; such yuppy city indulgence to far removed from being authentic...