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Flood-prone land in Murwillumbah swapped for flood-free land 

It has been five years in the making but the innovative land swap of flood-prone land for flood-free land in Murwillumbah is underway with a second round of ‘expressions of interest’ about to open. 

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Committee to examine teacher shortages

The NSW Upper House’s Education Committee say they have commenced an inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Locals tix on offer for Writers Fest

Byron Writers Festival is again offering Sunday locals’ passes, supported for the third time by partners, Stone & Wood.

Get booked, from July 1

The annual Byron Shire Book Fair is finally going ahead from Friday July 1 to Sunday July 3 from 9am to 4pm at the Byron Bay Surf Club.

Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in...

Missing teenager found

Police say a thirteen-year-old girl reported missing from Tweed Heads earlier this week has been found safe and well.

Fooling no one

Danny Wakil isn’t fooling anyone (Letters, 15 June). He is obviously pro-Israel, but his tone and talking points belie...

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Fortunate life for Red Earth Farmers

Belinda and Neil Fortune turned their passion for food and seasonal eating into a living when they started their own market garden in the Byron hinterland five years ago.

Man falls from roof in Fernleigh

On Sunday a man fell from a room at Fernleigh sustaining very serious injuries.

First Nations place-names under Ballina council spotlight

Greater efforts at reconciliation with First Nations people in the Ballina Shire when it comes to place-names is to happen after furious agreement at June’s council meeting.

Police seeking public assistance following Byron Bay assault

A serious assault in Byron Bay on Friday, 3 June, 2022 has led to police releasing further CCTV footage and another appeal for information from the public. 

Festival/Byron Council relations strained, motion passes

The operations manager of the Byron Music Festival says her attempts to run the event this year were cruelled by Byron Council staff, who allegedly provided organisers with false information and spoke to them like they were ‘idiots’.

Govt considers underwriting small energy retailers after Enova’s collapse

In the wake of the collapse of local green energy retailer, Enova, the NSW government say they are considering underwriting small energy retailers who face unfair market competition from large retailers who also generate electricity.