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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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Nixie Ryan takes second at Port Stephens Pro

Lennox Head surfer Nixie Ryan was a good wave short in the final of the Port Stephens Pro so had to settle for second place behind World Junior Champion Sierra Kerr last week.

Pain

I am about to undergo knee replacement surgery and have been advised by Tweed Hospital that as this is...

Delay on clothes-optional beach decision 

Tyagarah Beach will remain a clothes-optional location until at least June 30, after the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) bowed to a concerted campaign from the local naturist community.

Time to go? The costly impact of climate change on the housing hip pocket

Jennifer Woods had lived in Wagga Wagga her whole life, a single parent of four children, a social worker and no stranger to what life on a floodplain might throw the way of anyone living there: the town has learnt to cope with floods – 60 have been registered since Federation.

Gratitude for the ‘vagina’ events

This year I joined the V-day dance for the first time and I will treasure this sacred gathering for...

Short film awesomeness

Flickerfest and iQ are back, Thursday to Saturday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall. Go on a remarkable cinematic journey...

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Floodplain petition launched

Mullumbimby resident, Lauren Lieberman, has started a www.change.org petition calling on the Byron Shire Council to reverse plans to develop on floodplains.

Call for audit of Splendour In The Grass as 50,000 capacity questioned 

Tweed Council has called for an independent audit of Splendour In The Grass following the multiple and significant failures of the 2022 event. 

Very wet and very dry: unprecedented droughts and hyper-damaging floods in the future

The world will be pushed to more weather extremes in coming decades, according to two studies which carry stark warnings of floods and droughts, respectively.

BOM clarifies rain warning

Sarah Scully, Senior Meterologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, has this afternoon issued a statement clarifying the BOM's latest understanding of the flood risk to NSW.

Cumbalum shopping centre finally happening?

Ballina Council's last meeting saw movement towards the much-delayed commercial centre for Cumbalum.

Independent review of development on flood-prone land welcomed in Tweed Shire

As we look around the Northern Rivers there is no shortage of evidence of the dangers of building on floodplains and many people are welcoming NSW Planning Minister Anthony Roberts' announcement of an independent review of development in flood-prone parts of the state. 

Flood risk for Evans Head Iron Gates DA may risk lives

The significant flood risks for future residents at the proposed, controversial, Iron Gates development in Evans Head has been called out with locals saying a new flood risk assessment needs to be done.

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.