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Tracking the hardening coast

Researchers are watching our shorelines get harder and simpler.

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Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must...

Egotistic rabble

Strident anti-vaxxers claim that COVID-19 vaccination violates their individual sovereignty and freedom. However, there’s not a beep from them...

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

Slanted and bulldozed

Thanks to Paul Bibby for his (22 September) story, which addresses the outcome of the Council meeting on 16...

Tracking the hardening coast

Researchers are watching our shorelines get harder and simpler.

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The storm season has started

The storm season has officially started, the NSW Government and NSW State Emergency Service (SES) have announced.

Worried about the impact of fire in your community?

As the impact of climate change continues to make communities vulnerable to heat, drought, flood and fire as the planet heats up communities are looking to come together and plan for the future.

Tweed Council ‘opts-in’ to flooding clause

There is no denying that the Tweed Shire has areas that are flood prone so there was some surprise that there was resistance to...

Nature-based Solutions to decrease flooding

Local groups say support and interest is growing for Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to be considered as a flood mitigation option for Lismore and to be included in the Flood Risk Management Plan.

Humans and wildlife need help during and post floods

The recent storms and flooding across NSW and Queensland has left not only the human communities devastated but also wildlife.

Ballina’s traffic chaos

Wow! How great is the traffic jam coming into Ballina every morning? I thought I was on Ewingsdale Road!

Ballina – wet weather roads and services update

Ballina Council has warned that several roads have been closed in the area due to the impact of floodwaters.

Ballina roads impacted by flooding

Ballina Council has this morning announced the current situation regarding rain-affected roads and services.

Cr Ekins wants to share her love of Lismore

In our final story about some of the contenders to be Lismore's next mayor, the shire's longest-serving councillor, Vanessa Ekins, talks about her connections with the area, and hopes for Lismore's future.

Nature’s revenge

Clive Quick, Rous Regarding Ballina Council’s warnings of tidal flooding in various streets in the Ballina Shire (Echo online,12 January). For several decades we have been...

Recycling polystyrene just got easier at Lismore’s Recycling & Recovery Centre

The Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre has a new machine that can recycle polystyrene which will help the facility increase the capacity to deal with this earth-wrecking synthetic-aromatic-hydrocarbon-polymer.

4WDs multiplying on Seven Mile Beach?

Beach users in Lennox Head are reporting much higher numbers of 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach recently, along with an increase in hooning behaviour. Since...

Julian Assange: the name that cannot be uttered

Since the news came through I have been keeping an eye and an ear out for further reporting in the mainstream media. Needless to...

NSW – bad to worse

While Gladys has left the building and we have a new religious fanatic in the top job, things are looking very grim in the...