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Waste solutions

Australia has a waste problem. Take plastic for example. Australians throw away around 179 million empty bottles of shampoo,...

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Strong winds and good tides set up a race day of fast sailing on the Tweed River

Matt Andrews with his trusty crew puts Powder Monkeys through its paces. Photo supplied. A big incoming tide and a...

Cinema: Seriously Red

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RCj3-Pz50 If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton, then this just might be your happy place for the summer. Seriously...

Rip Starters light up twilight cricket

The Rip Starters have played big hitting cricket to go to the top of the Byron Bay twilight cricket...

Education shaping up to be a key battleground in NSW election

There is a teacher shortage and both the NSW Greens and Labor are focussing their efforts on highlighting the situation the NSW public education system is in as they campaign for the next NSW election. 

Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Climate change a threat to local Gondwana rainforest mountain frogs

A new Southern Cross University study predicts that two species of mountain frogs located on the NSW/Queensland border are on track to be extinct by 2055.

Stories about "floods 2022":

Councillors deny filmmaker entry to meeting

Two-time Academy Award-nominated director film-maker, David Bradbury, was refused entry to film Council’s public meeting last Thursday.

Majority of Byron Shire’s roads open

The majority of the road network in the hinterland behind Mullumbimby has re-opened, allowing hundreds of people to access their homes and others who to finally get into Mullum for supplies and support.

A desperate need for structural engineers in Lismore

With news today that Prime Minister Scott Morrison will be visiting Lismore City, Councillor Elly Bird, who is the co-ordinator for Resilient Lismore, says there are urgent matters that need attending to in the town.

Lucy in the sky with rainfall

Lucy Vader was trapped on a Lismore roof for seven hours: 'I have to admit that I’ve had better days, possibly every single day of my life has been better than this.'

Flood catastrophe, again…

The massive February 28 flooding event for the north of the Byron Shire is just starting to ease, and the full extent is still unclear.

Follow the school buses

In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters through rapid connections and a...

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.