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What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

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What a weekend! National Circus Fest success at Mullum

It was a big weekend of acrobatic feats at the National Circus Fest, held at the Mullum Showgrounds.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Road access from Bilambil Heights to Tweed Heads via Scenic Drive restored

The significant washout of two sections of Scenic Drive during the devastating flood of February–March left the route inaccessible.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.

Local MPs to embark on flood fact finding mission

Four local MPs will tour the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Brisbane headquarters tomorrow on a fact finding mission that will hopefully assist the flood recovery process in the Northern Rivers.

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.

Stories about "forests":

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Changes to private native forestry codes

NSW Farmers has welcomed the state government's changes to private native forestry codes to ensure the long term sustainability of this important component of land management. 

Following the lead of Western Australia and Victoria

Following the leads of Western Australia and Victoria by adopting a plan to phase out logging of public native forests, is what a local alliance is asking of the NSW Government.

NEFA proposes 7,000 ha Sandy Creek Koala Park

The North East Forest Alliance is proposing that 7,000 ha of public land south-west of Casino become the Sandy Creek Koala Park, to restore koalas and other threatened species

Planet Watch: Farmers, forests & climate change

Farmers, forests and climate change: The way that humans use and change the land and its vegetation can have a profound effect on the climate, and can either counteract or exacerbate climate change.

Lest we forget: are the forest wars coming again?

Community action called for as state government looks at weakening logging regulations that environmentalists say 'will directly result in the deaths of many of NSW’s most threatened animal species'.

Lismore at the HART of helping transport needs

It is challenging enough when you need to get around to medical appointments let alone if you don’t have access to transport. 

Road access from Bilambil Heights to Tweed Heads via Scenic Drive restored

The significant washout of two sections of Scenic Drive during the devastating flood of February–March left the route inaccessible.

$700,000 on offer to Northern Rivers charities

With the key focus areas of health, young people and social wellbeing Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation has $700,000 available to not-for-profit and community groups.

Bluesfest offers Doobies as one and three day tickets go on sale?

Bluesfest has announced that The Doobie Brothers will be bringing their 50th Anniversary Tour to the festival stage on closing night of the 2023 festival weekend.