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Is polluting a lake in a national park to support new housing ok?
From Byron Bay to Evans Head to Casino the questions about how we deal with what is politely termed ‘effluent’, and how that may or may not destroy our local environment, demand real and urgent answers.
World record holder turns to canvas
Renowned Australian multidisciplinary artist, Space Cowboy, is showcasing his latest art exhibition at the JEFA Gallery, in his hometown of Byron Bay.
Share flood stories at Mullum Farmers Market
To mark the anniversary of the 28 February 2022 flooding of Mullumbimby, which was followed by continued flooding throughout...
Adam’s second bite at the Lismore apple
The Greens candidate for the seat of Lismore, Adam Guise has run this race once before in 2015, where he gained a notable swing toward the Greens in the primary vote.
Roller derby rocks the Cavanbah Centre
The local roller derby season got underway for the year with local teams hosting the Northern Rivers Revolt earlier...
Women of song at The Con
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium (The Con), in association with Musica Viva Australia, is pleased to present a special event in its Concert Room on Friday 28 April – Women of Song. This innovative new show developed by the acclaimed Jessie Lloyd of Mission Songs Project includes themes of intergenerational practices, singing on, and from, Country, commitment to community, and preserving knowledge in song. It’s an intimate celebration of the ‘here and now’ of Indigenous culture, a rare mix of spontaneous conversation and songs exploring the modern-day practice and living heart of the world’s oldest living culture.
Two to appear in Tweed Court after alleged import of ‘ice’ and cocaine
Two people have been extradited from Queensland and charged following an 18-month investigation into an alleged attempted importation of six kilograms of methylamphetamine and cocaine into NSW.
Stories about "free healthcare":
Where have all the GPs gone?
May Australian towns are facing a big problem. They don’t have enough doctors. One by one, GPs have either retired or moved away without being replaced. They also don't have free healthcare – have you ever wondered why?
Appeal to locate man last seen at Casino on way to Tweed
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man from Grafton missing from the North Coast area.
Do you still need help to get two rooms fixed after the 2022 flood?
More than 80 Lismore residents have had help getting a few rooms in their flood-impacted homes re-sheeted and habitable following the devastating 2022 floods. The...
$15,000 fine and warnings over illegal logging in Kyogle Shire
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Urbenville-based logging company Rojech Pty Ltd were fined $15,000 earlier this month over logging operations near the entrance to the Border Ranges National Park in Kyogle Shire.
No street gathering policy for Ballina Shire
A majority of Ballina Shire councillors have voted against a Greens-led motion for a new policy enabling resident-led street closures for gatherings and play.