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No letup in the struggle for climate justice

The 43 per cent emissions target passed last week in the House of Representatives lacks the ambition needed to radically diminish Australia’s contribution to global warming. It’s too little, too late.

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Council acknowledges desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps

Last night Lismore Council looked at House Relocations, Land swaps and Buy Backs when Councillor Adam Guise’s moved a motion that “Council acknowledges flood impacted ratepayers' desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps."

Flood on Prince Street

It seems that the strongest impediment to the Prince Street temporary housing is the addition of fill to the...

Everything Everywhere All At Once

The Federal Film Society work at building community through film and food every second Saturday of the month at...

Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out...

Out of the Blue Adventures wins Tourism Hero Award

A local whale watching and eco-tourism business has been announced as one of the region's Local Tourism Heroes at a gala dinner co-hosted by Destination North Coast.

Top tips for feline friends this International Cat Day

Some silly humans think that it's money that makes the world go around – we all know it's cats!

Stories about "Gaza":

Lobbying over Gaza atrocities

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre. Gaza is again in the news because of Israel's massacre of 32 and injuring of over 1,400 civilian protesters so it is imperative that we have a letter writing campaign and support as much as possible these events.

Australia’s silence on Gaza killings show PM’s true colours

While condemning every killing of an Israeli by terrorists, Australia can't bring itself to say a word when Israeli soldiers deliberately kill unarmed protesters.

Rogue-state Israel continues its ‘murder’

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre, Byron Bay. Israel swapped the blood of the paschal lamb this Passover for the blood of Palestinians but there was no staying of the Angel of Death.

A tale of two cities: Gaza and Byron

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre, Byron Bay. Byron Bay, part of our Rainbow Region, has a proud tradition of supporting human rights and the environment and opposing militarism. The people of Gaza in Palestine deserve our help, so let's take a step in this direction by twinning Byron Bay with Gaza City.

Mike Carlton: Gaza is Israel’s Vietnam

So Hamas wins. No matter how Israel and its friends spin it, the raw fact is that this 'indefinite ceasefire' leaves Hamas unbeaten in Gaza.

Ghosts of Gaza haunt Byron forum

Ghosts were in the air at the forum and fundraiser for Gaza at the Byron Community Centre (BCC) Theatre on Sunday: the ghosts of the more than 700,000 Palestinians evicted from their lands in the 'nakba' (catastrophe) that befell them at the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.

Gaza massacre focus of Byron forum

The Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza will be the focus of talks in Byron Bay tonight aimed at taking local action to highlight the conflict.

Here & Now #64

I live on a community. I hope it doesn't get invaded. I hope it is never unlucky enough to have a resource under its fertile soil (like CSG). Or some religious nut with a book and corporate backing doesn't decide that this land is his, given to him by God.

Flood on Prince Street

It seems that the strongest impediment to the Prince Street temporary housing is the addition of fill to the site, which will add to...

Editorial – Bye bye, Prince St froggies

It’s worth pausing to reflect on the mass frogacide that just happened on Prince Street, Mullum, which was led by unquestioning Byron Shire councillors and Resilience NSW.

Byron Council to vote on major flood recovery works  

Major drainage enhancements in flood-affected areas, and the employment of a Council officer to help residents rebuild and return to their homes, are among a raft of measures proposed by Byron Council under the latest round of disaster funding.

Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out of the news and out...