24.3 C
Byron Shire
February 22, 2024
Home Tags Great Australian Bight

Latest News

An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

Other News

Stolen flag

I was a strong supporter of the ‘Yes’ campaign in the referendum last year and each Australia Day I...

New board announced for Dirawong Reserve – no former members selected

A new community board has been appointed to oversee the management of the popular Dirawong Reserve at Evans Head.

Wallum vote

Lyon, Swivel, Pugh and Hunter voted on Thursday to let the bulldozers in and destroy Wallum. The Byron electorate...

Tallowood Estate open space deal on hold

Byron Shire Councillors have deferred a decision on whether to accept an offer on a large parcel of forested ridgeline land above the Tallowood Ridge Estate near Mullumbimby.

‘Mandatory’ pesticide spraying deferred at Bruns pod village

Flood-affected residents have had a last-minute reprieve by the NSW Reconstruction Authority, who had planned to spray controversial pesticides at the Bruns pod village.

1,000 people attend BJJ tournament

Over 1,000 people flocked to Byron Bay on the weekend to either compete or spectate at one of Australia’s...

Stories about "Great Australian Bight":

Fight for the Bight paddle out protest Saturday

Support the fight to stop oil mining in the Great Australian Bight at this Saturday's paddle out in Byron and around the country.

Norwegian oil giant refuses to rule out mining the Great Australian Bight

Norwegian oil giant Equinor, have voted down a motion to cease all oil exploration in sensitive frontier areas such as the Great Australian Bight. Drilling in the Bight has the potential to lead to extreme extinction outcomes.

The fight for the Great Australian Bight is on

Locals take up the 'Fight for the Bight' – The Great Australian Bight that is – the question is how much are we prepared to risk for our oil fix?

Police confirm two babies dead on February 11 in Mullumbimby

NSW Police have confirmed that at about 2am Sunday 11 February, emergency services were called to a home in Mullumbimby following reports of a concern for welfare.

Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

Affordable housing summit next week

As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.