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Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

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Everything Everywhere All At Once

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

Splendour cash disbursed

Schools and community groups have shared in community grants worth  $50,000 from Splendour in the Grass. 

Splendour in chaos

As a local resident of Wooyung I have watched North Byron Parklands (NBP) increasing their patronage to the maximum...

Recognition for Brunswick SLSC volunteers

Five national medals presented on behalf of Governor General David Hurley were some of the awards given to Brunswick...

The Healthy Minds Club are busy as!

The Lennox-based (and fast-expanding) young men's mental health group are continuing to change lives and inspire the wider community with activities across the region.

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.

Stories about "Guy McKenna":

A Mothers Day to remember

 Matthew Lodge The Gold Coast Suns demolished Melbourne to the tune of 60 points at the MCG on Sunday afternoon in what could only be...

Q-Clash goes Lions way

 Matthew Lodge The Gold Coast Suns will be ruing the one that got away after falling to Queensland state rivals, the Brisbane Lions, by two...

Premiers too strong for Suns

  Matthew Lodge The Gold Coast Suns travelled down to the Sydney Cricket Ground to meet the 2012 premiers, and despite a brave effort in torrid...

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.

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.