It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential
The manager of iconic Australian rock band INXS wants to be part of an exciting new arts and entertainment hub in Ballina. And mayoral candidate Jeff Johnson thinks the council could help him build his Golden Playpen.
The 2016 Local Government Election is on this Saturday for all councils in the northern rivers area except for the Tweed. Voting is compulsory for all people enrolled in the Ballina, Byron and Lismore electorates and fines do apply for not voting.
Kingscliff property developer Gales Holgins is seeking to increase truck movements by bringing in fill from the M1 road works rather than using fill from the development site. But Kingscliff Ratepayers and Progress Association say that the impact on residents and business is too high a cost to pay.