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Housing waiting lists jump over 100 per cent for Northern Rivers

Crisis response needed from NSW state government as listings for priority housing increase over 100 per cent in multiple Northern Rivers regions.

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Is consciousness necessary?

As science progresses the magical, spiritual, perceptions of the world fall away into the garbage trucks that pass by...

Cynical Swivel

I was utterly horrified to hear Cr Mark Swivel touting a ‘community land trust for conservation’ concept as his...

Chinny Charge entries now open!

Now’s the time to enter the Chinny Charge up Mullumbimby’s local mountain on Saturday, September 21.  The annual run and...

Police make arrest over Wallum protests

Save Wallum protectors, a NSW MLC and a retired magistrate have questioned the use of police resources after those supporting efforts to save rare ecological heathland in Brunswick Heads from urban development were contacted by Tweed-Byron Police Detectives.

Laura Tingle

To the Most Honourable Professor of Good Sense, David Lowe, I’ve just read your opinion in our beloved Byron...

Can I have more?

Whooo hooo! Byron Bay business community donates $1,360 to BayFM… ‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’ should have...

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33 roadkill koalas (so far) this year is 33 too many

We don't always see our fluffy friends until it's too late and Lismore Council is hoping to help us get better at knowing where koalas are, so we can slow down and watch out for them.

Editorial – Should Mullum’s water remain locally sourced?

The push by members of Council’s Water and Sewer Advisory Committee (WSAC) to retain Mullum’s local water supply is heating up...

Relocalising to find the life we all dream of

Everywhere we look we see signs of economic downturn, environmental destruction and social breakdown. It’s easy to wonder how we can ever improve our lives and those of our kids.

Mullet fishers destroy dunes and native plants at Gawandii Beach, Shaws Bay

Locals and Tuckombil Landcare have expressed concerns over damage to the dunes at Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay by fisher people who are accessing the beach for the mullet harvesting season. 

Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.