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The secret nature of the Iron Gates case
Despite a comprehensive refusal of the development application for residential development at the Iron Gates at Evans Head last year the DA is still ‘live’ in the NSW Land & Environment Court as the developer pushes back.
Tweed Sustainability Awards kick off with nominations now open
Nominations for outstanding efforts by members of the Tweed community to protect and care for the Tweed’s precious environment are being sought as part of this year’s Tweed Sustainability Awards.
Byron Council compliance staff bolstered
Are the van campers of Brunswick Heads thoughtless travellers with no respect for the town and its inhabitants, or are many in fact local homeless folk looking for a safe space with toilets and running water?
Despite a ‘tough budget environment’, where Council can’t find $15,000 per annum to maintain a tree planting initiative on land it manages, there will be $250,000 spent on employing two more compliance officers and purchasing another ‘enforcement’ vehicle.
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We’ve already breached most of the Earth’s limits. A safer, fairer future means treading lightly
People once believed the planet could always accommodate us. That the resilience of the Earth system meant nature would always provide. But we now know this is not necessarily the case. As big as the world is, our impact is bigger.
Have you seen Jordyn?
Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a woman and baby missing from Wilson's Creek, near Mullumbimby.
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Teenage boys extorted over sexually explicit images
In the lead-up to tomorrow's Safer Internet Day the Kids Helpline is highlighting the concerning trend of overseas criminal syndicates preying on Australian children, particularly teenage boys, by extorting money from them after deceiving them to send sexually explicit images over instant messaging platforms.
Kids Helpline ready for the school year to begin
As children across Australia begin a new school year, Kids Helpline is reminding families to keep an eye on their children’s wellbeing at what can be an anxious and stressful time.
Vaping and young people – what can be done to reduce the impact?
Two community forums are being held to look at the issue of youth vaping. The first is taking place today in Coffs Harbour and a second forum will be held in Ballina on 20 June.
Man charged following shooting in Ballina
A man has been charged following a public place shooting in the state’s Ballina.
Army depot construction starts in Chinderah
Federal Labor have announced local Indigenous companies in Tweed Heads are starting construction of new facilities, which will benefit the Australian Army’s A Company, 41st Battalion, Royal NSW Regiment and 225 Army Cadet Unit.
Developer quietly revises large Suffolk DA
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The company behind a controversial mixed-use development in the heart of Suffolk Park has quietly submitted revised plans for the proposal as part of the ongoing court battle over the matter.