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Lismore police pursuit ends in charges

Police say a man has been charged over alleged pursuits and a crash overnight.

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Growing underclass

Jo Faith, Newtown According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights every single human has a right to be housed....

Be alert for tick fever

Following the confirmation of tick fever in cattle on two properties in the Tweed area, North Coast Local Land Services and NSW Department of Primary Industries are reminding producers to be alert to the risk and practice good farm biosecurity.

Nice try Anastasia!

Graham Mathews, Possum Creek  I read with interest Anastasia’s insistence that the recent Qld outbreak of the new ‘super strain’...

Editorial: Australia fails on human rights

Australia’s failing response to Indigenous Australians, refugees and the treatment of whistleblowers who alert the public to government corruption was once again highlighted in this year’s Human Rights Watch World Report 2021.

Global pandemic changes attitudes to food

COVID-19 and lockdown have changed attitudes towards food consumption and waste, according to recent research – a finding echoed by local community gardens groups who experienced a spike in participation and awareness during the first months of the pandemic.

Biden Inauguration: speech, song and poetry herald new era for America

‘The dream of justice for all will be deferred no longer.’ After four years of turmoil, Joe Biden offered hope and calm to the American people in his first speech as President.

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Tweed Nationals MP Geoff Provest condemned over koala vote

Federal Labor MP for Richmond Justine Elliot has joined the condemnation of the NSW Liberal and National parties over the approval of the legislation that will reduce koala protection in NSW.

Are the new koala habitat rules enough protection?

Tensions are rising over protecting koala habitat, and therefore koala lives, as preparations are made to log Braemar State Forest, south of Casino.

Two more dead: what can you do to help koalas?

Are you keen to help stop the killing of your local koalas?

Control your dogs – they’re killing koalas

Dog owners are being asked to keep dogs restrained following the death of two koalas and a joey that were killed by roaming dogs at Southern Cross University's campus in East Lismore.

Koalas under threat – rally this Sunday

Deforestation is the number-one cause of extinctions in NSW and koalas are under threat from every direction – logging, housing development, the Pacific Highway just to name a few. Take action this Sunday at the #SaveOurKoala rally in Lismore.

Byron Bay koala found dead

A dead koala was found in the early hours this morning on Jonson Street in Byron Bay opposite the Byron Bay Ex-Services Club.

Putting koalas first: Towards zero deforestation

The NSW Nature Conservation Council are calling for community action to protect old-growth forests and are coordinating a series of free workshops, the Towards Zero Deforestation Roadshow, across the north coast and NSW.

Ten koala deaths in three days on North Coast

Friends of the Koala reports that despite its campaign to prevent koala extinction on the North Coast, 12 sick, injured and dead koalas were brought to its Care Centre within the space of three days this week.

Drowning risk warning for Australia Day weekend

Royal Life Saving is urging the public to take care around water this Australia Day weekend, with their research showing that the risk of drowning doubles on public holidays.

How the study of dolphin airways could help save endangered whales

Paul Bibby A new study exploring the health of dolphin airways has revealed findings that could help save endangered whale species. During an eight-month study at...

Conspiratorial breaths

R Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Thanks to the Collins English Dictionary 4th edition, for insight to the realm of words. Conspire 2, to act together towards...

Wollumbin track closure may be permanent

Paul Bibby The debate over whether it’s appropriate to climb Wollumbin – also known as Mt Warning – could ultimately be decided by concerns over...