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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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Lighthouse Road

The section from the bus stop on Lighthouse Road to the divide of the road to Byron Bay, is...

Byron Bay local is 2024 Glover Prize Finalist

Local watercolourist Dave Sparkes has been selected as a finalist in the 2024 John Glover Prize, Australia’s prestigious landscape award.

Save Wallum

I listened to the Byron Shire Council (BSC) meeting to hear the fate of the Wallum site. Congrats to...

Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Man dies at unpatrolled Yamba beach

A man has died after being swept into surf at Pippi Beach, near Yamba, north of Coffs Harbour.

Punishment

There is a justice problem in criminal assault cases if a person who claims to have been assaulted makes...

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Northern Rivers locals remember Las Balsas

It's almost fifty years since the balsa rafts of the Las Balsas Expedition arrived in Ballina, after crossing the Pacific from Ecuador on their extraordinary record-breaking voyage.

Vital Alsar remembered at Las Balsas anniversary

Exactly 47 years after three balsa rafts arrived in Ballina from Ecuador, there was a gathering by the Richmond River on the weekend to mark the voyage and remember its captain, Vital Alsar.

Captain Vital sails on but epic voyages remembered

After the sad news of Vital Alsar's death in Mexico, three local people whose lives he touched gathered this week at the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum to remember him.

Ballina remembers Las Balsas navigator

A memorial service will be held in Ballina today to remember Gabriel Salas, the navigator of the Las Balsas raft, who passed away in Spain late last month.

Tribute to Gabriel Salas, navigator of Las Balsas

Ballina Shire Cr Jeff Johnson. Ballina has lost one of it's treasures with the recent passing of Gabriel Salas, navigator of the Las Balsas raft, who passed away on Saturday October 31 in Madrid.

How much water can we supply to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.