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Lennox roundabout pledged by federal Labor MP 

Federal funding to build a new two-lane roundabout at the intersection of Byron Bay Road and Byron Street, Lennox Head has been pledged by local MP Justine Elliot (Labor). 

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Royal Life Saving NSW summer-ready checklist

Royal Life Saving NSW says that as another scorching summer approaches, the service is preparing communities to avoid the alarming spike in drowning incidents witnessed last year.

DV awareness run on October 15

I Run For Her is an annual community event held by Got Your Back Sista, which aims to spark critical conversations around domestic violence on a national scale, and for the first time will host events across Australia on October 15. 

Crash following alleged pursuit – Murwillumbah

A vehicle has crashed following an alleged pursuit at Murwillumbah yesterday. About 9.30am (Wednesday, 27 September, 2023), officers attached to...

Former NSW Premier Bob Carr backs end to land clearing in NSW

Recognising the impacts of logging and clearing native forests former NSW Premier Bob Carr has backed ongoing calls to halt land clearing in NSW.

Byron homeless hub forced to cut vital services

Byron’s only homeless hub says it has to reduce services owing to an increase in demand and a lack of government funding.

Weed exit and smiley koalas get support

Weed and smiley koalas were on the minds of Tweed Shire Councillors and staff at last week’s council meeting.

Stories about "Liberals":

This is how to extinct koalas

The Koala Wars erupted between the National and Liberal parties last September. While the Nationals are claiming victory over the Liberals, it is the loggers that have prevailed over koalas and local councils.

Time for tempers to cool? Greens MP calls for climate change truce

The Greens state member for Ballina wants mainstream society to give conservatives on climate change another chance.

Ten years of missed opportunities

How to sum up this decade of politics in Australia? Numbers-wise, we had six prime ministers (counting Kevin twice), three National Party leaders, ten budgets, seven environment ministers, two apologies, one plebiscite and a Herculean-load of hubris.

Labor v the coalition on climate change

Private polling carried out for both Labor and the Liberals, as well as environmental groups, shows climate change is a major concern for voters.

Disaster management needs different approach

Disaster funding must favour social capital and community building, rather than just ‘mopping up’, the head of the philanthropic organisation, Northern Rivers Community Foundation, says.

DV awareness run on October 15

I Run For Her is an annual community event held by Got Your Back Sista, which aims to spark critical conversations around domestic violence on a national scale, and for the first time will host events across Australia on October 15. 

Royal Life Saving NSW summer-ready checklist

Royal Life Saving NSW says that as another scorching summer approaches, the service is preparing communities to avoid the alarming spike in drowning incidents witnessed last year.

Two dead and 70 charged at Sydney music festivals

After two deaths – both confirmed to have been at the Knockout festival – NSW police say that there were more than 70 people charged with drug offences at two Sydney music events held on Saturday.