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Feros responds to Expression of Interest announcement

The announcement earlier today that the Minister for Crown Lands, Steve Kamper, started the Expressions of Interest (EOI) process for Feros Village Byron Bay has drawn a response from the Feros Care board that still sees the facility in terms of a 'closure'. 

Other News

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.

Start saving water now say Tweed Council – water restrictions may be weeks away

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has declared an El Nino weather pattern, with less-than-average rainfall forecast for the Northern Rivers this year. Tweed Council is reminding residents and visitors that it is important to save water.

BES rejects Ramsey’s proposal to leave conservation zones to private landholders

Ballina Environment Society (BES) has come out strongly against conservative independent Ballina Councillor Eva Ramsey’s proposal to have private property owners ‘opt in’ to conservation zones.

A short history of cruelty

Anthony Albanese went to the last election promising to end live sheep exports from Australia. This rubbery promise has since been rolled back to his government's second term (assuming they get one). The independent panel's long-awaited report to the federal government on the issue has now also been delayed, from this week to late October.

Paco Lara Duende flamenco

Bringing the soul and spirit of Spanish flamenco, the acclaimed Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco Lara will inspire and capture the imagination of Australian audiences with the release and launch of his new album Duende, a self-produced album of original compositions. 

Running the NY Marathon for type-1 diabetes research

Southern Cross University student Georgie Collis has type-1 diabetes but this won't stop her running in the New York Marathon in November to raise funds for research.

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Rollerskating? Rock climbing? Skatepark? What do young people in Lismore need?

What do you think needs to go into an open-air youth area? Is it a space for roller skates and rollerblades? Perhaps you prefer rock climbing or getting out on your bike?

Land and Environment Court rejects large subdivision in Goonellabah

The 197–203 lot, a staged subdivision at 226 Invercauld Road, Goonellabah, called Eastwood Estate, has been rejected by the Land and Environment Court.

Paid parking to return to parts of Lismore

Paid parking will return to the Barney Shearman and Rowing Club carparks from Monday, 10 July. 

Lismore Local Planning Panel is no more

Lismore City Council has just announced that the controversial Planning Panel has been disbanded and that planning powers will be returned to Lismore Councillors

The promised flood funding – will NSW Labor honour their commitment?

In the wake of the devastating 2022 floods that engulfed the northern rivers region the state government created the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation to help rebuild communities.

60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies

The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.

Emergency Services training at Lismore today

From 10am to 1pm today you may well hear and see lots of sirens and flashing lights at the Lismore Regional Airport.

New website for Lismore City Council 

Lismore City Council has launched its new website with the hope that it will be more accessible and user-friendly. 

Celebrating 10 years of the Lismore Rainforest Rainforest Garden

The Lismore Rainforest Botanic Garden was ‘A proposal that has been in the wind for 24 years and working on this site for 11...

Toxicity warnings over waste incinerator proposal

Will Byron Council add its voice to the growing chorus of opposition to the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator at Casino?

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.

Another wallaby death on beach prompts calls on dog owners 

A Byron local says a dead wallaby found on Belongil beach last Saturday had all the hallmarks of a dog attack, and is calling on the public to be more vigilant and for authorities to step up to help protect native wildlife.

A win for Feros Village Byron Bay residents

A whole community can expel a sigh of relief at the breaking news that months of distress and sadness can now become part of history – this morning the Minister for Crown Lands, Steve Kamper, has announced that services providers for aged care are advised that Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for Feros Village Byron Bay.

How do you rate the media rating system?

Parents are being asked to have a say on whether Australia’s media classification system is effective in informing decisions around age-appropriate films and video games for children.