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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Passports

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Highrise in Byron Shire?

In 1990 a new LEP (Local Environment Plan) was approved in Byron Shire that limited commercial buildings to three...

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

Engineering ‘solutions’ won’t get us out of this mess

Engineering works have been proposed to mitigate the extreme flooding experienced in Lismore in February and March 2022.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Get your art on this weekend

This weekend they are predicting not a lot of rain and even a possibility of sunshine with only a...

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Rugby match raises $35,000 for Lismore Flood Appeal

The popular Barbarians versus Classic Wallabies rugby union match held in Lismore on 24 October has raised more than $35,000 for the Lismore Flood Appeal and local rugby union clubs.

Lismore disability services recieive flood recovery funds

Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams, recently announced that Lismore based disability services RED Inc and Multitask received $20,000 to help repair flood damage to their properties.

Art, music, food – fundraising for Lismore flood appeal

Help raise money for the Lismore flood appeal by getting involved in local community events and supporting local Lismore businesses. Check out what businesses have to offer in Lismore this Sunday in Clunes at Arterial: art, eats an beats. Then on 2 May Isabella a cappella are putting on a great evening of fun, dinner and music at Eureka Community Hall.

Pizza Relief

Last Tuesday, 11 April, hundreds of Mullumbimby locals flocked to a ‘pizza night’ fundraising event in support of Lismore flood relief.

Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.