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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Greater Sydney under COVID related restrictions

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has just announced that greater Sydney area will go into lockdown until next Monday.

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Local kite surfer smashes long distance world record

It was a cold, windy night on the rugged NSW south coast and Brian Kiss von Soly was wrapped up in a silver emergency blanket like a human burrito. 

Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

Government fails to support dying at home in Northern Rivers

Approaching the subject of dying is always tricky, often awkward, and never easy. But when you are faced with caring for someone at the end of their life, it helps if you can find support from people who have already navigated the path.

Stories about "Lismore floods":

Is the Lismore Nationals ‘fight the flood’ petition merely grandstanding?

Local Nationals candidate for Lismore, Austin Curtin, announced today that he had delivered hundreds of signatures in support of the first stage of the flood plan to his local member.

Lismore flood mitigation causes confusion

Northern Rivers Railway Action Group (NRRAG) president Beth Shelly is accusing the Nationals candidate Austin Curtin of calling for the removal of the unused...

Lismore marks flood anniversary with Free community gathering

A year on communities are still coming to terms with the impacts of Cyclone Debbie, to mark this important milestone on the path of recovery Lismore City Council is hosting a community gathering – One Year On – at the Lismore Quadrangle on Saturday, 7 April.

Browns Creek pump installation underway

Lismore City Council is currently installing a high-trans pump in Browns Creek to alleviate flooding in the Lismore basin. The Browns Creek Pumping Station is currently operating at only partial capacity after the March floods.

Lismore flood alert: Browns Creek pumps fail

The NSW SES Lismore City Unit has stated that with uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected over the next three days and damage to Browns Creek pumps, there is a higher probability for flash flooding in the Lismore basin in coming days.

Two men charged with theft during Lismore floods

During the flooding incident in Lismore police saw six people floating two large buckets out of a bottle shop on Keen Street. They were chest deep in floodwater – and police were aware that the rear roller door of the drive-through bottle shop had been compromised.

Tweed, Lismore farmers now eligible for flood grants

Updated Wednesday, 3.15pm: Justice minister Michael Keenan and NSW emergency services minister Troy Grant today announced that recovery grants are now available to assist eligible primary producers in Lismore and Tweed who have been severely affected by the recent north coast floods.

Lismore cafe to benefit from Newrybar flood relief effort

A combined effort from Byron Shire businesses over the past week have created a pot of around $20,000 for those in Lismore who were left with little or nothing after Cyclone Debbie.

Byron shire’s disaster recovery effort found wanting

A more effective response to the recent flood disaster could have been made for Byron shire, according to officials who met this week.

Don’t sit still for Lauren

Potter Lauren Campbells exhibition at Nikau store in Byron Bay suddenly turned into a fundraiser after cyclone Debbie took out her Lismore studio including both her kilns, her equipment and her caravan.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.