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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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Gold Coast woman charged over fake COVID medical exemptions

A Gold Coast woman has been charged by Queensland Police for allegedly pretending to be a doctor and issuing...

Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination...

Iona Herbs

Pam Morrow from Iona Herbs is a one-woman-show. She has spent her whole life growing herbs and produce on...

Reclaim Our Future koalas pay a visit to Federal MP

Today Extinction Rebellion Lismore will make sure the federal member for Page hasn’t forgotten about the black summer bushfires and their devastating impact on NSW’s koala population.

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.

Water Night coming tomorrow

Rous County Council is putting residents of the Northern Rivers to the test by challenging households to take up the Water Night Challenge.

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Nats ‘roll out red carpet for CSG’

A National Party Tweed shire councillor has come under fire from local campaigners against coal-seam gas (CSG) for 'cosying up' to the mining lobby instead of listeting to by inviting Metgasco’s chief executive to its Christmas bash later this month.

Fossil fuel subsidies could have ‘revitalised regions’

Revelations yesterday that the NSW government spent close to $1 billion on supporting the coal, gas and oil industries were not lost on Lock the Tweed’s Michael McNamara.

Tweed Council plans to erect gasfield free signs

Tweed Shire Council is taking up Lismore’s lead and offering to install Gasfield Free signs at various locations throughout the shire. But the council won’t go ahead with the proposal unless it receives positive feedback from residents on the scheme.

Nats MPs ‘playing politics’ over Bentley

A north coast anti-gas activist has condemned four north-coast National Party state MPs over their claims to be responsible for the suspension of Metgasco’s petroleum exploration licence, saying the strategy ‘stinks to high heaven’.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.