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Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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Did we underestimate the health effects of the Black Summer bushfires?

Study reveals the physical and mental impacts of bushfire smoke.

Diadem Street, Lismore

Around 2,000 residents in Lismore lost their electricity connection on Wednesday night after a large gum tree took out power lines.

More artists announced for Bluesfest

Bluesfest is excited to announce that, as NSW opens, they are adding more great artists to their lineup. 

Stranded local artist shares stories from India

Vrinda Gleeson prepared for her new exhibition in a small London bedsit where she is living until she can return to her Northern Rivers home.

A history of ‘freedom’ and the Northern Rivers vaccine divide

Among the many myths about the COVID-19 vaccines is a belief they contain live virus that a vaccinated person will shed in social and intimate circumstances. Along with many other vaccine myths, this belief is contributing to a significant divide in the Northern Rivers community.

Poison killing wildlife

Take bird-killing poisons off our supermarket and hardware shelves. Rodent poison containing SGAR is having a devastating effect on...

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Protest rallies planned for Lismore and Ballina

A series of grassroots protests against both the state and federal governments will kick off in Lismore today with the Knitting Nannas Against Gas ‘cleaning up’ Lismore MP Thomas George’s office, and on Sunday with a major march in Ballina called People in the Park.

Match march with action

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar. Byron’s March in March rally sent a clear and strong message to the Abbott federal conservative government – it opposes its social, economic, industrial and environmental policies.

Here & Now #46

Lismore. Saturday, 1.10pm. A bloke with a Tibetan bronze trumpet that looks about a hundred years old blows a fat note over the march. It's a sound that resonates deep in the collective psyche.

Councillors defend costs of staging March in March

Byron Shire councillors have defended their support of Sunday's March in March anti-government rally in Byron Bay at which council was accused of double-dipping over a $2,000 fee for the use of a public park for the event.

Thousands march against Abbott policies

Up to 10,000 people across the northern rivers vented their anger against Abbott government policies when they marched through Lismore CBD on Saturday and Byron Bay on Sunday.

Old parties sell out to mining monsters

Bruce McQueen, Mt Burrell. Last week Greens Senator Larissa Waters introduced a bill that would give landholders the lawful right to refuse mining companies access to their property.

A need to march in March

Carl Cleves, Byron Bay. I, like many others, feel sickened by the extreme right turn this government has taken on our behalf. Asylum seekers mistreated. Trade unions investigated.

Fee-free march in March

Byron Bay’s planned political demonstration against possibly the meanest and dumbest federal government in Australia’s history has been given the green light for March 16.

March in March slugged with Byron Council fees

A much-anticipated protest against the current Abbott government and its draconian polices have hit a local bureaucratic snag.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.