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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Call to halt approved Kingscliff developments over flood risks

Kingscliff locals fear that approved, but not yet built developments, will cause more intense flooding of existing houses in the future if the developments go ahead.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.

Honing the art of deep listening

The impacts of the floods earlier in the year are far-reaching, and the Mullumbimby High School P&C has recently received a $50,000 flood grant from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) to help the entire community.

Resilience NSW provides redacted, inaccurate docs

A Mullumbimby resident, who used FOI to seek the information that Resilience NSW relied upon to justify creating emergency housing on flood-prone land in Prince Street, was supplied with heavily redacted documents.

People with disability twice as likely to be victims of violent crime

A report released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found that 17 per cent of people accessing a core disability support were victims of a recorded crime in NSW between 2014-2018

Vale Uncle Jack Charles

I just needed to say how deeply sad I am to hear of the death of our beloved Uncle...

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NSW Health alert as measles hits North Coast

NSW Health is again warning people to be alert for signs and symptoms of measles after two young travellers became the latest people infectious with the highly-contagious disease.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.