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3G networks phased out Dec 15

The peak lobby group representing Australia’s telecommunication industry announced last week it will phase out 3G networks in the region on December 15. 

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Southern Blast in Byron

Surfrider Foundation Australia – the not-for-profit agency dedicated to the protection of Australia’s oceans – has launched a series of film events across Australia’s east coast to raise support for their campaign to Save The Southern Sea from fossil fuel exploration. Their 12th stop will be at Byron Community Theatre on 30 November.

Teens call for youth housing support, better transport

Local youth representatives have told Byron Shire Council that young people need their own housing advice service to help them navigate the shire’s treacherous housing market.

Urgent aid required to ensure future of endangered species

The Maalan Cloud forest is specifically suited to a range of endangered species and if the forest is not saved, they will become extinct.

Does Tweed’s time capsule have a message for you?

Former members of the discontinued Murwillumbah branch of community service organisation Apex Australia alongside the Tweed Shire Council came to the tough decision to open the three 50-year-old time capsules in a controlled environment due to public health concerns.

The secret love life of the echidna

How do echidnas make love? Carefully… of course!

Hope for whistleblowers?

It's been a strange time recently for whistleblowers, and those who value their contribution to Australian society.

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Digging into the science of 4WDs on beaches

Last night, a full house turned up at Lennox Hotel's Seven Mile Room to participate in the inaugural Critical Conversations seminar, about the impact of 4WDs on beach ecosystems.

4WD issue heating up in Lennox

Ballina Shire Council's public comment period regarding 4WDs on Seven Mile Beach closed over a month ago, but the issue isn't going away, with a seminar to be held at the Lennox Hotel on Monday already booked out.

What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.

Crown Lands missing in action on Ballina beaches

With Ballina Shire Council, Jali people, MP Tamara Smith and concerned residents united about the need to do something about 4WD-related destruction on the southern beaches, Crown Lands may be the missing part of the puzzle.

NSW Planning Panel unanimously rejects controversial development on Ballina floodplain

Yesterday the NSW Planning Panel unanimously rejected Gemlife’s proposal for a major 'seniors living' development on a flood prone site on Burns Point Ferry Road, West Ballina.

Editorial: The best democracy money can buy

Last week, The Juice Media published a YouTube video, Honest Government Ad | How to rig elections.

Taste the delights to come your way as part of the Northern Rivers Food Harvest Food Trail

Today saw the first of a series of special tasting events by the 'Taste The Harvest’ in collaboration with Byron Visitor Centre with the giving away complimentary breakfasts.

Eltham Hotel, noise complaints and cancelled shows

Balancing the needs of a diverse community is always a challenge but it is one that owners of the Eltham Hotel Matt Rabbidge and Luke Sullivan, just 15 minutes from Lismore, are determined to do following complaints about loud music at the pub.