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Champion a cause

Delighted to read Dan Reade’s letter (September 1) calling for everyone to take a new cause to champion. I...

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Excessive onanism

Former coroner David Heilpern’s confession last week that he mistakenly recorded a death as from ‘onanism’ rather than aneurism...

Post not boast

There are a plethora of new websites promoting Byron, posting surf and beach ‘porn’ shots with dolphins leaping and...

Is all cannabis the same? How do its variations impact us?

Are you interested in learning more about the cannabinoids you use? Researchers from Monash University are asking both smokers and non-smokers to help research the variety of cannabinoids and their impacts.

New COVID – casual contact location – BP Chinderah Southbound

NNSWLHD has been notified of a new casual contact venue visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19 who travelled between Sydney and Brisbane for work.

From Lismore XR to multi-faith ARRCC – now is the time for climate action

From XR to religious multi-faith networks the call is becoming stronger for real action on climate change.

No blank cheques

Since the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its damming ‘code-red’ report on the impending climate emergency...

Stories about "Mitchell’s rainforest snail":

Biodiversity offsetting subject of inquiry

The NSW Legislative Council’s Environment and Planning Committee have announced an inquiry into the government’s biodiversity offsetting scheme.

Byron Shire Council accused of maladministration over bypass

A formal complaint of maladministration by Byron Shire Council over the management of the Byron bypass process and implementation has been lodged with BSC’s general manager, Mark Arnold.

Council claims of high environmental standards for Byron bypass disputed

'Council’s commitment to going above and beyond' for the environment in relation to the Byron bypass disputed by former Mayor.

Ecologists: Byron bypass not so good for Mitchell’s Rainforest Snail

The opinion piece by Councillor Michael Lyon (4 December) on the Mitchell’s Rainforest Snail population in the vicinity of the Byron bypass development demonstrates a lack of understanding of basic ecological principles and of the statutory provisions of State and Commonwealth legislation protecting biodiversity. It also contains a number of factual errors.

Snail habitat loss not so bad says Byron Shire Councillor Lyon

Byron Shire (Green) Councillor Michael Lyon puts his position on why the destruction of the critically endangered Mitchelle's rainforest snail habitat isn't as bad as it sounds...

Byron bypass a road too far for Council?

The Butler Street Residents Group (BSRG) is pursuing an alternative route to the current Byron bypass. BSRG proposes utilising the work currently done for the bypass and then running it down the existing transport corridor of the unused railway line.

Byron bypass referral open for comment

The Byron bypass referral to the Federal government relates to the presence of the Threatened Ecological Community that is the primary habitat pot the...

Byron bypass referred to DoEE: 40 endangered snails found

The Byron Shire Council (BSC) has now officially referred itself to the Federal Department of Environment and Energy (DoEE) over the presence of the critically endangered Mitchell’s Rainforest Snail, and possibly other species, present on the proposed Byron bypass route.

Council takes another look at habitat destruction for bypass

Byron Shire Council has confirmed it will now refer itself to the Commonwealth Department of Environment and Energy (DoEE) over the presence of the critically endangered Mitchell’s rainforest snail and the potential destruction of its primary habitat to build the Byron bypass.

COVID-19 updated venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah, associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region.

Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Mandatory mask

Mandatory mask wearing is not working. Supermarkets can’t seem to enforce this, unfortunately. If like me, you see a young couple with two children...

Mechanism of so much destructive economic policy re ‘la covida’, IMF

The IMF (US controlled, unelected) offered governments $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights, to buffer losses caused by economic suicide policies, which read like...