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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek
A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.
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Arson Squad extradite a man from Qld over alleged arson attack – Casino
Arson Squad detectives have extradited a man from Queensland and charged him over an alleged arson attack in the state’s Far North Coast earlier this month.
Apples and pears
by Victoria Cosford These long hot golden days are lulling us into the belief that summer will go on forever...
Byron Council staff push for Mullum’s water supply to become part of Rous
A committee that makes recommendations to Council around water and sewage management in the Shire is calling for Mullum’s water supply to remain at Lavertys Gap weir in Wilsons Creek.
NEFA welcomes the election of a new government
The North East Forest Alliance welcomes the election of the Minns Labor government with their promise to create a Great Koala National Park, and calls for a moratorium on logging within the park proposal until the promised assessment is complete.
Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now
North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.
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Lismore and Kyogle showgrounds enjoy funding boost
Supporting the upgrades of showgrounds across NSW is aimed at ensuring there is more work for local tradespeople and Lismore and Kyogle showgrounds were happy recipients of funds.
Can you help produce medical equipment?
Medical equipment is in high demand and Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local business to come on board and start producing this much-needed equipment.
Lismore rally as international organisations call for local action
Cascading international reports calling for action on climate change and 'that nature is in dangerous decline and the species extinction rates are accelerating' are leading to local action including this Saturday's rally in Lismore by Gasfield Free Northern Rivers.
I’d love to have lunch with Thomas
Community members who hold grave concerns about the safety of our future will gather tomorrow in Lismore to eat lunch with Thomas George MP.
Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters
There is probably not one adult who hasn’t been grateful for the job that firefighters have done in this country, particularly in the aftermath of the The 2019–20 Australian bushfires.
Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes
The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.
Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum
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It’s quite an achievement to own and operate a business for 30 years and more so with your life partner and that’s exactly what David and Kim Smith have done.
Working with Nature at the Living Lab
Living Lab Northern Rivers has opened their new exhibition 'Working with Nature' this week in their Lismore shopfront space, giving visitors the chance to learn more about flood mitigation strategies.