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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.

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Sherril claims open singles bowls championship

Sherril Pearce had the best of the day, beating Lorraine ‘Blossom’ McCormick 25–12 to win the open singles championship...

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

Something for everyone at Byron Theatre in October

Get your pulse pumping at the 2022 Radical Reels Tour on Friday 7 October at 7pm, presented by Adventure...

Rugby 7s returns to Byron with class lineup

The largest Rugby 7s festival in Australia is returning to Byron Bay on the weekend of October 15–16. The event,...

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Basketball carnival comes to Byron

Byron Bay Basketballers hosted their senior carnival last weekend, which saw 15 teams battle it out across four grades. ‘It...

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Nationals want to log Murray Valley National Park

The National Party can't seem to decide if they will back logging in the Murray Valley National Park as they play with words to redefine their intentions.

Govt policy an expensive recipe for koala extinction: NPA

The National Parks Association of NSW Inc is renewing calls for the government to create new protected areas for koalas, including the Great Koala National Park, following the release of a critique of the NSW government’s Koala Strategy it co-authored with WWF and NEFA.

‘Koala park’ forest blockade forcibly ended

The Greens and conservation groups have condemned the forcible ending of a forest blockade in a high-use koala area near Bellingen after 30 days of sit-ins and lock-ons prevented the removal of old-growth logs.

Rangers endangered

Kevin Evans , CEO National Parks Association of NSW (NPA). What do swift parrots, koalas and NPWS rangers have in common? They may all be extinct in NSW if the Baird government has anything to do with it.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.