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Is polluting a lake in a national park to support new housing ok?
From Byron Bay to Evans Head to Casino the questions about how we deal with what is politely termed ‘effluent’, and how that may or may not destroy our local environment, demand real and urgent answers.
We’re coming to cycle
Our small cycling group is headed your way (20-24 March) to experience the newly-opened Northern Rivers Rail Trail and...
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.
The dog thing
I have to acknowledge the eloquent detail of David Heilpern’s description concerning the issues around recalcitrant dog ownership in...
A pawn in AUKUS
Xi’s defensive ‘ring of steel’ comment, aimed at his domestic audience, clearly suggests that the US is being characterised...
Corrie’s Frock Shop safe in family hands
Fifty-four years is a long time to be in the workforce let alone in the one business in the one town, but that is how Corrie van Dommele has spent most of her adult life – at Corrie's Frock Shop in Ballina, but now she is about to call it quits.
Stories about "National Youth Week":
Skaters get ready to fly at Brunswick
The Battle @ Bruns Skate Competition is all set to go ahead on Sunday May 20. ‘There will be plenty of great prizes to be...
BYS gives young peeps a voice for Youth Week
As a part of National Youth Week, Byron Youth Service consulted with 28 young people from around the Shire, representing three of the main high schools to find out what it’s like for them living in this area, what their issues are, their hopes and their worries.
Appeal to locate man last seen at Casino on way to Tweed
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man from Grafton missing from the North Coast area.
Do you still need help to get two rooms fixed after the 2022 flood?
More than 80 Lismore residents have had help getting a few rooms in their flood-impacted homes re-sheeted and habitable following the devastating 2022 floods. The...
$15,000 fine and warnings over illegal logging in Kyogle Shire
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Urbenville-based logging company Rojech Pty Ltd were fined $15,000 earlier this month over logging operations near the entrance to the Border Ranges National Park in Kyogle Shire.
No street gathering policy for Ballina Shire
A majority of Ballina Shire councillors have voted against a Greens-led motion for a new policy enabling resident-led street closures for gatherings and play.