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Kingscliff locals concerned over proposal to remove trees at Merve Edwards Fields for AFL

The potential of removing trees from the Merve Edwards Fields site at Kingscliff to accommodate the Kingscliff Junior AFL Club has raised concerns of locals and neighbours who say that this is not a proposal they support. 

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Is this the next Bentley? New doco highlights value of Clarence River amid mining proposal

Mining plans for the region were discovered by two locals as they paddled down the Clarence River near Grafton. The question is what does it mean for the future of the Northern Rivers?

Greener futures in Mullum

Byron Community College’s series of events with Mark Swivel continues to bring in a full house each week!

Council staff to look at limiting bulk and scale in Wategos  

A motion by Cr Sarah Ndiaye (Greens) to amend the LEP to reduce the building height limits in the Wategos residential area from 9m to 8m was unsuccessful at last Thursday’s Council meeting. 

Former Mullum local heading to Las Vegas for BJJ world championships

A 25-year-old former Mullumbimby woman is set to compete in one of the biggest grappling events in the world, the ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club) World Championships, in Las Vegas  in August.

Elements of Byron’s intimate winemaker dinners start on 6 June

Elements of Byron are inviting local wine lovers to join them for an unforgettable journey through the world of...

Ballina Council to look into making tiny homes accessible 

The idea of living in a tiny home can seem like a simple solution to our housing crisis – but getting council approvals for a permanent tiny home on private land can be challenging. 

Stories about "native forest logging":

Mullum and Byron locals lock on at Ewingar State Forest

Byron Bay and Mullumbimby locals Emma Briggs and Bassi Brown locked onto machinery at Ewingar State Forest, in the Upper Clarence area, yesterday as they called for an end to native forest logging. 

Protest logging and development on high ecological value land at Justine Elliot’s office 

Northern Rivers Guardians are calling on concerned locals to join them at Justine  Elliot’s office this Friday to highlight the dangers of the ongoing impacts of logging and development on high ecological value land.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Requirement to look for endangered gliders in logging areas removed

Volunteers and community scientists have repeatedly highlighted the failure of NSW Forestry Corporation to identify hollow-bearing trees used by the endangered southern greater gliders, the largest marsupial glider in the world.

Court says native forest logging a political not legal decision

New Year's day saw native forest logging cease in Western Australia and eastern Victoria, however, yesterday Federal Court judge Justice Perry dismissed the historic legal challenge to the agreement that allows logging in north-eastern NSW native forests. 

Former NSW Premier Bob Carr backs end to land clearing in NSW

Recognising the impacts of logging and clearing native forests former NSW Premier Bob Carr has backed ongoing calls to halt land clearing in NSW.

Koala logging moratorium great first step

The NSW government has agreed to put 106 koala hubs contained within the proposed area for the Great Koala National Park under protection until the establishment of the park in order to prevent logging of these key koala habitats. 

Forest protectors face court over logging action

Four forest protectors ranging in age from 18 to 50 faced court today in Coffs Harbour after locking themselves onto logging machinery.

Nationwide three day campaign to end native forest logging

A rally will be held in Lismore this Saturday, 12 August at 12 noon to protest the logging of native forests as part of a nationwide three day campaign being put together by the Bob Brown Foundation.

Mother–daughter protesters face court over tree-sit at Yarratt State Forest

It is symbolic that on International Women’s Day (IWD) that the non-violent, mother–daughter protesters who sat in a tree to highlight the danger that continued logging of NSW native forests, particularly in high-quality koala habitat, face court.

Ballina Council to look into making tiny homes accessible 

The idea of living in a tiny home can seem like a simple solution to our housing crisis – but getting council approvals for a permanent tiny home on private land can be challenging. 

Council staff to look at limiting bulk and scale in Wategos  

A motion by Cr Sarah Ndiaye (Greens) to amend the LEP to reduce the building height limits in the Wategos residential area from 9m to 8m was unsuccessful at last Thursday’s Council meeting. 

Is this the next Bentley? New doco highlights value of Clarence River amid mining proposal

Mining plans for the region were discovered by two locals as they paddled down the Clarence River near Grafton. The question is what does it mean for the future of the Northern Rivers?

Editorial – Mining is back, baby! 

Nearly ten years ago in 2015, junior coal seam gas miner Metgasco was paid out handsomely – $25m of your tax money – after its approval to frack Bentley was fiercely fought off by thousands of well-organised protesters. But now they are back...