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Bangalow health food staff fined for failing to mask-up

Anyone who cannot wear a face mask because of a disability, physical or mental health illness or condition must now carry proof of exemption.

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Byron Shire look out

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Michael Lyon has formed a Council candidates ticket with a couple of now ex-Greens, himself being an...

Green is the colour of my discontent

Tom Tabart, Co-founder, Byron Greens The Greens team for the Council election has a problem with the inclusion of Sarah Ndiaye,...

Before a vaccine – living in the time of polio

I have a friend my age who was infected by polio. Here is an excerpt from a letter that he wrote to me:

Spyware unplugged – New software attacks cast a light on cybersecurity

A major investigation conducted by news organisations has found that governments around the world may have been spied on by a malicious software called Pegasus.

Jeff off

Stephen Totterman, Ballina Local Government elections are coming and Cr Jeff Johnson is on the campaign trail, telling us that...

About us, without us

Many of us in the Byron Market community feel completely betrayed by the councillors who last week voted to move us again, like an unwanted jigsaw piece.

Stories about "native forest":

Forest blockade stops logging at Wild Cattle Creek

A tree-sitter a the Newry Native Forest Blockade has stopped NSW Forestry Corporation (FCNSW) from logging native forest an hour and a half west of Coffs Harbour in Wild Cattle Creek state forest this morning.

Opinion: A life and death election

This federal election will decide the quality of life for future generations, and irrespective of who wins it is looking pretty bleak.

North coast forests an ‘industrial commodity’, says campaigner

Forest advocacy group Nativesrule is turning its attention to the north coast, with its campaign truck travelling through through the Cowper, Page and Richmond...

Baird’s ‘war on trees’ comes to Lismore

A community meeting in Lismore has called on the Baird government to ‘end its war on trees’ and to increase protection for local bushland, wildlife and the climate by strengthening nature protection laws.

Environmentalists celebrate end of ‘dead koala’ power plan

North coast environment groups have praised the state opposition for ruling a line through the government’s plan to use woodchips from local forests to fuel furnaces in the pursuit of so-called renewable energy.

State govt ‘taking an axe’ to native vegetation

A multi-million-dollar vegetation mapping system that has proved overwhelmingly defective is just the latest in a series of threats to the state’s native vegetation, particularly on the north coast, say key environmentalists.

Govt measures ‘could lead to massive clearing’

The state government has released a new draft land-clearing code that would allow landholders to largely determine what vegetation they can remove and what they need to keep. It is also changing regulations to allow forest logs to be burnt for electricity.

Fears local generators could burn native forest

The recent sale of the Condong and Broadwater co-generation plants, together with changes to state government regulations, has sparked concerns they could burn native forest .

Arrest over Whian Whian protest

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for trespassing on private property adjoining Nightcap National Park. It is the first arrest in a week-long action to protect native forest on the property, which includes core koala habitat.

45 Sydney-Ballina travellers exposed to COVID-19

Forty-five travellers from Sydney are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 and continue self-isolation on the Northern Rivers after sharing a flight with a confirmed case.

Local government elections postponed – again

NSW local government elections are postponed again due to the pandemic.

Spyware unplugged – New software attacks cast a light on cybersecurity

A major investigation conducted by news organisations has found that governments around the world may have been spied on by a malicious software called Pegasus.

COVID traveller at Ballina Airport and North Coast sewage test results

A public health alert has been issued after a positive COVID-19 case travelled on the Virgin Australia flight VA1139 from Sydney, arriving in Ballina on 14 July at 11.45am.