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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Northern rivers surfers help Australia win the World Junior Surfing Championships

Fingal Head surfer Dane Henry has won an individual gold to help Australia claim its eighth World Junior Surfing...

Is Kyogle Council misrepresenting changes to Private Native Forestry approvals?

The Kyogle Environment Group has challenged Kyogle Council’s presumption thatapplying for a Private Native Forestryplan from both Local Land Services and Council ‘essentially duplicates the assessment’.

Red Devils on fire at top of local rugby league

The Byron Bay Red Devils have made it four out of four across three grades for the 2024 NRRRL...

Clive Hamilton to speak in Lismore June 13

Celebrated author and professor, Clive Hamilton, will discuss the notion of how to prepare for, and manage, the challenges of a warming climate in Australia. 

Main Arm roads

Dear Tamara, I was at the meeting last night where we heard of Byron Council’s frustrations with the NSW...

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Public interest litigation under threat

Australia’s peak environment groups have slammed a Federal Court decision which allows mining company Santos to pursue environment groups that were not directly involved in a recent court case against them.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Native forest logging increases fire risk

With fire season well and truly here, the Nature Conservation Council of NSW has today urged members of the NSW Parliament to prioritise safety and security by ending the fire risk being caused by native forest logging.

Despite $246.9 million in taxpayer money, Forestry Corporation still lost $28 million

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW has today released a new report from Frontier Economics which reveals for the first time that hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars have been gifted to the taxpayer owned logging business Forestry Corporation NSW over the past five years.

Fossil free future needs government and business to step up

The Australian government may continue to fantasise that they don't need to reduce the production of fossil fuels but businesses are moving to reduce their carbon footprints without them. 

NSW coal power stations still emitting dangerous levels of air pollution

New National Pollutant Inventory data shows that toxic air emissions from the state’s coal-fired power stations fell 15% in the year to June 2020, but they are still among the most polluting industrial facilities in NSW.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.