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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in...

Body of missing woman located – Ballina

A body, believed to be that of a missing woman, has been located in Ballina.

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the...

Port blame game

Dee Taminau, Ballina Early May 2021, Scott Morrison stated that Labor sold the Port of Darwin to China, giving China a...

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and...

SOS says there was no community consultation for ‘super-school’

Governments regularly resort to spin to deceive the public and avoid accountability says  Save Our Schools.

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Culture Roundup – Wednesday 9 November, 2016

International comedian headlines Big Gig Comedy Night of Bling This year’s New Years Eve Big Gig comedy show at the Ballina RSL features international comedy...

Gang Music

GANGgajang has been part of the Australian pub music landscape since 1984 when their self-titled debut album permeated our summers with hits such as...

NORPA’s new season is generating excitement

As someone who haunted Sydney and Melbourne theatres for decades, my one fear in moving from the big smoke was of losing the chance to enjoy live theatre. Well, after eight years and many, many NORPA shows, I’m here to tell you that I should never have worried.

Home-grown theatre from the heart

My Radio Heart, this year's home-grown theatre production by Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA), was inspired by a mixed-abilities electronica band called Tralala Blip and took two years to develop.

‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.