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Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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Northern Rivers Mud Trail this weekend

Local ceramic artists will be opening their studios across the Byron, Ballina and Tweed Shires over the weekend, as part of the Northern Rivers Mud Trail.

Slanted and bulldozed

Thanks to Paul Bibby for his (22 September) story, which addresses the outcome of the Council meeting on 16...

After a long, arduous and uninformed debate… Saddle Road DA approved

Councillors finally ‘got there in the end’, interim Mayor, Michael Lyon, told an exhausted audience after many hours of confused meandering at last Thursday’s Council meeting.

Truth

The truth doesn’t mind being questioned. A lie does. Margot Hays, Bangalow

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

Did we underestimate the health effects of the Black Summer bushfires?

Study reveals the physical and mental impacts of bushfire smoke.

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NSW COVID update: unclear if Byron will go back into lockdown

Today at the 11am press conference, the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was not clear about the lockdown situation in the Byron area.

Surprise, surprise: North Coast land values up

With many on the north coast focussed on how much their properties are (or are not) worth, the NSW Valuer General, Dr David Parker, has published land values for the North Coast region.

Hep C? There’s a cure and people on the north coast are missing out

Well over 70,000 people have been cured of hepatitis C in the past four years – more than 2,000 of them in Northern NSW.

NSW Health extends warning about measles

NSW Health wants to extend and earlier warning about measles infection which may arise from two cases confirmed on the North Coast last week. 

Flood Watch issued ahead weekend weather in north east NSW

The wet weather likely to continue over the NSW/QLD coastal border region over the weekend, with heavy falls possible in Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast Sunday and Monday.

Visitor boost to north coast national parks ‘marred by staff cuts’

A staggering 70 per cent increase in visitors to national parks on the NSW north coast is being undermined by 'savage' cuts of $121 million inflicted by the NSW government, according to the opposition.

The facts about the trains and rail trail

It's hard to know where to start on the inaccuracies and contradictions in Mr Shanasy's letter re Rail Trail Rolled last week.

Several calf deaths from bovine anaemia reported

Several cases of bovine anaemia have been reported on the north coast caused by the Theileria orientalis group, that have caused death in calves in the region.

North Coast shines with its use of solar

North Coast residents are leading the nation in their uptake of rooftop solar panels, and have reduced their electricity consumption by about 20 per cent over four years, according to data from Essential Energy.

Friday’s 4 the locals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=12svBpppKHo Rebecca and the Wild Bear Rebecca Ireland has been a local to the far north coast for around two decades – here she has found,...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.