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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Truth

Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be...

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

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More logging, more water, more scare campaigns

Forests, rivers – we need to turn our thinking on its head and look at how we create healthy systems before we even think about what we can take from them.

Forestry logging ‘highest priority’ koala habitat

A North East Forest Alliance study has identified that the Forestry Corporation has logged 2,500 hectares of 'highest priority' koala habitat over the last four years.

Who speaks for the Trees?

'Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It's not.'

What can we do to prevent local koala extinction?

Following recent news that koalas could be extinct in NSW as soon as 2050, a community forum taking place in Lismore tomorrow will discuss the risks facing koalas on the North Coast and what can be done to ensure their survival.

Council inspectors visit Limpinwood logging site

Tweed Shire Council inspectors yesterday inspected the controversial Hewittville private forestry site at Limpinwood and have given assurances that logging has not resumed despite the concerns of some locals.

Environment activists blockade forestry offices

Around 100 north-coast environment activists converged on the Coffs Harbour office of the NSW Forestry Corporation (NSWFC) this morning, using International Forests Day to highlight the proposed intensification of logging in NSW public native forests.

Seeking Justice for Whian Whian

The Forestry Corporation is getting away scot-free with brazenly flouting the logging rules and the EPA are helping them. Dailan Pugh recounts the sorry story of forest destruction, one person's death, and failed regulation at Whian Whian.

EPA inquiry to consider Royal Camp failings

An upper house inquiry into the culture and management at the highest levels of the EPA will specifically include references to Royal Camp State Forest, near Casino, and Santos' CSG wastewater spill.

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 .

North coast MPs ‘fail to protect local parks from hunting’

A war of words has broken out between Ballina MP Don Page and North East Forest Alliance spokesperson Dailan Pugh over the issue of hunting in the state’s national parks.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.