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Stories about "northern rivers floods":
Recent heavy rains have allowed the Byron council and SES to demonstrate some of the changes that they are making in relation to flood responses in the north of the shire following the flood meeting on June 1.
Byron Shire Council is in a wrangle with residents of Parmenters Road, Wilsons Creek, who say a large tree threatens to take out a bridge, cutting off access to seven residences.
Updated, Monday 8.30am: The Richmond-Tweed SES is encouraging northern rivers residents to review their flood plans after 296 millimetres of rainfall was recorded during the 56 hours to 5am Monday over the Richmond and Wilsons River valley.
Help for residents of Mullumbimby, Ocean Shores, Billinudgel and other locally affected areas of the Byron Shire still hangs in the balance following cyclone Debbie.
A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.
Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.