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Ballina ‘Steps Up’ against domestic and family violence

The Ballina community came out in force to ‘Step Up Against Domestic Violence on Friday.

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Misty Creek agroforestry

Victoria Cosford As a fourth-generation cattle farmer, Tom saw how much his parents struggled against nature out in the Central...

Curious statements on Assange

The couple of letters under the headline of ‘In Defence of Julian Assange’ contained some curious statements in an...

Hello I Must Be Going

Byron School of Art’s (BSA) Third Year students will be holding their graduate exhibition in the BSA gallery space...

Editorial – Getting recovery right

The recognition of loss and damage at COP27 is a cause for celebration by those countries, especially developing countries, already experiencing the impacts of climate change.

Hat tricks and big runs part of the action in second grade cricket

Tintenbar East Ballina remain on the top of the Far North Coast Cricket second grade ladder after beating the Ballina Bears at Fripp Oval last Saturday.

From an okay Boomer

As an okay Boomer who has lived in Mullumbimby most of my life, I’ve seen many changes in town,...

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Flood warnings throughout Northern Rivers for Sunday

There is a high chance of Flash Flooding along the Tweed and & Byron Coasts from Sunday.

Jarjums empowered to speak up with rapper JK-47

This year’s ‘Muggi (strong) Culture, Deadly Futures’ program focussed on Aboriginal and Torres Strait jarjums, from kindy to year 12, engaging with cultural knowledge and skills ad empowering and motivating jarjums to speak up.

Brian’s kite surf odyssey gets Guinness listed

Ocean Shores resident, Brian Kiss von Soly, has just been formally recognised by Guinness World Records for completing the longest solo kite surf journey by a male.

Ocean Shores DA seeking increase in units riles neighbours

In 2020 Adam Mangleson from Chincogan Real Estate applied to develop the 1,075m2 site at 8 Kumbellin Glen, Ocean Shores, with seven units. This drew around 20 objections from local residents who said that this was an overdevelopment of the site, which is in a low-density zoned area. 

Byron’s north ‘ignored’ and ‘neglected’

Byron’s northern towns and suburbs have been ‘ignored’, with basic infrastructure such as sewerage pipes and drains suffering from long-term neglect, Byron Council was told last week.

Flooding – northern Byron Shire community groups call meetings

The north of Byron Shire was, once again, seriously impacted by recent flooding and there are several community groups taking action and calling meetings to look at possible solutions and the development of resilience in these communities.

Can residents be protected from the next heavy weather event?

Should Council reopen blocked and diverted creeks and ocean outlets in the Shire’s north to alleviate future flooding events?

North Byron Shire flood clean-up starts today

Byron Shire Council says that from today, Wednesday, March 2, Council will start sending trucks to collect rubbish from the areas of the Byron Shire that have been most impacted by floods.

Evacuation orders issued for parts of the Byron Shire

Residents in Ocean Shores, New Brighton, Brunswick Heads, South Golden Beach and Billinudgel were ordered to evacuate or find higher ground this morning.

Ocean Shores DA threat to biodiversity, say residents

A proposal to subdivide one lot (2,097m2) into three lots, and build two dwellings and three secondary dwellings, in densly forested riparian land in North Ocean Shores would create ‘Gold-Coast-style overdevelopment’, say residents.

Education shaping up to be a key battleground in NSW election

There is a teacher shortage and both the NSW Greens and Labor are focussing their efforts on highlighting the situation the NSW public education system is in as they campaign for the next NSW election. 

Tallow wallabies

Further to Maggie Brown’s letter regarding the incident on Tallow Beach of a wallaby having to be shot by WIRES owing to dog-induced stress...

Floodwaters essential for ecosystem rejuvenation say experts

Along with the human, infrastructure and economic devastation wrought by recent floods, come environmental costs and even benefits.

A community approach to kids’ mental health

Is your local physiotherapist informed about the impacts of natural-disaster-related trauma on 8 to 12-year-olds?