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Byron Shire Council elections still being counted

There are 25,414 registered voters in the Byron Shire local government area (LGA) who are responsible for electing a...

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The current canine explosion

Alison Drover is concerned about what she calls ‘the current canine explosion’ and its effect on the natural environment. Of...

Not cats

It’s climate change, stupid. Not cats that is impacting birds and wildlife. One in six Australian birds are now...

Obstruction claims over holiday letting rejected by Planning Dept

The NSW Planning Department has hit back at suggestions that it has obstructed Byron Council’s attempt to limit short-term holiday letting in the Shire.

Aussies got drunk more than any other country during the pandemic (are we surprised?)

The Global Drug Survey 2021 reveals that Australians got drunk the most during 2020 and that drug and alcohol habits changed during the pandemic.

Dad’s army called to arms as hospitality staffing crisis worsens

So dire has the shortage of hospitality staff in Northern NSW become, that the local chapter of the NSW business chamber is calling on retired workers to dust off their aprons and help out.

Byron in crisis

The housing crisis in Byron Bay, and Australia in general, is urgent. There is no easy fix. Too many...

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Networks push to take regional consumers, communities off grid

Australia’s network operators have joined forces with two leading consumer groups to argue they should be allowed to disconnect remote and regional communities from the main grid, and instead provide them with renewables based micro-grids and stand alone power systems.

New-age bikes take Tyalgum by storm

The first in many moves to see the town of Tyalgum go off-grid took place on the weekend with RenewEconomy editor and Echonetdaily contributor Giles Parkinson there to oversee it.

Alcohol-free zones to continue in Ballina Shire

Four areas of public land in the Ballina Shire are to stay alcohol-free zones for at least another three years.

Work is starting on Tweed Rail Trail

The Tweed Council section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is a 24km section that stretches from the Murwillumbah Railway Station to Crabbes Creek and work is starting on the construction.

Jo Jo Smith back in town for one show only

It will be a night to remember with Jo Jo Smith back in town for a performance at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club this Saturday, 11 December.

NORPA announces stellar 2022 season

This morning in a special online event, NORPA revealed some of the adventurous, world-class shows that will transport audiences to different worlds in 2022.