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#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

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Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me...

#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

Government secrecy around health advice defended by local Nats MP

The NSW Liberal-Nationals government’s attempt to block transparency around its health advice with the COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney last June will now become public.

Dr COVID

The other day I met a Mullumbimby doctor. As I used to live in Mullum and Mullum was in...

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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Magnificent sporting prowess and flag pride after 2021 NAIDOC

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people also shone in the sporting arena during NAIDOC 2021. 

Nude Olympics coming to Byron Bay

The Nude Olympics are officially coming to Byron Bay. Organisers have decided it is time to head down the coast to more liberal climes to celebrate the delight of a naked fun in the sun.

Nude Olyimpics for Byron?

From Shopping in the nude and the art of the naked protest to cycling in buff the Byron Shire has a long history of nudetastic events. Soon the Shire may be adding the nude Olympics.

Cronk calls time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f8YJWxo1cM NSWIS hockey player and Olympian Toni Cronk has called time on her illustrious international career, retiring after nearly 12 years at the top of...

UK sport minister visits AIS

At first glance, Hugh Robertson is not the man you’d expect to be leading the revival of Britain’s sporting empire. Short in stature and...

ASC announces almost $120 million investment in sports

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vaD9-FBFtOw The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) chair John Wylie AM yesterday announced almost $120 million in government investment allocations to Australian national sporting organisations for...

NSWIS rowers at world cup

  Several NSWIS rowers opened the rowing cup season in Sydney over the weekend with medal winning performances. 2012 Olympic silver medallist James Chapman and...

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

New COVID cases in Ballina and Clarence Valley

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 19 October.

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.