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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Mullum biz petition for road improvements

A petition from Mullumbimby industrial estate business owners will be tabled at the upcoming September 29 meeting, which calls on Council to upgrade pothole ridden Manns Road.

NSW gov’t accused of ‘pork barrelling’ in Ballina electorate

As people on the Northern Rivers last week endured the anxiety of severe storm warnings and pre-dawn emergency alerts, a visit from the state’s emergency services minister was barely announced.

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

Comment: Why we need a federal ICAC

I’ve been thinking about very slow things. Thinking about very fast trains that are very slow coming. Thinking about the never-ending Ballina-Byron Airport upgrade – build a new entry, take it out. Build a new, new entry. Take it out. Rinse, repeat.

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

Wahlburgers in Byron

Walking into Wahlburgers on Sunday arvo, the sun was shining, the staff were smiling, there was a nice vibe...

Stories about "poker machines":

Why Norths’ takeover of Bangalow Bowlo is bad for the community

It is important to defend and preserve community social sustainability. That is why we need to fend off the Norths Collective takeover of Bangalow Bowlo.

Kickin’ the Punt launches GoFundMe for films

Ballina-based anti-pokies organisation Kickin' The Punt has launched a new GoFundMe campaign to bring gambling stories to the screen.

Welcome to the Machine

No matter which way you look at it, the statistics around poker machines are devastating. Every day, money is wasted, homes are gambled away, families are broken and lives are lost.

Ballina Council baulks at taking tough measures on poker machines

Ballina Council will write to the Minister for Liquor Gaming and Racing and local MPs to request that greater efforts be made to monitor electronic gaming machines in the shire.

Putting his mouth where his money is

The voice of Masterchef is set to make a local film go viral for a cause very close to his heart.

Ballina MP calls on Woolworths to ditch its pokies at West Ballina pub

Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith wants Woolworths to phase out poker machines at its Westower Tavern venue in West Ballina following allegations that staff at Woolworths-owned hotels have been spying on patrons in order to boost profits.

Pokie poll shows Ballina voters want them gone

The vast majority of locals want pubs and clubs to cut back on their poker machines and believe the devices are having a negative impact on the community, new polling data shows.

Pokies to be removed from Byron’s Beach Hotel

Byron Bay’s Beach Hotel is set to become the first licensed venue in the shire to get rid of its pokies in a bid to reduce problem gambling.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.