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Move Beyond Coal turning up heat on government

Move Beyond Coal says it will be staging protests at Labor MP offices around the country over the next week to 'turn up the heat' on the government to stop approving climate-wrecking coal and gas projects.

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Urgent aid required to ensure future of endangered species

The Maalan Cloud forest is specifically suited to a range of endangered species and if the forest is not saved, they will become extinct.

Local Pararoo ready for the World Cup

Local Benny Roche played with the Australian Pararoos in the recent Asia-Oceania Championships in Melbourne, and has helped the...

A racial slur or a just a tree name?

Changing the name of a local street because it is derived from a racist slur might seem a simple decision at first glance. 

The secret love life of the echidna

How do echidnas make love? Carefully… of course!

What if?

The purpose of increasing interest rates as a ‘blunt instrument’ to lower inflation, is simply to take disposable income...

Southern Blast in Byron

Surfrider Foundation Australia – the not-for-profit agency dedicated to the protection of Australia’s oceans – has launched a series of film events across Australia’s east coast to raise support for their campaign to Save The Southern Sea from fossil fuel exploration. Their 12th stop will be at Byron Community Theatre on 30 November.

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Man charged following police operation in Wollongbar

A man has been charged following a police operation yesterday, which led to the temporary closure of a major road.

Police horses expected to star in Byron Schoolies’ selfies as youth majority skip the grog

Mounted police, the riot squad, extra highway and traffic patrols and specialist youth command officers are in the Byron shire for the next few weeks for this year’s Schoolies.

Ballina man charged over alleged online grooming

Sex Crimes Squad detectives have charged a man following an investigation into online grooming in Ballina under Strike Force Trawler.

Police issue alert for missing Tweed Heads man

Tweed Byron police say 27-year-old Neckole Gulmatico hasn’t been since since 10.00am on Thursday 9 November  around Keith Compton Drive in Tweed Heads.

50-yr-old Byron camper found with drugs, weapons

Tweed Byron police say they’ve charged a 50-year-old Byron Bay man over possession of prohibited drugs and weapons found at a local campground over the weekend.

Two dead in Tabulam stolen car crash

Police on Monday morning said the car involved in Tabulam's fatal crash on the weekend was stolen.

Motorcyclist caught speeding more than 45Km/hr in Tweed Shire

A teenage learner driver must wait six months before being allowed back behind the wheel – or throttle – after police caught him speeding on the highway in the Tweed Shire.

Tweed Byron police release image of suspected cold case murderer

Tweed-Byron Police District detectives have released a COMFIT image of a man suspected of murdering another man in Tweed Heads more than two decades ago.

Motorcyclists risking lives in Tweed Shire

Police are asking anyone with information about a couple of dangerous motorcyclists spotted in the Tweed Shire on the weekend to come forward.

Man in fifties killed in Stokers Siding crash

A man believed to be in his fifties has died in a crash at Stokers Siding early this morning, police say.

Industrial relations reform bill passes parliament

New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.

Fire ant update in the Tweed

There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Lismore Council unveils latest upcycled Christmas tree

Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.