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Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

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Recognition for Brunswick SLSC volunteers

Five national medals presented on behalf of Governor General David Hurley were some of the awards given to Brunswick...

Increase in Reef coral cover comes with a warning

As we witness the ongoing destruction of the Great Barrier Reef by global warming and climate change, new data showing an increase in coral cover in some areas of the Reef is promising news.

Appeal to locate woman missing from Ballina

NSW Police have sent out a media alert – they are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from Ballina and have issued a SMS get-target alert.

Singing songs of sorrow and resilience

Tucked away in a Mullumbimby music studio, a group of local musicians have been pouring their hearts out through song.

Revenge

The Fischer–Spassky 1992 Twentieth Anniversary Rematch was in fact Russia and Spassky’s revenge. Russia knew that Bobby Fischer was unstable,...

Tragedy of the commons

The tragedy of the commons refers to a situation in which individuals with access to a public resource (also...

Stories about "power":

3,900 Essential Energy customers back on, 8,600 to go

Essential Energy is continuing to work to get customer's power back on throughout the Northern Rivers region. They have another 8,600 customers still waiting...

Essential Energy update for March 4

With power outage still an issue for many in the flood zone, Essential Energy says that approximately 90 Essential Energy personnel will be arriving across the impacted area today and tomorrow.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Four-hour power outage in Byron

More than two thousand two hundred homes were without power last night in the Byron area, including Tyagarah and other coastal suburbs.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.

No letup in the struggle for climate justice

The 43 per cent emissions target passed last week in the House of Representatives lacks the ambition needed to radically diminish Australia’s contribution to global warming. It’s too little, too late.