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NSW Labor candidate announced for Ballina

Andrew Broadley has been named the NSW Labor candidate for Ballina for the March 2023 election.

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Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers. 

Your Witches are Back!

It’s the longest day and the shortest night: 22 December is the summer solstice, a time to transition from...

Assange sought asylum

The controversy over the actions of Julian Assange seems to miss a crucial point. His motive for seeking asylum...

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

Warning: Northern Rivers Rail Trail not ready yet

Love or hate it, the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is under construction and the community is being urged to wait until it is safe for public use.

BreastScreen van comes to Byron

The BreastScreen NSW mobile van will be in Byron Bay from 14 – 21 December at the Cavanbah Centre on Ewingsdale Road. Free mammograms are provided to eligible women aged between 50 and 74 and there’s no referral needed.

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Child Protection Week: every child needs a fair go

National Child Protection Week began on Saturday and this year’s theme is ‘Every child, in every community, needs a fair go’.

Varroa mite Red Zone expansion

Varroa mites are the most serious pest to honeybees worldwide, and can destroy honey bee colonies if left unchecked and the current eradication zone has been expanded.

Tyalgum ready to celebrate the festive season

Tyalgum are looking forward to a very exciting Festive Season as the alternative route to town is now upgraded and they are looking forward to an exciting range of events are on.

Take action against 15 months jail for climate protester

Northern Rivers locals are gathering in Lismore this Saturday to protest the imprisonment of non-violent climate activist Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco who stopped one lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April.

Agritourism policy forced upon LGAs

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) has ignored Byron Shire Council’s urgent request to delay the forced adoption of the NSW government’s agritourism policy. The policy came into effect last week in all local government areas (LGAs).