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Calls to reverse NSW anti-protest laws

The harsh sentencing of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco for stopping a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April this year has led to a range of protests and the call to reverse NSW anti-protest laws by lawyer and Greens NSW Legislative Council Member Sue Higginson.

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Dune – not bush – regeneration for Byron’s Main Beach

Severe storm-cut erosion is nothing new in Byron Bay. Recorded history describes beach loss back to the coffee rock in the 1800s. Until the town’s tourist potential was ‘discovered’ 100+ years later and our built environment grew seaward, the beach swiftly rebuilt after these regular catastrophic events.

Why a warming climate creates more devastating rain impacts

Extreme rain and flooding will continue to get worse for decades to come as we have at least another 0.4 degrees of global warming locked in that is likely to be reached by 2030 – in the next ten years. 

NSW Labor candidate announced for Ballina

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

Gort claims singles tennis title at Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby Tennis Club Championship finals were held last weekend and culminated with the open men’s singles where Steve Gort...

Rally for the Right to Protest on Dec 10

Activists and concerned citizens of Lismore and Northern Rivers will rally at 10 am on Saturday in Peace Park in Lismore on International Human Rights Day.

Mullum’s zebra crossing win hard fought by residents

A zebra crossing is being installed at a pedestrian safety blackspot near the centre of Mullumbimby, following a long-running campaign by a group of local residents.

Stories about "Rainbow":

Rainbow Dragons are racing into 2021

Lennox Head’s Rainbow Dragons have picked up second place in the women’s 20s team race at the recent Currumbin Regatta on the Gold Coast.

Lismore residents asked to vote on CBD rainbow project

Where do you want the rainbow crossing should go in Lismore?

Lismore flies the rainbow flag in support of equality

The Lismore City Council has this morning raised the rainbow flag in support of marriage equality while an unauthorised rainbow crossing has appeared in Nimbin.

Tweed Council secures environmental water sharing during drought

Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods. 

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.