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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

Rous Chair Keith Williams looks ahead

Since the Dunoon Dam was shelved, Rous County Council has put a new draft of the Future Water Project...

The legal smoke

Paul Rea, Coorabell While Labor stopped taking donations from the tobacco industry in 2004 and the Liberals followed suit a...

Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Editorial: The beef about meat

Firstly, let me declare an interest: I have been a vegetarian for 49 years, so tasty cow parts are not high on my agenda.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Stories about "random breath testing":

Man 7 times over limit nabbed in booze bus operation

Almost 80 people were arrested for drink driving following the launch of the multi-site booze bus  ‘Operation Nabbed – Northern’ on Friday and Saturday nights.

RBT and RDT in action on Hinterland Way

Highway Patrol are currently conducting random drug and alcohol testing on Hinterland Way near the St Helena speed camera.

Police breath-testing boaties and beachgoers

If you thought you were safe having a bevy or two while out boating or four-wheel driving on the beach, think again. Police and the DPI have been out and about testing people.

Car hits pedestrian, phone box

Motorists will see higher profile police patrols of local roads together with random drink and drug testing after the annual state-wide Xmas traffic blitz, Operation Safe Arrival, began on Friday. At one accident on Saturday, a phone box was destroyed and a pedestrian thrown in the air.

Voluntary breath testing at festivals about to fold

An organisation that provides voluntary breath testing and drug and alcohol information for music festival patrons says that without political and financial support, it will ‘cease operation in the next month.’

Drunk teen tourist drives wrong way down Byron street

A drunken 18-year-old female New Zealand tourist was arrested after police doing RBT duty spotted her driving the wrong way down a one-way street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police on patrol in Bruns

This posse of police cars spotted in Brunswick Heads yesterday is a timely reminder that highway patrol vehicles are out and about during the school holiday period.

Casino P-plate driver 5 times over limit

A P-plate driver stopped in Casino on Saturday for a breath test told the cops he’d had ‘one beer’. But police allege that when he was taken back to the police station he tested five times over the legal limit.

M1 ‘turned into car park’ by police testing

Police admit to turning the M1 southbound into a ‘car park’ on Saturday night when Tweed-Byron and Richmond highway patrol chose to conduct random alcohol and drug testing in the Tugun Tunnel.

Four charged with drink driving in Tweed-Bryon region

Police in the Tweed-Byron area have been targeting drink driving in the past week, with four people off the roads as a result.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.