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A quiet day in Bruns after arrests and lock-ons

Though no machinery arrived at Wallum this morning, contractors and police were on the development site at Brunswick Heads as well as dozens of Save Wallum protesters. 

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Alternate facts?

According to David Shoebridge of the Greens in a recent sitting in the senate, the UN has named Australia...

Aid workers killed

I along with the Israeli and Jewish community in general mourn with the rest of the world for the...

Express. Empower. Get loud! for Youth Week in Lismore

This year’s Youth Week is theme is Express. Empower. Get loud!

Who is our next GG?

Sam Mostyn has been announced by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese as Australia's next governor-general. So what sort of woman is she, and why has her appointment sent the right wing media into a tizz?

Reef snapshot details widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Latest CSIRO research shows that the fifth major bleaching event since 2016 is still unfolding, but bleaching was just one of the disturbances on the reef over summer.

Rains, drains, floods

The ABC news and Guardian recently published reports of the potential return of La Niña in 2024 bringing similar...

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Community carers and responders program launched

Following the recent second anniversary of the bushfires that hit our region, Resilient Byron say they are proud to announce the beginning of their...

Women’s rights focus at Renew Fest

Two further headlining guests have been announced for Renew Fest, which describes itself as a ‘festival of full system regenerative change’ Festival director, Ella...

What if the trucks stop coming? Renew Fest kicks off Saturday

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow, hosted by Renew Fest and Resilient Byron, is kicking off on February 13 with a series of neighbourhood events, tackling the question: How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?

Renew Fest and Resilient Byron team up

With Renew Fest about to run a crowdfunding early bird ticket blitz to ensure this year’s festival can go ahead, they are thrilled to announce a new key partnership with Resilient Byron, set up to assist in preparing communities for a changing climate.

Renew with Stephen Jenkinson, May 10, 11

Internationally renowned author Stephen Jenkinson will soon visit Mullumbimby, speaking on some of the biggest personal and social dynamics we will need to embrace in an age of climate crisis: elderhood and grief.

Renew Fest returns for 2019, first lineup drops

Organisers say it is ‘Australia’s festival of ecological, economic and social renewal’, and the focus for 2019 will be around themes of grief, praise, eldership and belonging.

Renew Fest inspires reflection

Over 100 presenters and a thousand or so curious minds gathered at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds over the weekend for Renew Fest. 

Tree sonics backdrop for Renew Fest

The beautiful fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds have always been central to the Renew Fest experience, and they will be taking centre stage this year with a sonic installation from Brisbane-based composer Luke Jaaniste.

Ready for behavioural change?

Bring your cup and plate. Local sustainability festival Renew Fest will deliver its third waste-free event in a row this year, with support from some passionate young Americans.

Headliner drops for Renew Fest

Conscious independent hip- hop outfit Hugo and Treats will be headlining this year’s Renew festival. The MC and DJ team describe their sound as visionary spoken word and creative crowd choreography, mixed with earthshakingly intricate beats and bass.

What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Wallum urban development back in court

The company behind the Wallum housing development in Brunswick Heads is once again taking Byron Council to court, this time for allegedly holding up its planned earthworks at the site in an unlawful manner.

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

Musicians and MLC support the save Wallum fight

As the drama unfolded between police and protesters at the Wallum Development in Brunswick Heads yesterday, people were drawn to the site by the red alerts sent out by the Save Wallum organisers.