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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Third time the charm for Alstonville FC’s senior women as they win 2022 grand final

The Alstonville Football Club’s women’s premier league footballers have won this year’s grand final 1-0 against a very competitive...

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.

Caper Byron – it’s going to be food bliss!

Caper Byron Bay; Our Food and Culture Festival has launched their first program, inclusive of more than 30 diverse...

Lots happening at Lismore Regional Gallery

Holiday break workshops for young people, temporary public art and cultural landscaping are some of the arty attractions coming to Lismore and beyond in the near future.

Celebrating rebirth and renewal

With perfect spring weather on offer for the occasion, Cape Byron Steiner School recently held its annual Spring Fair.

Labor leader promises to stop Murwillumbah mega-school merger if they win election

NSW Labor leader Chris Minns has promised concerned parents, teachers, and the community that if Labor win the next election they will not follow through with the mega-school merger that is currently underway in Murwillumbah.

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Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

Iron Gates DA at Evans Head refused – appeal to be lodged

The controversial Iron Gates development application at Evans Head, that has been waiting for a decision on the current DA for eight years, and been fought against by the local community for over 30 years, was refused on Tuesday by the Northern Regional Planning Panel.

Inclusion of Iron Gates development in 2041 regional plan questioned

Iron Gates, a controversial development application for a satellite residential development at Evans Head is due to be decided next Tuesday, yet the development of the flood and fire prone area has been included in the Draft North Coast Plan for 2041.

Evans Head, Iron Gates DA public planning meeting coming

The current development application (DA) for the flood and bushfire-prone site of the Evans Head, Iron Gates development will go before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) on 30 August.

Second independent assessment of Iron Gates DA in Evans Head recommends refusal

Two independent reports on the Iron Gates development at Evans Heads have determined that it should not go ahead.

Iron Gates development in Evans Head ‘not good planning’ says independent assessor

A proposal for the Iron Gates site near Evans Head has been pushed by developers for over 30 years in one form or another. The local community has continued to fight against a development they have tirelessly pointed out was at risk of bushfire, floods, and damaged Indigenous cultural heritage and the environment. 

Are Richmond Valley Council gagging community participation?

Ever had a reason to present a point of view to your local councilors during public access? Proposed changes to the Richmond Valley Council meeting Code of Practice mean that you might no longer get that opportunity.

Govt to rebuild Northern Rivers from July 1

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will come into existence from July 1. So what is it, and how will it assist flood-affected residents across the region?

Casino town water safe to drink

The Richmond Valley Council says Casino tap water is safe to drink again without boiling after nearly two weeks.

Disaster Recovery Centre opens at Casino

Richmond Valley Council and the NSW Government have established a Disaster Recovery Centre to provide information, assistance, and help for residents and business owners who were affected by the recent flooding events.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.