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A win for the roughy

The battle for the 'roughy had been a tough road for conservationists and hopefully this win will be the last fight.

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Take a ticket

Council’s Draft Complaint Handling Policy is on exhibition! It’s a document that, if drafted carefully, could provide the public with confidence that Council take complaints seriously and accountability will apply when a complaint is found to be true.

Sick to my stomach

Gabi Giacomin, Ocean Shores I cannot believe it! We have voted for a Green MP, a Green Council, we have...

Burnt, logged and flogged? Unsustainable forestry continues unabated

The North East Forest Alliance is calling for an immediate 10% reduction in wood supply commitments to north-coast sawmillers from public forests because of the widespread death of trees due to the Black Summer bushfires.

In the ditch

Peter Olson, Goonengerry The Suez Canal blockage is just one small part of the Reset Button: unexpected delays, meet ‘just-in-time’ production. You...

Is it solar fair?

Meg Pickup, Ballina The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) draft rule change will result in solar households and businesses being...

Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

Poppa Veet Mayo, Main Arm Am I the only one who can smell a dead rat in this bubble called...

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Humans and wildlife need help during and post floods

The recent storms and flooding across NSW and Queensland has left not only the human communities devastated but also wildlife.

What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.

Very High Fire Danger warning

The North Coast has a High Fire Danger warning today with a Very High Fire Danger warning for the far north coast.

Councillor Steve Morrissey re-elected as Deputy Mayor – Richmond Valley Council

Mr Morrissey was  elected unopposed to the position for another 12 months, following a unanimous Council vote at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting.

Win for dog walkers at Evans Head

Evans Head’s Airforce Beach will see and extension to its off-leash dog walking zone by 230m to the south, towards Main Beach, lengthening the total dog walking area from 1.45km to 1.68km.

Does everyone deserve a home?

The COVID-19 lockdown in Victoria has gone to level four and it highlights the importance of having a safe place to rest your head for everyone.

Festival and event support available for Richmond Valley

While many people think that the Byron Shire is overrun with festivals Richmond Valley Council is encouraging and supporting festivals and events in their area with funding support.

Increased water testing in Rocky Creek Dam following bushfires

The impact of the bushfires on local water supplies has led to Rous County Council developing a targeted raw water sampling program in consultation with NSW Health and industry experts to identify potential contaminants.

$1m drought relief for Lismore and Richmond Valley Councils

Lismore and Richmond Valley drought affected communities have now had the drought communities fund extended to their areas.

Water restrictions tighten as dam drops

Water restrictions for Byron Shire (except Mullumbimby) are set to be elevated to level two, says local water utility Rous County Council, effective January 20.

Maybe Canberra needs a bit of distraction biff

Mick breathed in but his Cronulla Sharks football jersey struggled to contain his well-insulated six-pack and he held up his hand as he approached Bazza in the front bar of the Top Pub.

Council crews working hard to repair potholes

Tweed Shire Council road maintenance crews are out across the Tweed's road network repairing potholes and other damage caused by the recent prolonged rainfall and previous flood events.

Poor Pauline

Bob Vinnicombe, Sefton A lot of hypocrisy from Labor and The Greens about respect for women. Look at the treatment they dished out to Pauline...

New film celebrates getting back outside

'Free From Lockdown: Back Out in Nature' is a new short film in which a group of disabled and non-disabled performers from the Northern Rivers celebrate being in nature after COVID lockdown.