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Byron Shire
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Unions meet with Norco over staff stand down

With flood-ravaged Norco in Lismore under scrutiny the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union, and the Electrical Trades Union met with management on Thursday to discuss the company’s plans for its Lismore ice cream factory.

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Something about Ash and Sara

The Rock & Roll Coffee Company is proud to present the second showcase in their Something About Songwriters series featuring...

WAR wins another rugby premiership

WAR’s Dan Damen shoots through the Bangalow defence to claim a try in Saturday’s grand final. Photo Vicki Kerry Wollongbar...

Urban trees and forests are very vulnerable to climate change: how should we shore them up?

New research predicts most of our favourite city trees are at risk from global warming.

Get your sculpture ideas in by Sept 30

The Ingenuity Small Sculpture Prize is seeking entries by September 30 from Northern Rivers artists with $6,000 worth of prizes up for grabs.

Origin walks away from Beetaloo Basin

In a major victory for community pressure and investor activism, Origin Energy announced yesterday that they would divest 100 per cent of their gas interests in the Northern Territory's massive Beetaloo Basin, along with fracking plans in the Lake Eyre Basin and WA's Kimberley region.

Students in the dark about milk production

NSW Farmers says an Australian university study has discovered four in five primary school students have no idea how modern milk is produced.

Stories about "Riverkeeper":

Hope for the Richmond?

The Richmond Riverkeeper Association is an emerging organisation dedicated to improving the health of the once-mighty Richmond River, by giving the waterways of the catchment a community voice.

GG, Bob Carr, and Morrison

Back page note (7 September) from Bob Carr that the Governor-General (GG) got $18m from Morrison at the same time as the secret signing...

Mangroves keep carbon in the soil for 5,000 years

Marine forests are great long-term carbon sinks. In fact, according to new research on a Mexican mangrove forest, they can keep carbon out of the atmosphere for millennia.

West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to prepare for flooding. The flooding...

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...