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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Mullum Road upgrade

Construction is expected to commence in December to improve the flood-prone Mullumbimby Road near Uncle Tom’s corner.

Freemasonry looks to its future

Meet the Freemasonry Grand PooBah of Lodge Cavanbah in Byron Bay, Nick Towers.

Appeal to locate woman missing from Rosebank

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from Rosebank.

What’s on the Byron Council agenda for May 16?

Items before Council’s meeting on May 16 include a push by two Greens councillors to make Byron Shire beaches accessible to people with disabilities.

Lennox Head tree planting day success

This year celebrated the 19th year of the annual Lennox Head tree planting day along the iconic Lennox Headland that took place on May 10. 

Local housing prices down over 20 per cent

The region has seen falling house prices, new data from CoreLogic suggests.

Stories about "Safe Schools":

Ballina MP calls for retention of Safe Schools program

Tamara Smith says a call to ban the Safe Schools program in NSW is discriminatory and based on scare tactics and misinformation. The subject is set to be debated in NSW Parliament today.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.