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In Byron Shire and beyond, we have a regular, convenient and reliable public transport system moving thousands of commuters...

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Unforeseen and unpredicted

I find it very strange that in the New Epoch, 2022, which heralded record-breaking ‘unforeseen, unpredicted floods’, along the...

Unsealed roads left off govt road audit

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation say one of the biggest road surveys in regional NSW is now underway – yet unsealed roads have not been included in the audit.

New research collaboration aiming to flood-proof our future

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) and Southern Cross University, are collaborating on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to inform and shape the future of Northern Rivers communities following the February and March 2022 floods.

Vehicles on beaches

Some Ballina councillors have their heads in the sand about vehicles on beaches! I ask them to think about...

Brunswick, Belongil and Tallows wait for Emergency Response Beacons

In early November two men were saved from drowning at Dreamtime Beach, Fingal Head when a women activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning. There are three waiting to be deployed in Byron Shire.

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Stories about "same sex marriage":

Support for families and friends of LGBTIQ community

Same-sex marriage was supported in late 2017 with over 61 per cent of the country voting in favour. For many people it felt like they could now move forward positively accepting each other’s choices of love and sexual identities.

How the same-sex marriage vote will impact on human rights, democracy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s promise of same-sex marriage by Christmas will almost certainly be honoured. We will continue to argue for some time whether the long, expensive and emotionally charged process that’s delivered this change was worth it.

Amendments to marriage bill would extend discrimination: Natale

Right-wing amendments to same-sex marriage laws would provide special privileges for parents, civil celebrants and faith-based charities and undermine existing anti-discrimination laws, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale says.

Thus Spake Mungo: PM’s fistful of dollars… over the rainbow

When all else fails, dangle the prospect a tax cut and hope that the jaded eyes of the voters light up. Well, perhaps it’s not actually a prospect, more of a hint – or just a suggestion of a hint.

Byron businesses expect wedding boom after YES vote

For the hundreds of locals making a living from Byron’s wedding industry, the big ‘Yes’ result in the same-sex marriage survey wasn’t just about rights and recognition.

Abbott allegedly head-butted by same sex marriage campaigner

Liberal backbencher Tony Abbott was head-butted by a man he claims was a same-sex marriage supporter in Hobart on Thursday. But his tough old nut survived.

Marriage for all

Tonight: marriage equality forum at the Lismore Workers club from 6pm with former Olympic swimmer Daniel Kowalski.

Same-sex marriage vote Feb 11: report

The Turnbull government is expected to announce the plebiscite on same-sex marriage will be held on February 11 next year.

Psychologists call for marriage equality

The Australian Psychological Society has called for supports full marriage equality for all people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, on human rights, health and wellbeing grounds.

North coast Greens condemn govt over marriage equality

The Greens on the north coast have condemned the Coalition party room’s decision to deny its members a free vote on the issue of marriage equality for same-sex couples.

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.