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Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

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SES issues Minor Flood warning for Lismore

Moderate rainfall across the Wilsons River catchment since Wednesday has caused significant river level rises along the Wilsons River and its tributaries, which has the potential to cause minor flooding along the Wilsons River at Lismore late Friday morning.

Vale Byron girl, Patricia Marcia Dailhou 

Patricia, better known as Pat or Patsy, was born in Byron Bay in 1933 and was the second eldest of nine, to Horace Cecil Vernon Freeman (better known as ‘Bluey’) and Dorothy Lulu Freeman (nee Daniels). 

Over 1,000 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern Rivers

There have been 1,099 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to 8pm 18...

Lismore to celebrate Australia Day with awards and Citizenship Ceremony

Many people will celebrate Australia Day next week and Lismore City Council has announced some of the nominees for this year’s Australia Day Awards.

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.

Bioenergy precaution

The notion of ‘Green Energy’ has recently excited business investors and no doubt the public. We need positive solutions...

Stories about "schoolies":

600 schoolies tested for COVID at Ballina airport

Around 600 schoolies were provided with Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) at the Ballina- Byron Gateway Airport on Saturday ahead of their departure from Byron Bay at the conclusion of their booked vacation

Police warn Schoolies ‘Be COVID-Safe’

A message from senior officers at Tweed/Byron Police District for 2020 end of school celebrations is reminding school leavers from across NSW and interstate who have travelled to Byron Bay and other parts of Northern NSW  to stay COVID-Safe.

Mayor: change your plans for Schoolies

At a press conference in Byron Bay this morning Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson, Detective Acting Superintendent Cameron Lindsay and NSW Local Health District's Wayne Jones, met to make an announcement about the upcoming Schoolies week in the town.

Schoolies welcomed in Byron

The number of teens coming to Byron for schoolies week appears to have increased this year but they have generally been well behaved, the organiser of the Apex Park schoolies Hub says.

Schoolies are arriving in Byron for summer fun

Schools out for summer and many of the newly minted adults who have had their final day of school and are heading for a good time in Byron Bay.

Schoolies went well overall, say police

Local police say they were pleased overall with the behaviour of those who attended Schoolies celebrations in Byron Bay over the past few weeks.  Detective...

Schoolies ‘Operation Kimberley’ commences

Senior police have been reminding school leavers to party safely and know their limits during as this year’s NSW schoolies celebrations kicked in over the weekend.

Tamara Smith MP ‘Blows Zero’

Local Greens MP Tamara Smith raised $5,000 with the help of local businesses and festivals to provide the final funding push to purchase a new breathalyser machine for the HUB in Byron to use over schoolies season this year.

Schoolies volunteer call out

With the yearly preparations underway for when schoolies arrive in a little more than two months, BUDDI youth worker Nicqui Yazdi. is appealing for volunteers to step up and help make the event a safe and memorable one.

Byron Schoolies ‘best ever’

Organisers of youth services are busy packing up after a busy schoolies season in Byron Bay and saying it was the best schoolies ever.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.

Reform needed to deliver electric trucks in Australia

With the aim of getting more electric-powered trucks on Australian roads, the Electric Vehicle Council and the Australian Trucking Association have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into an electric future.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.