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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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Defacing artworks

Mullumbimby is a colourful place. We love all the events, workshops, activities and markets – it all adds to...

Bypass the supermarket duopoly

With more and more people feeling the pressures of Australia’s cost-of-living crisis and the government launching investigations into supermarket...

Lismore skate ramp on the move

Tomorrow the vertical skate ramp from Victoria Street in Lismore will be transported by road to Nimbin, to a private property.

Native title holders defend Wallum DA endorsement

Leweena Williams, representing the Tweed Byron Aboriginal Land Council, told councillors at Thursday’s meeting that her organisation stands by their cultural assessment of the Bruns Wallum site, which is slated for urban development by Clarence Property.

Mullumbimby men’s team well placed to defend local water polo championship

The Mullumbimby men’s water polo team sit on top of the Far North Coast competition table after beating their major rivals, the Alstonville Rattle Snakes 8–4, earlier this week.

Seniors Festival returns March 11

The Byron Seniors Festival is back, and will be held from March 11 to 15 at the Byron Community Centre.

Stories about "Schools":

Glimmer of hope for more community tree planting

A new site for school tree planting that could provide a space for generations of local kids to engage in regen education has been earmarked by Byron Council.

Mobile dentist van to visit four local schools

Kids in regional and remote Northern NSW communities will have a faster and more convenient trip to the dentist thanks to a new mobile dental van operating in the region, the state government says.

Splendour’s failed traffic management plan costs organisers $100k

Billinudgel Property will be $100,000 out of pocket for failing to comply with its traffic management plan at the 2022 Splendour in the Grass event.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

John Williamson launches ‘The Voice of the Sea’ for ocean protection

Australian music icon John Williamson is back with a new song, The Voice of the Sea, to highlight the plight of our oceans and marine life – and schools across the country are rehearsing the song for their end-of-year concerts.

Flood-affected schools staff locked in for 2022

Thirty-three schools in the Northern Rivers region will be eligible for Disaster Supplementation for the remainder of 2022.

Queensland school year to start in February

It was proposed last week and it has now been made official – the start of the 2022 school year in Queensland will move from Monday January 24 to Monday February 7 to avoid opening schools during the predicted peak of the Omicron wave.

Say thank you to our educators on World Teachers’ Day – Australia!

The profound and lasting effect that teachers have on the lives of our children cannot be quantified and certainly not in dollars. They all deserve a pay rise!

Staff cuts at Murwillumbah mega school

The NSW Teacher's Federations says that the proposed merger of four schools in Murwillumbah will result in the loss of at least 19 teaching positions.

Teaching your children well during lockdown

Students at all NSW government schools are currently learning from home in line with NSW Health advice. The use of online and hard copy work varies depending on which method the school prefers.

How much water can we supply to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.