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Regional ratios rollout NSW begins in Lismore

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the announcement of nurse-to-patient ratios at two regional NSW hospitals but has expressed concern over the pace of the phased rollout.

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Public subs support Mullum’s locally-sourced water supply

Mayor Michael Lyon has criticised the Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) and Greens Cr Duncan Dey, claiming they presented a ‘one-sided’ view which ‘certainly swayed current public opinion’ around the future of Mullum’s water supply.

Traffic chaos?

I note that water mains replacement is soon to be undertaken on Bangalow Road, Byron Bay. Timeframe July to...

Valley of Craftsmen at Mullum Farmers Market

Victoria Cosford It’s a pest and a weed, introduced from East Asia and found along most of the east coast,...

National NAIDOC Week – Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud

This year’s National NAIDOC Week theme honours the enduring strength and resilience of First Nations peoples and culture.

Arabs rights

Regarding Heilpern’s article: 1. Not a token of non-Jews serve in the army. By and large the whole Muslim...

Man assaulted – Tweed Heads South

Police have commenced an investigation following an assault at a Tweed Heads shopping centre yesterday afternoon.

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Sea Shepherd’s ocean protection looks to new horizons

Mention Sea Shepherd (SS) to most people, and it conjures up images of dramatic whaling boat collisions at sea.  

Hundreds rally against fish farms in Hobart

Yesterday in nipaluna/Hobart, hundreds of concerned citizens joined the Fish Farms Out Now flotilla organized by Bob Brown Foundation, calling for fish farms to be removed from Tasmanian waters.

Proposed shark nets unsafe for marine life and humans say animal conservationists

Animal conservationist groups are appalled at a decision by the NSW government to reinstate shark nets in coastal waters starting in spring.

Young whale caught in shark nets on Gold Coast

The first whale entanglement happened at the Gold Coast early on Monday evening when a young sub-adult whale was caught in shark nets.

Is the great shark fear justified?

Byron Rangers and Sea Shepherd Byron Bay are launching the film Envoy: Shark Cull with a screening and live Q&A this Wednesday 21 July.

Outdoor Sea Shepherd film screening next week

A new initiative by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has launched, which aims to educate and bring together a community of passionate people of all ages.

Sea Shepherd screens Chasing the Thunder in Byron

The latest film from Sea Shepherd is Chasing the Thunder, a thrilling high seas adventure where two marine conservation captains go on a hundred-day chase of the illegal poacher and pirate fishing vessel, the Thunder.

The kids are alright…

Teenagers get a bad rap in the media – self-absorbed, argumentative, lazy, withdrawn, social media obsessed, irresponsible – but I’m here to tell you, as a young person, that the kids are alright.

Fight for the Bight paddle out protest Saturday

Support the fight to stop oil mining in the Great Australian Bight at this Saturday's paddle out in Byron and around the country.

Sea Shepherd welcomes end to Southern Ocean Whaling

Sea Shepherd says its objective of ending the slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary has been realised following Japan's announcement that it will quit the International Whaling Commission.

Healthy lifestyle program for Lismore and Tweed families

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that families can access support to build healthy habits together, including tips and assistance for getting active, healthy eating and overall wellbeing.

Artists donate work for Wallum cause

They say art imitates life, but can it also save life? This is the ultimate goal of the Save Wallum Art Exhibition and fundraiser that opened at Gallery Cosmosis in Byron Bay on Friday night.

850 women with sticks in Lismore and Ballina

The Goonellabah Hockey Centre and the Ballina Hockey Centre are about to be inundated with women and their big sticks as Lismore teams up with Ballina to host the NSW Northern Division Women's Masters Hockey Championships.

Macquarie Marshes under threat from mining

If it hasn't been hard enough protecting the Macquarie Marshes from drought because of the upstream cotton growers now farmers are faced with a new threat to this environmentally significant, Ramsar-listed area.