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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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The Art of Woman highlights the upcoming Lismore Women’s Festival 

Friday evening saw a bountiful display of art at Lismore’s Serpentine Gallery celebrating the feminine and preluding the 2024 Lismore Women’s Festival. 

Short film awesomeness

Flickerfest and iQ are back, Thursday to Saturday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall. Go on a remarkable cinematic journey...

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.

Community tree planting in Mullum Feb 24

Want to help locally to care for our environment and plant trees for our wildlife?

More than 80 new Tweed Hospital jobs

The Northern NSW Local Health District is advertising more than 80 full time equivalent roles at the new Tweed Valley Hospital, due to open in mid-May. 

Defacing artworks

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

Stories about "Shark attacks":

Close encounter with shark at Sharpes Beach, Ballina

Pro surfer Matt Wilkinson had a close encounter with the shark kind at Sharpes Beach near Ballina yesterday.

The myths about sharks and shark attacks debunked

A recent panel discussion in Byron Bay brought some focussed intelligence to bear on the subject of sharks for a change, instead of the usual Murdoch media beat-ups.

Shark nets the best option for protecting people

Nicholas Crouch, Lennox Head Can the Ballina Shark attack issue be reduced to this equation: One Great White or one person? The numbers are roughly the...

Cooper recuperates after shark attack

Teenage surfer Cooper Allen, who was bitten by a shark off the a Ballina beach this morning has escaped with only a few stitches from the ordeal.

Ballina beaches closed after shark attack at Lighthouse Beach

Surf Life Saving NSW has confirmed reports of a shark attack on a 17-year-old surfer at Lighthouse Beach, Ballina, at around 9am this morning...

Wategos to get acute shark attack pack ASAP

Byron Bay’s iconic Wategos Beach is the first in the state to receive what could be a life-saving medical kit containing key items needed in first aid situations following a shark attack.

Ballina shark barrier installation stalls

Installation of the controversial ‘eco’ shark barrier at Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach has stalled after fears that divers installing the 350kg concrete ‘planks’ that anchor...

Shark devices pose threat to boats: Sea Shepherd

So-called 'smart drum lines' in Ballina and Byron Bay could be a threat to boaties, the Sea Shepherd Australia group has claimed.

Is Evans River dredging attracting sharks?

An Evans Head residents group wants to know whether spoil from dredging in the Evans River might be attracting sharks.

Mick Fanning was not ‘attacked’ by shark

Dean Jefferys, skipper of marine conservation yacht Migaloo 2. This is a call to cut the hysteria and remove shark nets and drum lines. People around the world can see that the shark didn't intend to attack and kill Mick Fanning and there is no need to get hysterical about sharks and that humans are not on sharks' menu.

How to supply water 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.