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A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

Black bellied whale sighted at Ballina dubbed ‘Liquorice’

For years southern waters whale watchers have been keeping their eyes keen for Migaloo and his offspring, but just...

Bring your people together!

It’s time to bring people together! Wherever you might like to party, Event Byron Bay has you covered. From...

#BigBadBiomass – protesters reject burning trees for energy

North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) and the NSW Forest Defenders have thrown their support behind the protests against the burning of Biomass to generate electricity across Australia ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP) 26.

The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types...

Stories about "species extinction":

Extinction crisis in Australia according to government

Australia’s extinction crisis in regard to its fauna (animals) is under the spotlight and the results are not good.

A funny thing happened on the way to being Grandma

Between the government and the mining companies, we are slowly destroying this country. Not only did we steal it from the First Nations Peoples, now we are poisoning the land they love so much.

S Sorrensen’s Here & Now: Good Grief

Leonard Cohen wrote: There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Tonight, sitting here in the Nimbin Bush Theatre, I have realised something else: that the crack in everything can also allow the grief out.

Batty humans should leave flying foxes alone

Menkit Prince, Uki. Conflict between flying foxes and humans in our region is so disconcerting. Humans have destroyed 75 per cent of pre-colonial forests for...

Coal could make humanity extinct

M Mizzi, Byron Bay. Dear Mr Abbott, Coal is not god for humanity and other living things. As this article points out humans are causing the greatest mass extinctions of life on earth and biodiversity destruction since the ice age.

Remembering Martha, the last passenger pigeon

A significant 100th anniversary passed last week with next to no comment in the Australian media, the death of Martha, the last passenger pigeon, who died on the concrete floor of her cage at the Cincinnati Zoo, September 1, 1914.

Habitat loss puts us in extinction cliffhanger

Like anyone with a Leunig calendar, I flick ahead to read all the cartoons. I stop at the one with the character walking a bike by the cliff edge, who smiles at the grand view of a mountain range.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.