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Infrastructure for east end of Mullum

Mullumbimby was founded 135 years ago. In the 1960s sewerage was introduced, as was I suppose drainage infrastructure. Are...

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Transgender rights

Mandy Nolan might be surprised to discover how many women of all political persuasions, feminists or not, are alarmed...

Reef snapshot details widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Latest CSIRO research shows that the fifth major bleaching event since 2016 is still unfolding, but bleaching was just one of the disturbances on the reef over summer.

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in...

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick...

Byron swimmer airlifted to hospital

A man swimming in Byron Bay on the weekend was airlifted to the Gold Coast University Hospital, rescuers said. 

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‘Heartbroken’ students strike to fight climate crisis

Around 200 students and supporters gathered in Railway Park in Byron Bay this morning before marching to Peace Park on Main Beach, for a School Strikes 4 Climate event to send a message to the government that coal, gas and oil need to stay in the ground.

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.

TAFE students raising awareness in Homelessness Week

A group of TAFE students are hosting a Homelessness Awareness Community event at SCU Goodman Plaza this Wednesday for Homelessness Week.

Program to save international students from drowning

Many of the drowning deaths on Australian beaches can be attributed to foreign beach goers who don't know how to swim and who have no local knowledge of the dangers in our coastal waters.

 Uki Refugee Project and Mt St Pat’s join forces for refugees

The Mount Saint Patrick College in Murwillumbah held an assembly of 850 students, teaching staff and members of the Uki Refugee Project to officially open their new sports house called Romero House – in honour of Saint Romero.

NESA bungle as up to 4,500 students get early access to 2022 HSC results

One would think that the department that has sovereignty over the establishment and monitoring of school standards for our children's education, might be a little bit smarter.

Kingscliff Public School Art Show coming soon

Tweed art enthusiasts take note, the Kingscliff Public School Art Show is coming to the Kingscliff Community Hall on Friday 18 November, from 5.30-7.30pm. The show this year is a partnership between the P&C, students and class teachers.

Locals protest the removal of 49 native trees at Wollumbin High for a car park

As cars tooted in support around 80 locals gathered this morning at Wollumbin High School to protest against the removal of native and endangered trees that were planted by the ‘Man of the Trees’ Bruce Chick and school students from when the school was founded.

More than just a holiday – education creates opportunities

The journey began on the descent into Nadi International Airport. The view from the port window promised a sublime experience to say the least!

Drone education coming to schools

With drone technology firmly relocated from the hobbyist fringe to the mainstream, students across Australia will get a chance to build their skills as next-generation pilots thanks to an innovative safety campaign being launched by aviation safety regulator CASA in schools.

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick Heads. How the state planning...

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.