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Byron Shire
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Calls to reverse NSW anti-protest laws

The harsh sentencing of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco for stopping a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April this year has led to a range of protests and the call to reverse NSW anti-protest laws by lawyer and Greens NSW Legislative Council Member Sue Higginson.

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Dead planet?

The great thing about a global temperature target is that the expansion of fossil fuels stays below the target......

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.

Don’t remove the concrete barriers say Tweed Council

The removal of concrete barriers at Reserve Creek Road landslip are putting the community at risk say Tweed Shire Council

Besmirching Julian Assange

In reply to John Donnellan’s latest shrill attempt to besmirch Julian Assange’s character, it is important to highlight that...

Why a warming climate creates more devastating rain impacts

Extreme rain and flooding will continue to get worse for decades to come as we have at least another 0.4 degrees of global warming locked in that is likely to be reached by 2030 – in the next ten years. 

Stories about "Surf":

Australian-first Surf Series and workshops ends in Lennox Head on Sunday

It might be cold outside but that's not stopping women who love to surf and over 100 women and girls will participate in the first female event series in Australia on Sunday at Lennox Head.

Australia’s first all-female surfing series launches

Surfing NSW has announced today the launch of an all-female surf series, the Challenge Her Team’s Classic. The series aims to increase female participation and support across the state through three events that focus on fun, skills development and community. 

Defibrillator fundraiser launched in Phil’s wake

A fundraiser has been established to buy three defibrillators for Byron Bay beaches, after local surfer, Phillip Jones, died after being pulled from the water on Thursday, August 26.

Surf abuse

Dave Lisle, Goonengerry Paul Bibby’s front page story suggested an abusive surf culture was more a factor in surf rage than overcrowding and inexperience. I...

Mature surfers need to call out abuse

Paul Taylor, Murwillumbah The mature male surfers present in the line-up when these serial germs go about bullying and assaulting others are themselves a part...

Surf’s up at new museum

A priceless 30 year collection of surf nostalgia and culture will soon be made public, with the launch of the Legends Surf Museum.

Surfers farewell a gentle giant of the waves

A member of our surfing community has died. It came as a shock. No-one in my circle had known he was sick, but none of us had been very close to him. Big John was a larger-than-life character. Literally and figuratively.

Hazardous surf and beach closures today

Hazardous weather conditions are forecast for the Northern NSW coastline for today, Sunday 15 March.

Nat’s Church of the Open Sky

With a blaze of groundbreaking performances and a swag of titles claimed from all over the world to his name, Australian world champion surfer Nat Young’s seventieth birthday inspired some reflection on the waves and characters that have marked his spectacular career.

2017 Nikon Surf Photos of the Year on display

This years winner of the Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Awards 2017 was Luke Shadbolt. The top twenty photos are currently on exhibition at Surf World in Currumbin.

Tweed Council secures environmental water sharing during drought

Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods. 

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.