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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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Lots happening at Lismore Regional Gallery

Holiday break workshops for young people, temporary public art and cultural landscaping are some of the arty attractions coming to Lismore and beyond in the near future.

Third time the charm for Alstonville FC’s senior women as they win 2022 grand final

The Alstonville Football Club’s women’s premier league footballers have won this year’s grand final 1-0 against a very competitive...

Forever Diamond – Celebrating 50 years of Neil

Neil Diamond is a phenomenon who gives truly special and personal shows that legions of fans return to see...

The Irukandjis sting in USA

Australia's national surfing team the Irukandjis have won a silver medal overall at the International Surfing Association World Surfing Games which just wrapped up at Huntington Beach, California.

AZTECA margarita mix

WANTED: Fun-loving person to spend two years eating tacos and sampling margaritas in Mexico with same. I’d answer that kind...

Byron Music Society’s Big Sing

Byron Music Society presents ‘A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms’ (Ein Deutsches Requiem), recognised as one of the greatest...

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Caution when swimming

Water quality is being tested regularly by Ballina Shire Council with The Spit showing poor water quality, one site in Shaws Bay showing fair water quality.

Ballina Shire waterways still a risk to immuno-compromised swimmers

People with compromised immune systems were still being advised to avoid swimming in Ballina Shire waterways more than three months after catastrophic flooding in late February.

Oceans 15 bound for the big swimming pool

Ross Kendall Fifteen swimmers from Ocean Shores Aquatics Swim Team will represent their schools and regions in State qualifying swim meets over the coming month...

North Coast weather warning for New Years – stay out of the water

Showers and cooler conditions are expected over the next few days with a tropical low over Queensland that may generate large waves and hazardous surf conditions from Sunday on the North Coast.

Mullumbimby hosts 24 clubs for swimming carnival

Over 130 swimmers from 24 clubs enjoyed a great day of competition at the Mullumbimby Swimming Club’s qualifying meet, held at the Petria Thomas pool on 14 March.

Ocean Shores 18 qualify for state school swimming final

Eighteen swimmers from the Ocean Shores Aquatics swim team have secured berths to the NSW state finals in Sydney in coming weeks. They will be representing their schools and racing will be in late March or early April depending on the school. 

Mullumbimby swim meet draws 200

Over 200 swimmers from 15 clubs took part in the Mullumbimby Swim Club’s Halloween Qualifying Meet held at the Petria Thomas Memorial Pool last Sunday.

44 drownings on NSW coast in one year

More than a third (34 per cent) of the drownings happened when people were trying to swim but 18% were due to rock-fishing accidents.

Aquatic 21 prepare for state school finals

It has been a demanding last couple of weeks for the swimmers of the Ocean Shores Aquatics squad as they prepared for the final...

Aquatic Centre reopens with a splash

Patrons at Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre in Tweed Heads South will enjoy more comfortable conditions, following a $400,000 upgrade officially launched on Thursday.

Firearm and drug offence charges laid after Coraki vehicle stop

NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Police suspect dies at Clothiers Creek

NSW Police say a critical incident investigation has commenced following the death of a man at Clothiers Creek yesterday.