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Byron Shire Council elections still being counted

There are 25,414 registered voters in the Byron Shire local government area (LGA) who are responsible for electing a...

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Pineapples from Bangalow

Bangalow Farm is located just outside the Bangalow township and has the typical red volcanic soil that makes farming...

The current canine explosion

Alison Drover is concerned about what she calls ‘the current canine explosion’ and its effect on the natural environment. Of...

Corruption and waste

For many years the corrupt behaviour of our State politicians has been front and centre at the ICAC. Eddie...

Legal aid funding inadequate, say Law Council of Australia

The nation’s top law advocacy group is calling on the government for adequately resourced Legal Aid Offices, owing to unmet demand for the service.

Make your vote count in the Council elections

I want to make my vote count, and elect a mayor and Council that actually represents local interests and...

Today is International Day of People with Disability

This language trend around People With a Disability has tended to emphasise the disability rather than the person, which can lead to derogatory labelling, depersonalisation or impersonal, collective references.

Stories about "Take Control":

Drug law reform – big budget savings for NSW

The Take Control campaign for safer and saner drug laws, believes the NSW Government's trial issuing fines for minor drug possession will help ease the massive burden our failing drug laws place on the courts and health system.

Alcohol-free zones to continue in Ballina Shire

Four areas of public land in the Ballina Shire are to stay alcohol-free zones for at least another three years.

Work is starting on Tweed Rail Trail

The Tweed Council section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is a 24km section that stretches from the Murwillumbah Railway Station to Crabbes Creek and work is starting on the construction.

Jo Jo Smith back in town for one show only

It will be a night to remember with Jo Jo Smith back in town for a performance at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club this Saturday, 11 December.

NORPA announces stellar 2022 season

This morning in a special online event, NORPA revealed some of the adventurous, world-class shows that will transport audiences to different worlds in 2022.