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NSW Farmers want to plants food to get their hands off ‘meat’

NSW Farmers are calling for clarification of the vocabulary for alternative proteins and they have submitted a motion to the Senate Standing Committee to review the use of meat vocabulary on plant-based products.

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Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.

A matter of choice

I have chosen to receive a vaccination. Others have chosen not to. Unless we are living in some totalitarian state, that...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: We are not for sale

It seems content creators are running out of ideas to make cheap TV. It’s amazing what you can come up with when you lose your ethics! Here’s a few quick pitches: How about a show about chubby rich women trying to drop weight by living in Ethiopia with a malnourished family for six weeks? No?

COVID-19 updated venue of concern excludes Lismore’s Workers

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) have updated their list of venues of concern for the Lismore LGA.

Mandatory mask

Mandatory mask wearing is not working. Supermarkets can’t seem to enforce this, unfortunately. If like me, you see a...

Greed

I write to express my concern with greedy landlords who seem to go by the sandpit mantra ‘they did...

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Pro rail groups join to rally on Thursday

Four local groups have banded together and will host a rally calling for urgent consultation on the removal of the train tracks on the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek rail corridor.

Tweed council adopts Jack Evans Boat Harbour plan

The Tweed Shire Council has announced that they have adopted the Plan of Management for the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct.

Water meters stolen on the Tweed

Tweed Heads Council says that at least four Council-owned water meters were stolen from commercial properties in Tweed Heads South on the weekend, prompting Council to issue a safety warning to those responsible.

Tweed mayor supports Brisbane lockdown

The Mayor of Tweed Chris Cherry says she supports the swift action of the Queensland Government in introducing a 3-day lockdown of the Greater Brisbane area in response to a COVID-19 case.

Tweed Council votes for Water Sharing Plan recommendations

The recommendations from a report about the Water Sharing Plan for the Tweed River area were voted on at the Tweed Council meeting last...

Tweed Council open to the public from today

Tweed Shire Council's customer service centres at Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah will reopen for face-to-face services from today Monday 15 June 2020.

Tweed cultural facilities to close from tomorrow

In an effort to reduce the potential spread of Coronavirus to vulnerable community members, Tweed Council has announced today that they will close all cultural facilities effective from tomorrow in response to the Coronavirus emergency.

Tweed Council trapping foxes at Fingal

Tweed Council say they will start a fox trapping program at Fingal Head this week after recent surveys and monitoring found it to be a fox hotspot.

Lets talk about death…

It is a question discussed in public all too rarely - how well do we 'do death' in our communities?

Community on board to save koalas even if government isn’t

A recent community survey shows that more than 90 per cent of people are happy to live alongside the koalas and want to see them protected.

Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has put in place a plan to deal with the cane toad population in the area. Along with the not-for-profit organisation Watergum, Tweed Shire has launched a project for collecting toads that will begin in October.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

More Byron COVID contact locations

The number of Byron 'venues of concern' associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 from a worker on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! has increased.