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No letup in the struggle for climate justice

The 43 per cent emissions target passed last week in the House of Representatives lacks the ambition needed to radically diminish Australia’s contribution to global warming. It’s too little, too late.

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Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out...

The Healthy Minds Club are busy as!

The Lennox-based (and fast-expanding) young men's mental health group are continuing to change lives and inspire the wider community with activities across the region.

More infestations of Varroa found in Newcastle area

What many people don’t know is that without bees, the large variety of plant food on their plate will...

Revenge

The Fischer–Spassky 1992 Twentieth Anniversary Rematch was in fact Russia and Spassky’s revenge. Russia knew that Bobby Fischer was unstable,...

Pedal power celebrated at Murwillumbah film night

Those with an interest in films and cycling will be in heaven this Thursday night (August 11) when the Regent Cinema in Murwillumbah hosts the Big Bike Film Night.

Psychedelic drugs

I am a bit bewildered by the 4 Corners program last Monday on the use of psychedelic drugs in...

Stories about "Tweed Hospital redevelopment":

Online bullying not just an issue for teenagers

While many people see online bullying as something only experienced by teenagers Tweed Mayor Katie Milne highlights that recent tensions over the state elections and the new Tweed Valley Hospital site have brought out the adult bully in many.

Kingscliff’s backdoor development

Stirling McWhirter, Kingscliff The NSW sitting member, Mr Provest, along with his mates, has stated numerous times that the building of a hospital on state significant...

Repeating a lie

Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff. On Saturday 19 January premier Gladys Berejiklian opened Geoff Provest’s new office in Kingscliff with a small audience of stalwart National/Liberal party...

Call to stop work on new Tweed Hospital

A call to stop work on the new Tweed Valley Hospital site has been made amid allegations that the decision to move the hospital site away from the current location in Tweed Heads was done on a ministerial whim.

Greens, Labor speak up over bat colony near hospital site

Both the Green and Labor candidates for the state seat of Tweed have spoken out about the potential danger to flying foxes near the new Tweed Hospital site.

Does work at Tweed Hospital site breach of Commonwealth laws?

Potential breaches of Commonwealth laws following the commencement of construction works at the new Tweed Valley Hospital site have been raised by NSW Greens MP, Dawn Walker.

Three-way tussle for hospital

Lyn Dickinson, Pottsville According to the NSW Government North Coast Regional Plan, it was always intended that the Tweed Heads hospital be refurbished, retained and...

Tweed residents ‘misled’ by Health Infrastructure over hospital

A group that advocates moving the new Tweed Hospital from its planned site at Kingscliff says Tweed residents have been ‘misled’ by advertising and email correspondence from NSW Health Infrastructure.

No transparency over Tweed Hospital site

Barbara Roughan, Kingscliff.   First the NSW Health Department announces a major regional hospital on State Significant Farmland at Kingscliff without any prior consultation. Then a...

Tweed hospital works a boon for local business: MP

Work has commenced at the contested site of the new Tweed Valley Hospital in Kingscliff, with Tweed MP Geoff Provest (Nationals) saying it would result in ‘a local jobs boom’.

Flood on Prince Street

It seems that the strongest impediment to the Prince Street temporary housing is the addition of fill to the site, which will add to...

Editorial – Bye bye, Prince St froggies

It’s worth pausing to reflect on the mass frogacide that just happened on Prince Street, Mullum, which was led by unquestioning Byron Shire councillors and Resilience NSW.

Byron Council to vote on major flood recovery works  

Major drainage enhancements in flood-affected areas, and the employment of a Council officer to help residents rebuild and return to their homes, are among a raft of measures proposed by Byron Council under the latest round of disaster funding.

Car park housing

In recent weeks the idea by Council to develop the existing car park in Station Street has dropped out of the news and out...