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Move Beyond Coal turning up heat on government

Move Beyond Coal says it will be staging protests at Labor MP offices around the country over the next week to 'turn up the heat' on the government to stop approving climate-wrecking coal and gas projects.

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Interview with Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks

Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.

New local whisky aged in viognier casks

The third whisky released by local distillers Brookies, Viognier Cask has a deep hue and is said to have...

Urgent aid required to ensure future of endangered species

The Maalan Cloud forest is specifically suited to a range of endangered species and if the forest is not saved, they will become extinct.

Truth-telling beyond the Voice referendum

In order to transcend the disappointment of the Voice referendum, many political and Aboriginal leaders are focusing on ‘truth-telling’.

New wave of antisocial behaviour hits SGB

Drug use, fights, vandalism, destruction of property, and violent intimidation of locals sitting in their homes.

Team Cadwallader’s environmental war

At the November Ballina Council meeting, Cr Bruem (Team Cadwallader’s unofficial media advisor/spin doctor) continued his attack on the...

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Riders pumped to try out Uki’s mountain bike park

Rain wasn’t going to stop riders testing out the new mountain bike park and pump track at Uki after it was officially opened on Saturday.

Start saving water now say Tweed Council – water restrictions may be weeks away

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has declared an El Nino weather pattern, with less-than-average rainfall forecast for the Northern Rivers this year. Tweed Council is reminding residents and visitors that it is important to save water.

Works to begin at Riverside Park near Uki following 2022 floods

Riverside Park near Uki lost 45m of vegetated bank during the 2022 floods leaving parts of the bank just five to 15 metres away from busy Kyogle Road.

Blue-green algae alert lifted for the Tweed River at Uki

Tweed Shire Council has lifted its blue-green algae alert for the Tweed River at Uki, yet the amber alert for Clarrie Hall Dam remains.

Amber alert for blue-green algae at Uki

Tweed Shire Council has issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, two weeks after declaring an amber alert for Clarrie Hall Dam.

Controversial development that would dwarf Uki under appeal in L&EC – Tweed Nightcap Village MO

The contentious Nightcap Village $39M multiple occupancy development near Uki, promoted by Pete Evans, will have its appeal to the Land & Environment Court against the NRPP's refusal heard from 9 February.

Tweed-Byron hinterland walk masterplan on exhibition

Plans for a multi-day 36km walk from Mount Jerusalem National Park, near Uki, to Minyon Falls are now on public exhibition. 

Caldera Environment Centre looking for a home – can you help?

The Caldera Environment Centre (CEC) in Murwillumbah has been a central hub for environmental issues over the past 30 years. Now due to unprecedented rent increases, the centre has been forced to close down.

Safe drinking water for South Murwillumbah and Dunbible

South Murwillumbah and Dunbible are no longer required to boil their drinking water as of today, Saturday 5 March. The Uki boil water alert remains in place. 

Uki – reduce water use

The ongoing flooding that is affecting the Northern Rivers has led to a pump station switchboard at the Uki Water Treatment had been inundated by water.

Industrial relations reform bill passes parliament

New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.

Fire ant update in the Tweed

There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Lismore Council unveils latest upcycled Christmas tree

Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.