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West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to...

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Will degrowth be forced upon us?

For decades, we have been engaged in the old cold war battle between capitalism and communism.

Resilience NSW provides redacted, inaccurate docs

A Mullumbimby resident, who used FOI to seek the information that Resilience NSW relied upon to justify creating emergency housing on flood-prone land in Prince Street, was supplied with heavily redacted documents.

Biodiversity concerns ‘noted’ in favour of new Lennox Head RFS and preschool

Ballina shire councillors voted unanimously at a meeting last week to support a consultancy’s findings regarding suitability of land on Lennox Head for a new RFS station and preschool.

‘No body, no parole’ laws coming to NSW

Offenders who refuse to provide information or assistance to locate their victim’s remains cannot be granted parole, under proposed 'no body no parole' laws.

Drop-in info sessions tomorrow re Ballina temporary housing

Anyone with questions about the second state government temporary housing village for flood and landslide survivors in the Ballina Shire can attend a drop-in information session on Wednesday.

Interview with Lisa Cowan, founder and executive producer of Art Byron

Love or fear and the Art of Byron The inaugural art gathering for Art Byron has been waiting for two...

Stories about "United Nations":

World hungry for food security solution

The complex issue of global food security can only be solved if all nations work together, according to UNSW expert Professor Johannes le Coutre.

Ballina Advocate for People with Disability speaks to the United Nations in New York

The recent floods affected many people in different ways but People with Disability are often affected in ways that no one can imagine and their stories were recently presented to the United Nations in New York by local woman Kelly Cox.

Thus Spake Mungo: ScoMo’s youth vision

Kids should be kids, ScoMo insists, and teenagers should be teenagers he told a bemused audience at his own UN address – perhaps he meant they should spend more time on the traditional teenage pursuits of sex and drugs and rock’n’roll.

Beating the drums of jingoism

Both Abbott’s critics and his supporters have been demanding that he produce a narrative for his muddled government, argues Mungo MacCallum.

Lismore rallies for climate change action

Video: Bearing placards, including 'There is no Planet B', hundreds of people of all ages marched through Lismore on Sunday against the government's position on climate change.

Lismore to join global climate action campaign

To coincide with a global UN climate summit in New York, Sunday September 21 will see a global day of action in what is anticipated to be the world’s largest ever climate protest.

UN official slams Australia’s boat policy

The United Nations' top human rights official has attacked Australia's policies on asylum seeker boat arrivals.

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...

Trampling of the graves of the murdered: reply to Will Liley

As I read Will Liley’s response to my article in dedication to my late uncle, I recalled the poem in Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s novel Clandestine in Chile:

Murwillumbah mega-school merger public meeting on Monday

Opposition to the merger of the four Murwillumbah Schools, which includes two primary and two high schools, remains strong. Monday will see Leader of the NSW opposition MP Chris Minns and local MP Janelle Saffin joining concerned parents, students and community members at a town hall meeting in Murwillumbah on Monday at 5.30pm.

Byron Council looking at rain damage

Byron Shire Council says they have staff out and about across the Shire today assessing damage from the rain.