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Infrastructure for east end of Mullum

Mullumbimby was founded 135 years ago. In the 1960s sewerage was introduced, as was I suppose drainage infrastructure. Are...

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Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick...

Woodburn: ute hits, kills pedestrian

A 30-year-old woman walking in Woodburn died on Sunday morning when a teenager driving a ute crashed into her, police said.

Reef snapshot details widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Latest CSIRO research shows that the fifth major bleaching event since 2016 is still unfolding, but bleaching was just one of the disturbances on the reef over summer.

Shame Mullum RSL

For those that do not know, RSL stands for Returned and Services League Australia. An independent support organisation for...

Rural roads need a path to recovery

The recent and continuing rains have turned many of our roads into a sodden mud puddle and the NSW Farmers have renewed calls for real action on road infrastructure funding after continual damage on roads and bridges across the state.

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Lights will always be on at Main Arm’s Kohinur Hall

After being badly damaged during the 2022 floods, the much-loved Kohinur Hall is once again starting to live up to its reputation for being the arts and cultural hub of the Main Arm community.

Byron Shire has 200 road projects in waiting

The incoming NSW Labor government says it will spend billions on the state’s roads, but will some of the cash find its way to the hundreds of flood-ravaged roads in the Byron Shire?

Protest gets results

Psst: want to get Council staff to do something about the appalling state of roads in your neighbourhood?

Gold standard for community resilience

The Main Arm community came together on Sunday, along with emergency services, to reflect on what has happened, how the community responded and the...

Dance teacher determined to rebuild Upper Main Arm Public School, with or without gov’t support

Nearly a hundred students in Byron’s hinterland won’t have to wait for government help to get their local school rebuilt if Deanne Berry has anything to do with it.

Water truck stripped during floods in Main Arm

During last week's flood, a set of wheels on a water truck dropped off one side of a Main Arm causeway near Kohinur Hall. Then the truck was stripped both externally and internally while they waited for the flood waters to subside.

Councillors ignore Main Arm residents’ call over compliance blitz

Requests for councillors to halt an aggressive pursuit of unauthorised dwellings in Main Arm fell on deaf ears at last week’s Council meeting.

Driver dies after vehicle careens off steep road in Main Arm

A person has died after a vehicle careened off a steep in Main Arm.

Northern Rivers bushfire and power updates

If you are going to stay and defend your properties then make sure you prepared. If you are going to leave leave early.

Wilsons Creek residents told to enact fire plans: fire meeting Mullumbimby

Tuntable Falls, Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek residents have been advised to leave and residents of the Byron Shire are being called to a fire meeting in Mullumbimby at 11am.

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick Heads. How the state planning...

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.