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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek
A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.
Arson Squad extradite a man from Qld over alleged arson attack – Casino
Arson Squad detectives have extradited a man from Queensland and charged him over an alleged arson attack in the state’s Far North Coast earlier this month.
Share flood stories at Mullum Farmers Market
To mark the anniversary of the 28 February 2022 flooding of Mullumbimby, which was followed by continued flooding throughout...
Is polluting a lake in a national park to support new housing ok?
From Byron Bay to Evans Head to Casino the questions about how we deal with what is politely termed ‘effluent’, and how that may or may not destroy our local environment, demand real and urgent answers.
Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now
North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.
Tamara Smith returned to Ballina’s Greens seat
Last night a packed Suffolk Park Hotel exploded with cheers at around 8pm when the ABC broadcast computer popped up a Green result for Ballina and the return of Tamara Smith to the seat she has held for the last eight years.
Apples and pears
by Victoria Cosford These long hot golden days are lulling us into the belief that summer will go on forever...
Stories about "veganism":
Moby: COP26 world leaders need to negotiate a Plant-Based Treaty
As vegan becomes the new green, many people are understanding that eating a plant-based diet has just as much to do with the climate emergency as it does with the death of earthlings for human use.
Being vegan: Where do vegans get their protein?
You can eat a plant-based diet and get plenty of protein. Like any balanced diet, if you eat properly you will get all the nutrients you need. This is the first article in our monthly Being Vegan series.
A meaty point
Mimi Bekhechi, PETA Australia. Researchers in the UK and US have put forward a plan that could prevent millions of deaths globally each year and...
Holly’s new comic tackles animals as food
What’s your relationship with animals and food? In her latest comic Octopus & Lamb, illustrator Holly English explores animal rights in an intimate, accessible and sometimes humorous way.
Should Byron shire council stop the steak?
Highlighting the significant reduction of green house gas emissions that the choice to go vegan can have, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have urged the Byron shire council ‘to take a bite out of climate change by serving only vegan food at official meetings, functions and other events.’
Good news: meat prices to soar
Ashley Fruno, associate director, PETA Australia. Good news! The price of red meat will soar over the next two years, according to Meat and Livestock...
Aussie Day lamb ad pokes fun at vegans
An advertisement encouraging people to eat lamb on Australia Day, starring popular SBS newsreader Lee Lin Chin and long-time lamb consumption advocate Sam Kekovich, which was criticised for inciting hatred towards vegans, has been given the all-clear.
‘Nothing with a face’-value
A husky yet soft voice speaks : ‘The following story is more like an incredible tale than it is a restaurant review’. I can...
Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters
There is probably not one adult who hasn’t been grateful for the job that firefighters have done in this country, particularly in the aftermath of the The 2019–20 Australian bushfires.
Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes
The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.
Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum
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It’s quite an achievement to own and operate a business for 30 years and more so with your life partner and that’s exactly what David and Kim Smith have done.
Working with Nature at the Living Lab
Living Lab Northern Rivers has opened their new exhibition 'Working with Nature' this week in their Lismore shopfront space, giving visitors the chance to learn more about flood mitigation strategies.