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A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.

The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types...

End of Days

Sometimes life would be a lot simpler if I could just believe in God. If I could believe that...

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 19 October, 2021

Check out what's on at the cinema this week in Ballina and Byron

Stories about "whale migration":

Protecting and celebrating the whale

Byron Bay has a dark history – it was a whale slaughterhouse. Photographer Naomie Jenkins is celebrating the brighter side of Byron's whale relationships.

Whale caught in Gold Coast shark net – again

Yesterday a humpback whale was found in a shark net at Main Beach on the Gold Coast in Queensland.

Shark net trial ends early as whale migration begins

Update: A marine-life activist has warned of an all-out campaign to prevent shark nets ever being reinstalled on the North Coast after the government ended the controversial trial a month early.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.