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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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What’s your opinion on the COVID vax?

Even though the Federal government refuses to take responsibility for the slow rollout of COIVID vaccines across the country you can still have your say on its rollout locally.

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Killer Crocs!

When I was 18, to rebel against the world my parents had created, I shaved a half Mohawk, encouraged my hair to stand on end, grew my armpit hair, wore torn black rags, too much eyeliner and wore 18-hole Dr. Martens boots. These days, to give their parents the shits, the kids are wearing Crocs. With socks. They’re going for comfort.

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’...

Love flowers at the market

As mothers across Australia look forward to (slightly burnt) toast in bed, the local farmers and producers in our...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Stories about "whale":

Shark nets catch three whales in three days

The Human Society International (HSI) says that a third whale in as many days has been caught in Gold Coast shark nets. Rescuers were working to disentangle a whale caught at Surfers Paradise on Sunday morning

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.

Count the whales this Sunday at Byron lighthouse

It is time to count the whales at Cape Byron lighthouse this Sunday 25 June. Bring along your binoculars and help count the whales and update and display the tallies throughout the day.

Boat sinks off Evans Head after hitting whale

Marine Rescue have confirmed that a boat split in half and rapidly sank after hitting a whale off Evans Head on Sunday morning.

Divers free entangled whale

A whale spotted entangled in fishing rope off the coast of Byron Bay early this morning has been freed through the joint efforts of the National Parks and Wildlife Service and a Queensland Fisheries team of divers.

Rescuers rush to free tangled whale off Byron Bay

A whale rescue team has launched a boat at The Pass in Byron Bay in order to free a humpback whale tangled with rope. People have been urged not to attempt a rescue until the experts arrive.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.