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Move Beyond Coal turning up heat on government

Move Beyond Coal says it will be staging protests at Labor MP offices around the country over the next week to 'turn up the heat' on the government to stop approving climate-wrecking coal and gas projects.

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Local Pararoo ready for the World Cup

Local Benny Roche played with the Australian Pararoos in the recent Asia-Oceania Championships in Melbourne, and has helped the...

Editorial: The best democracy money can buy

Last week, The Juice Media published a YouTube video, Honest Government Ad | How to rig elections.

Stake a claim

The Cabbage Tree Island mob want to go home to where very little flood damage occurred, while Lismore people,...

Erring on the side of kindness

There is one thing we can all do in these wretched times of powerlessness and overwhelming sorrow. Give. 

Byronian wanders down street

After a ten-year hiatus, iconic Byron cafe The Byronian (est. 1978) has returned with a new location, outside Woolies,...

Solo exhibition by Judi Reynolds-Baxter

A solo exhibition of works by international and local artist Judi Reynolds-Baxter will be held at the Byron Bay Service Club this Saturday to raise funds for the Middle Earth Gardens Animal Sanctuary at Ewingsdale. There will be art for sale, monster raffles and a performance by percussion vocal group, Agapanthus.

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Koala joey photo exhibition in Ballina

Photographer Brad Mustow has teamed up with Friends of the Koala to share an exhibition of his wonderful pictures of baby koalas at the Creative Artisans Gallery in Ballina this month, with money raised from the sale of framed prints and postcards going to help the iconic but threatened marsupials.

Ballina arcade to get million-dollar upgrade

A South Lismore building company has won the million dollar contract to refurbish Wigmore Arcade in Ballina.

Trumpeting the virtues of the Blackwall Bugle

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale. The Blackwall Bugle is a magnificent little newsletter that the editor, journalists and contributors freely give their time to produce. Even the distribution doesn't cost anything, as it is to be found in places like the Wardell service station, post office, pub, cafe and shops.

Community infrastructure not a priority

Cr Jeff Johnson, Ballina Shire Council. The continual delay in delivering infrastructure projects is increasing their cost by more than any additional capital that may (or may not) be generated by Council's speculative property development activities.

Ballina arcade numbers ‘never stacked up’

Cr Jeff Johnson, Lennox Head. The proposed multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Wigmore Arcade was finally abandoned by Ballina Council at its meeting last week.

Ballina ratepayers lose control

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale An ever widening gap appears to be developing between Ballina Council and its ratepayer owners. No longer are the ratepayers in...

Wigmore Decision Delay

Ballina Shire Councillor, Jeff Johnson The long awaited, and already discredited, financial analysis of the proposed redevelopment of the Wigmore Arcade (Option 1) has again...

No more money for Wigmore

Vince Kelly, East Ballina Ballina Shire Council is the owner of the Wigmore Arcade in the Ballina CBD. It comprises 22 specialty shops, which are...

Ballina Council losing tenants

Margaret Howes, Empire Vale Watch out, River Street! It could be about to happen! Acting on a tip-off given to me in the pub that the...

Former financier hits out at arcade plan

Chris Dobney A prominent Ballina Council watcher and former banker and financier has joined the attack on the council’s plan to demolish and rebuild the...

Industrial relations reform bill passes parliament

New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.

Fire ant update in the Tweed

There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.

$15 million to subsidise habitat destruction?

The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.

Lismore Council unveils latest upcycled Christmas tree

Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.