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Did you try to vote with iVote in the LGA elections?

The NSW Electoral Commission says they are aware that some iVote users were unable to gain access to the system to vote on Saturday.

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Beam me up Scotty

Scotty, you have the knack of rendering all of life’s complex problems in simple, meaningful terms. I used to...

Correcting the record

During today’s BayFM Meet the Candidates interview with Duncan Dey I was taken aback by some of the factual...

Minor flooding may occur Friday morning at Coraki and Bungawalbyn

Heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday have caused river level rises along the Richmond and Wilsons Rivers with the Wilsons...

Time to ride the election cycle

Bicycle advocacy is vanishingly rare in our community. Amid all the noise about net zero, my search for bicycle advocate candidates to vote for on Saturday only turned up vague references to ‘reducing our reliance on cars’ and ‘increasing public transport connectivity’. The closest thing to policy was: ‘It’s time to create bike paths all over the Shire.’ 

Master Mariner Bill Fenelon looks to the future of Tweed Shire

Bill Fenelon, who has called the Tweed Valley home since 2009, is heading up Group A and is running...

Coal shame for Queensland and Australian

Local Whitsundays resident Paul Jukes took action this morning against the continued development of the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine.

Stories about "wild dogs":

Urgent action needed to protect dingoes

Jen Parker, Foster, Victoria Victoria, the only state to offer some sort of protection, has just reintroduced a dingo/wild dog bounty and has started to...

Camera thefts disrupt Tweed feral baiting program

Thieves have stolen four motion sensor cameras being used as part of a feral animal control program in Tweed shire. The cameras, worth about $3,200, had been placed at sites around Mount Nullum, to capture images of wild dogs, cats and foxes.

Third wild dog caught on Tweed Coast

A third wild dog suspected of being involved in attacks that included the fatal mauling of a pet dog at Casuarina and the stalking of an elderly woman on the beach at Cabarita was caught yesterday morning by a contracted expert trapper.

Hunt continues for killer wild dog on Tweed Coast

A posse of armed rangers will continue their hunt around Cudgen Nature Reserve and adjoining beach areas today and tomorrow for a dangerous wild dog which has evaded trapping experts in the past week, and the public is warned to stay clear.

Dog attacks on Tweed Coast prompt warnings

A spate of recent attacks by wild or roaming domestic dogs around dunes and cycleways on the Tweed Coast has prompted authorities to step up control measures and a warning to state agencies the feral animals threaten endangered koalas in the area.

And just like that the border opens (next Monday)

In a Ministerial press release, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland borders will re-open to domestic hotspots from 1am, Monday December 13.

Minister causing ‘serious and irreversible harm’ in State forests

North East Forest Alliance have accused the Ministers for Environment and Foresty, Matt Kean and Paul Toole, of dereliction of duty for failing to implement the minimal changes recommended by the Natural Resources Commission.

Dunghutti artist wins Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award

Dunghutti artist and elder Gus Kelly has won the first Koori Mail Indigenous Art Award with his powerful drawing Nobody Told Me There’d Be...

Pedalling towards better health

A new study estimates that millions of lives could be extended if people rode bicycles rather than driving cars.