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Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

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You Can Close Your Eyes

There is a beautiful James Taylor song (‘You Can Close Your Eyes’) that commences with the words; Oh, the sun is surely sinking down, But the moon is slowly rising. 

Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles held at North Boomerang beach on the Barrington Coast last week.

History as she is wrote

It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give some background to Byron Greens...

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Nerves

Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give...

Stories about "World Environment Day":

Take environmental action this Saturday in Lismore, Kyogle, and Murwillumbah

The north coast is coming out to celebrate World Environment Day this Saturday, June 5 as well as join together to remind the NSW government that without real action koalas will be extinct by 2050.

Start taking action on World Environment Day

Today, 5 June, is World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Time for Nature’. It is a theme that asks you to consider the fact that the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the climate of the earth are what allows us to exist and inhabit this small blue dot in the ever expanding universe.

What can you do to help the planet?

This Friday is World Environment Day and now it's time to ask not what your planet can do for you, but what you can do for your planet.

Local writer Perrow gets a global reach

It was World Environment Day yesterday and for Lennox resident Susan Perrow it was World Environment Day in 1992 that led to the creation of the book called Garden of Light that continues to influence children today.

Lismore celebrates World Environment Day

Around 200 students from across the Northern Rivers primary schools attended World Environment Dayat the Lismore Recycling and Recovery Centre yesterday.

Environment Day aims to connect people to nature

This year’s UN theme for World Environment Day invites us to think about how we are part of nature and how intimately we depend on it. It challenges us to find fun and exciting ways to experience and cherish this vital relationship.

How does Splendour site deserve environment award?

Richard Whitling, South Golden Beach. The value of the World Environment Day awards is significantly diminished when one notes the award to North Byron Parklands (Splendour's Yelgun festival site).

Council honours locals on World Environment Day

The United Nations’ World Environment Day was held last Thursday across the globe. The event is intended to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment.

Rainforest Botanic Gardens open

http://youtu.be/fOK-pjuwat0 On World Environment Day, a dream that’s been a quarter of a century in the making was realised: the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens opened...

Our environment in focus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpecLY0rOfg Knox Park in Murwillumbah under the shadow of Wollumbin/Mt Warning was again  the venue for the annual World Environment Day celebrations on Sunday. The...

‘Technically no longer human’ – can mRNA COVID-19 vaccines meld with your DNA?

It’s becoming increasingly common to see social media posts claiming that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, which include those made by Pfizer and Moderna, could alter a person’s DNA.

Lantern parade and fiery finish a blast

With just under 5,000 people including performers, workers, schools and volunteers, the 2021 Lismore Lantern Parade and accompanying festival was a sold-out event celebrating light.

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.