northern rivers environment

Check your crabs carefully, size limits are about to change

Premium Content Check your crabs carefully, size limits are about to change

Fishers will soon need to check their crab pots even more carefully with the...

Designer's legacy continues after tragic surfing death

Premium Content Designer's legacy continues after tragic surfing death

With more than 500,000 pieces of rubbish at Byron’s Main Beach, this group is...

‘No decision has been made’ on future of Wollumbin track

Premium Content ‘No decision has been made’ on future of Wollumbin track

The claim comes after documents suggesting a November 2022 closure

Luxury resort responds to ‘unfortunate’ stop work order

Premium Content Luxury resort responds to ‘unfortunate’ stop work order

DPI Fisheries issued the order to cease sandbagging and excavation work near...

What’s happening on the beach at Elements?

Premium Content What’s happening on the beach at Elements?

The resort has addressed questions about sandbagging work on the shore.

GUILTY: How much social media prankster was fined for stunts

Premium Content GUILTY: How much social media prankster was fined for stunts

Social media prankster in court over stunts on North Coast waterways

Trashing our beaches can cost you dearly

Premium Content Trashing our beaches can cost you dearly

Byron Shire Council has also warned smoking on the beach is illegal

Extensive bush regeneration efforts have huge impact

Premium Content Extensive bush regeneration efforts have huge impact

“We want to celebrate the passion and dedication of so many people who have made...

Algae levels have ‘quadrupled’ at dam in a week

Algae levels have ‘quadrupled’ at dam in a week

“Recreational users should not come into contact with the water.”

Mountain top chain removal to prevent ‘catastrophic failure’

Premium Content Mountain top chain removal to prevent ‘catastrophic failure’

National Parks and Wildlife explain what’s happening on summit track

Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

Premium Content Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

Come here to be impressed, not to undress to your budgie smugglers

What’s that oily-looking substance on Belongil Creek?

Premium Content What’s that oily-looking substance on Belongil Creek?

The council’s staff have confirmed their findings on the substance

Flying fox death outbreak prompts North Coast warning

Premium Content Flying fox death outbreak prompts North Coast warning

“Members of the public should never touch a flying fox and pets should also be kept...

Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Premium Content Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Byron’s deputy mayor has criticised the group who trashed our beach

'Have we gone mad?' Call for tide to shift on coastline plan

Premium Content 'Have we gone mad?' Call for tide to shift on coastline plan

AS THE community has its say on seven options, a Byron councillor has criticised...

Mullum could face water restrictions if rain doesn’t arrive

Premium Content Mullum could face water restrictions if rain doesn’t arrive

WET season “has not arrived as predicted” and flows into the weir are almost...

Two days into summer, water restrictions trickle in

Premium Content Two days into summer, water restrictions trickle in

THE first water restrictions for the Northern Rivers this summer have been...

‘You have blood on your hands’: Byron doof slammed

Premium Content ‘You have blood on your hands’: Byron doof slammed

"There must have been organisers ... they should be held to account"

Business fined $15,000 for polluting North Coast waterway

Premium Content Business fined $15,000 for polluting North Coast waterway

THE EPA issued the fine saying, “these deficiencies had the potential to have an...

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