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Extinction Rebellion [XR] Call to Action!

We are facing an unprecedented global emergency. We are at ecological, economic and social tipping points right now, as you read this text. Australia is currently headed for a 4°C rise in global average temperature from preindustrial times, this amounts…

Tweed Water Alliance. Update.

The new water regulator (Natural Resource Access Regulator) is now handling Tweed Water Alliance’s complaints to the Department of Water. They have asked the Office of Water for the metering records – they’re going to find out soon enough that…

Invitation to Tweed Water Alliance mailing list

You may want to get on the mailing list of the Tweed Water Alliance. Here’s an invitation from them: Re: Stop Tweed Water Mining You may want to stay informed, please pull up our website (https://tweedwateralliance.org) and sign up to…

Biosecurity Forum

Lismore Showgrounds.  9.00am (cuppa) – 2.30pm Wednesday 12th June 2019.      Includes a free lunch.  RSVP for catering: 6623 3847 by 31st May ALL WELCOME Regenerative agriculture -Southern Cross University Animal Biosecurity -Local Land Services Crazy Yellow Ants- Local Land Services Red…

Extension of Regional Forestry Agreements

Another important submission is due on RFAs.  The 23 February submission date pertained to the 10 and 15 year review.  Another is needed for the proposed extension of RFAs. Overview from the NSW Government   NPA submission guide Info from NPA website –…

Survey on use of plastic shopping bags

North East Waste is conducting an online survey to get an accurate picture of local use of plastic shopping bags.. North East Waste, which brings together seven area councils including Tweed, has big plans to reduce their use and their impact  on the environment.…

EDO Fact Sheets

Private Land Conservation Clearing Vegetation on Rural Land Clearing trees on urban land and in environmental zones  

Draft Crown Land Management Regulation 2017

Future protection, management, use, transfer or sale of our publicly owned Crown Lands will be defined by the draft Regulation now on exhibition.  The Regulations underpin the Crown Land Management Act 2016 (NSW). Comment can be made until midnight on Sunday 15 October…

Build it Local Design Competition

Build it Local challenges entrants to design a family home in a typical suburban context, using approved and/or non-approved materials sourced from our collective backyard in the Northern Rivers region to reduce the embodied footprint of the build. The theme…

The fungi photography of Steve Axford

Nimbin Bush Theatre – Sunday 21st May – 11am   Entry by donation – Hosted by Nimbin Bushwalkers Club For this special event Steve Axford gives a presentation on his time lapse photography of fungi and mushrooms sourced from our…