Bushfire recovery program hitting the ground in Doubleduke State Forest

The $46 million bushfire recovery program from the NSW Government is seeing work happening now to…

Mullumbimby landholders and conservationists tackling ‘highly-flammable’ exotic bamboo species to protect koalas

After 5,000 hectares in the Nightcap and surrounding National Parks were devastated in the Black Summer…

New holistic approach to monitoring climate will help fight bushfires

A study during last season’s bushfires provides vital insights into the multiple interplays between weather extremes…

Saving koalas requires a bold new vision

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes Environment Minister Matt Kean’s pledge to double the state’s koala population…

Fire training to facilitate increased traditional burning in State forests

Representatives from the Bunya, Coffs and Biripi Local Aboriginal Land Councils completed basic fire training with…

EPA issues second ‘stop work’

In last week’s Independent it was reported that The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) issued the…

Government authority issues ‘stop work’ to government corporation

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) issued the Forestry Corporation of NSW with a stop work…

Potential for active Australian bushfire season

Australians should be prepared for more fire risks, according to the Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook: July…

Peak strata body issues fire risk warning

A fire risk warning has been issued for New South Wales residents living in apartments, units…

Will new private logging rules fail Koalas again?

New rules proposed for private land logging will result in continued decline of koala populations, particularly…

Port Macquarie landholders planting koala trees and habitat for rehabilitating animals at Koala Hospital

After the devastation of the Black Summer bushfires decimated the Port Macquarie koala population, local conservationists…

Koala report release must be a game changer for more habitat protection or koalas on track for extinction

The Report from the NSW Upper House Inquiry into the State’s Koala Populations and their Habitat…

Council seeks funding from the bushfire industry recovery package for Clarence Way upgrade

Clarence Valley Council will apply for up to $2.5 million towards the upgrade and sealing of…

Kanagraroo Island Dunnart recovery supported by Citizen Scientists across the country

A record number of citizen scientists have answered the call to assist in bushfire recovery efforts…

Huge intake of RFS Volunteers

The Clarence Valley Rural Fire Service (RFS) have been inundated with new members, with an increased…

$11.5 million in mental health grants to support emergency services workers affected by the bushfires

The Australian Government is investing $11.5 million in mental health services to support emergency services workers…

New forum to build Lismore and Northern Rivers community resilience

A ground-breaking new program aimed at building resilience and hope in rural and regional communities will…

Bluff Knoll walk trail reopens after four months of bushfire repairs

Taking you to the Great Southern’s highest peak, Bluff Knoll’s walk trail reopened on 8am Friday…

Wild Dog Control to support farmers and wildlife bushfire recovery

A coordinated wild dog control program is being run in partnership between Local Land Services, Forestry…

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