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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Byron new bioenergy gas electricity plant

1. The community were somewhat misled by Byron Shire Council. 2. The information from Council was a video… a...

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Get your art on this weekend

This weekend they are predicting not a lot of rain and even a possibility of sunshine with only a...

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Former world surfing champion Mark Occilupo has pooh-poohed early-morning police patrols of beaches including Duranbah and Snapper Rocks where ‘surf rage’ incidents have been reported recently.

Fights over who is entitled to the best waves are not new but police say an increasing number of incidents have been reported lately.

While admitting that he might see ‘a couple a week’ Occilupo told local media, ‘I don’t think it’s necessary. I mean night-time in Surfers when everyone’s coming out of the clubs drunk, then for sure you need police.’

But he believes on the beach the surfers ‘can work it out themselves’.


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