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Byron Shire
May 29, 2022

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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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Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

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.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

The Pacific Highway was closed at Urunga for about 20 minutes this morning when the group Doctors for a Safe Pacific Highway led a community rally to keep pressure on authorities to prioritise upgrade of the highway.

Additionally, a 40km/h speed limit was in place between 11am and midday and traffic is expected be slow through the area for some time yet.

A fortnight ago a B-double was hit by a utility on single-lane carriageway in the area and veered off the road. The utility driver and a boy in a nearby house were killed in the accident.


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Reasons to be cheerful

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