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Byron Shire
May 29, 2022

Justine supports Kevin

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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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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.

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

One person is in ICU with covid in the Northern Rivers region

There is one person in ICU in the Northern NSW Local Health District and 23 people in hospital with COVID-19. 

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course...

Corporate beach

Tallow Beach is a great place to walk your dog and it has got a lot busier over the...

Never again

It seems to me that the floods became a ‘never again’ moment in time for Lismore and to a...

Federal member for Richmond Justine Elliot has joined her colleague, Page MP Janelle Saffin, coming out in favour of Kevin Rudd as preferred prime minister.

Ms Elliot is not one of the 27 Labor members on margins of six per cent or less who on current polling would lose their seat at the next election, but at seven per cent she isn’t far behind.

Like Ms Saffin, she said yesterday that she supported local voters’ desire for a return of Mr Rudd to the top job.

‘Locals have been telling me that they want Kevin Rudd to lead the Labor Party,’ she said in a statement.

‘I believe that Kevin Rudd is the best person to lead the Labor Party and I will be voting for him if he is a candidate in Monday’s ballot.’

Ms Elliot was minister for ageing under Mr Rudd and accompanied him on a walking tour of a Tweed shopping centre last year.


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