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March 6, 2021

Hitting the Ball out of the Park

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Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

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My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

Off the back of not one, but two entries into Triple J’s Hottest 100, Ball Park Music announce their most ambitious national tour yet – The 180º Degree Tour.

After being officially Unearthed by Triple J just over a year ago, Ball Park Music have become one of Australia’s must-see musical outfits. With widespread airplay the catalyst for a touring regime that doesn’t seem to let up, Ball Park Music are the band that the masses are talking about.

Catch the Ball on Thursday at the Coolangatta Hotel.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_g2Pgf-C78


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