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May 28, 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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Never again

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

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...

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.

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Lismore community

First let me say how incredibly proud, inspired and supported I feel as part of the Lismore and Northern...

The Echonetdaily story that ‘Lismore abandons library takeover bid’ is a real good-news report.

Councils and councillors, like libraries, are only as good as their information.

Congratulations to those elected members of Byron, Tweed and Ballina who became well informed enough to force this issue to this point of open-mindedness. The process can now go back far enough to consider all the options and then go forward with the library’s best interests at heart.

It’s up to the Lismore councillors now to show their support and leadership for the reported staff recommendations come Tuesday night.

Alan Rich, Lennox Head


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