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May 20, 2024

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Consumer watchdog asked to investigate MasterChef ‘renewable gas’ claims

Claims that ‘renewable gas’ is making MasterChef 'greener' are under scrutiny following a complaint to the ACCC.

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Death wish

Money that should be spent on decarbonisation is being spent on catastrophe repairs. We are putting out the fire...

He’s off, has been for years! And what’s a conspiracy amongst friends?

After ten years in Mullum I’ve relocated to the middle of an extinct volcano in Murwillumbah.

Local housing prices down over 20 per cent

The region has seen falling house prices, new data from CoreLogic suggests.

Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Marlivale Farm

Victoria Cosford Mac’s face lights up as he describes the rice fields near Nimbin, home to the family-owned Marlivale Farm....

What’s on the Byron Council agenda for May 16?

Items before Council’s meeting on May 16 include a push by two Greens councillors to make Byron Shire beaches accessible to people with disabilities.

A 26-year-old woman is recovering in hospital after rolling her car on Pottsville Road, near Mooball, yesterday morning.

NSW Fire and Rescue and the Rural Fire Service attended the accident but the woman was not trapped inside. She was transported to Gold Coast Hospital.

On Friday afternoon, Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called to airlift a 12-year-old boy who was dragged more than five metres by a car at Mullumbimby.

The helicopter reported the boy’s injuries were not serious – he suffered cuts and abrasions and was transported to Tweed Heads Hospital.

 


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  1. Yet, people over 75 are targeted. If everybody would drive like them the yearly accidents would reduce to a single digit number through extremely rare medical conditions. If you do something for 50-60 years you get the hang of it. If that is such an issue then why are younger people not tested medically?

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