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May 12, 2021

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How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

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Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Interview with Mell and Zara from the Byron Comedy Fest

After a year under a COVID-19 hiatus, The Byron Comedy Fest is back! Next Thursday sees this fledgling event open the doors to its second weekend presenting all that is fabulous and funny. Set on the Byron beachfront at the Byron Surf Club and styled as a classy bespoke beachside speakeasy, this event is the creative lovechild of besties Zara Noruzi and Mell Coppin.

An operetta and children’s theatre for NORPA

NOPRA has announced recipients of the theatre company’s two artist residencies.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Water strategy

Alan Dickens, Brunswick Heads The people of Mullumbimby would be aware that Byron Shire Council (BSC) intends to hand over...

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 12

Check out what's on going the Byron Shire and surrounding area this week

Mac Nicolson would have us sympathise with poor Peter Noble and his fears about the Byron Shire Events Policy. Well he has no sympathy from me.

In council meetings with hand on heart Peter declared that he wanted only one event. One event only. We all new this was rubbish and that he would be back for more.

As a close neighbour I have accepted the noise and dislocation caused by Blues and a once a year is enough. Let Peter sit with his neighbours in Tyagarah and Andersons Hill to discuss more events and I am sure the message will be loud and clear. Bugger off!

As for Mac, I have sympathy for him in his very meritous [sic] battle with Splendour but please don’t use our community as the sacrificial lamb in the one-events site push.

John Bailey, Brunswick Heads


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