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March 6, 2021

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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...

Other News

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Leadership lost

Paul Leitch, Ewingsdale Thanks to Hans Lovejoy for commenting on the proposed Ewingsdale Development (24 February). It is worthwhile noting that...

Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

PM forced

Narelle Rendalls, Ballina With reference to the recent serious sexual assault allegations in Canberra, our Prime Minister has a lot to...

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

The letter sent to the residents of Ewingsdale last year by holiday park owner Ingenia seemed fairly innocuous at first glance...

I read recently that the Byron police had requested the Liquor Accord to close at 1am during the forthcoming Splendour number.

According to the report, the Liquor Accord refused. Is there something wrong with this picture? The police have to ask the Accord for consent to an earlier closedown ?

Surely the events in Kings Cross should be an injunction for safety across the state. Alcohol-fueled violence can be greatly reduced by earlier closing times.

Then again, money seems to rule these days.

Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores


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Suspicion and belief

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Optics

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