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Fifteen arrested in Brisbane protest

Police say they have arrested fifteen people following protest activity in Brisbane CBD this morning.

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Jason Beaumont, Suffolk Park I wanted to respond the brain aneurysm-causing letter by one Sara Rath (21 July). The letter writer...

South East Queensland lockdown continues for another five days

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New digs for Bangalow Lions Club

After 30 years of using a makeshift shed at the Bangalow Showground for their bar and barbecue, the Bangalow Lions Club have opened their newly constructed Lions Kiosk.

Cartoon of the week – 28 July, 2021

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Northern Rivers responds to cal for COVID-19 testing

Following the flight of a COVID positive traveller from Sydney to Ballina and the detection of COVID fragments in the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) both locals and visitors have responded to calls for more testing in the region.

Independent assessment needed to determine use of Alstonville aquifers

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The Mullumbimby Giants Reserves and the Under-18s were two parts of the three-pronged attack that took down the Grafton Ghosts on the weekend at the grand final day of the NRRRL competition. Scores for the day were 18s – Mullumbimby 22  – Grafton Ghosts 14, Reserve Grade Mullumbimby 18 –  Grafton Ghosts 16, and A-Grade Murwillumbah  27 – Grafton Ghosts 26. The Mullum Reggies, pictured, were over the moon with their tight win because after all a victory is a victory. Photo John Campbell.


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