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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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Interview with Felix Riebl from the Cat Empire

One of the most danceable outfits in the lineup, The Cat Empire make a welcome return to Bluesfest 2021 with their infectious, genre-embracing anthems and a world-class, awe-inspiring show. Last week Seven caught up with co-founder, band leader and principal songwriter, Felix Riebl, from his lockdown hidey hole in Melbourne.

Break and Enter at Cinemas in Byron Bay

Police say that shortly after 4.20am, yesterday, Sunday August 1 a youth forced open one of the steel gates of the Palace Cinemas Byron Bay.

The great Ballina Library book sale

This Friday and Saturday will see book lovers dreams materialise in Ballina when the library holds their Library Collection Overhaul and Book Sale.

Vehicle access to Unicorn Falls to close

President of the recently formed Byron Hikers Club says a ‘controversy is brewing’ around National Parks’ recently announced plans to close vehicle access to Unicorn Falls, located on South Chowan Road behind Upper Main Arm.

New gallery and studio breathes life into old church and graveyard

Was it divine intervention or western democracy that changed the fate of a former country church on the Northern Rivers last week?

Nolan’s Soapbox

Duncan Shipley-Smith, Byron Bay The sinister suggestion by Nolan in last week’s Echo conflating anti-vaccination supporters with extreme right-wing ideology (XRW)...

Next week’s Transition Byron Shire meeting will screen the movie Farm for the Future. Wildlife filmmaker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family’s farm in Devon. With the help of pioneering farmers and growers, Rebecca explores ways of farming without using fossil fuel and learns that it is actually nature that holds the key to farming in a low-energy future.

Local farmer and TAFE teacher in Organic Farming, Dave Forrest, will speak about the current situation in the northern rivers, followed by a Q&A.

The event takes place at Byron Shire Council Chambers, Station Street, Mullumbimby, on Tuesday October 2 at 6pm. Supper will provided by Mullum Community Gardens. This event is supported by BSC.

 


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