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Value of the intangible and Suffolk Parks future

It’s hard to know what value to place on the environment – until it changes irrevocably.  A place is defined...

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Bike path? 

Byron Councillors please note: A painted line on the side of the road is NOT a (safe) bike path. Paul...

Stone & Wood’s Brewery Festival Returns

Stone & Wood are opening the gates to their Murwillumbah brewery with the return of their ‘Murbah Open Day’,...

Dry July to help you and Our House

In July 2008, three mates, Brett, Kenny and Phil, wanted to take a break from alcohol, so decided to abstain for the month of July, coining it their 'Dry July'.

Australia Anti-Nuclear Delegation

We are delighted to share the news that Australia will attend the first Meeting of State Parties to the...

Weaving through NAIDOC

DJ and Delta with some of the Weaving for Reconciliation exhibits. Photo Jeff Dawson.

The politics of gentrification and ‘holding the line’

Who are the visionary architects and planners that will protect and enhance this ramshackle surf town’s social fabric and built environment of Byron Bay?

Jo Wilkin, Banora Point

Looking at Australian politics has become a depressing exercise. All we ever seem to hear is the endless bleating of Tony ‘the sky is falling’ Abbott trying to scare everyone and his helpful flunkies in the state governments falling over themselves to try to help him.

I have yet to hear Tony Abbott say a positive thing about our country. All he ever does is attack it. I can’t understand why he wants to be the prime minister of a country he seems to hold in such poor esteem.

Instead of proposing great big new taxes on us to fund his election plans while cutting the taxes for his party’s mates Gina Rinehart and Clive Palmer, maybe Tony Abbott should get real and come up with some policies that help people rather than hurt them.


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  1. Or perhaps he could do something really positive and leave politics to those who understand that we, as a species, can only survive through acknowledging that a healthy planet is our lifeline, and responding accordingly.

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