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February 28, 2021

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Mt Warning ban

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Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

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Green Spine parking

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Story & photos Eve Jeffery

Nine aircraft including three very airy planes from Tiger Moth Adventure Flights Byron Bay, Cessnas, ultralights and a helicopter from the Tyagarah Airfield took to the skies with a photographer at 5.30 on Tuesday morning, in the hopes of being the first in the country, at its most easterly point, to catch the rays of the year 2013’s sun.

The golden orb in the sky had other ideas and didn’t show its face until later in the day, but still the fleet rose above terra firma and made a round trip to Broken Head and braved not only clouds but rain. The group were witness to a multitude of ant-like specks clustered around the Cape and the lighthouse searching for the sun, and the vague lightning in the sky before the rain really set in.

 


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Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

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