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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Labor’s gas failure?

I can’t understand how Labor can commit to gas for the future while the UN Secretary-General said last year...

Saffin welcomes Neighbourhood Centre Week

NSW Labor Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin has welcomed today’s start to Neighbourhood Centre Week across the country.

Hola Amigxs!

Organisers are really excited to announce the second installment of the Mahico Festival at the home of the Blues Festival, The Green Room, on Saturday, June 8, over the King’s birthday long weekend.

Commemorating ten years since V Day at Bentley

It's ten years today since a wave of relief spread through Camp Liberty at Bentley, when those gathered discovered that the riot police would not be coming, and gas company Metgasco was being referred to ICAC by the NSW government.

Locals take state awards at Byron Bay Triathlon

The Byron Tri Club had a successful Byron Triathlon despite the waterlogged conditions last Saturday. Not only did the club...

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

 

C Richards, Banora

What’s going on, Geoff? First your government saves money on car regos by not requiring rego stickers on the windows, but did any of those saving flow to the motorist? NO. Now your government is allowing the insurance companies to increase our greenslip cost. It will end up like the old days; everyone in Tweed will get their car registration done across the border in Qld, more lost revenue for NSW. Well done, Mister 100% Tweed – NOT.

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Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.