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Koala corridor built with love

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Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

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Some insights from Malcolm Turnbull

From the deceptive and underhanded conduct of our current Prime Minister ScMo, to the destructive impact of Tony Abbott and the far right of the Australian political and media scene, A Bigger Picture, by Malcolm Turnbull, provides an interesting insight into how he perceives the Australian political landscape.

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Bring them home to Biloela

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Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

koala-superhwy

Year 4 at Mullumbimby’s Shearwater Steiner school spent last Wednesday helping plant a koala corridor at Myocum. The Koala Connections project is a partnership program between Byron and Tweed Shire Councils and aims to restore 225 hectares of koala habitat. Koalas have faced a number of threats recently and are now classified as a Vulnerable Species at both state and federal level. If you would like to help out, call Byron Shire Council on 6626 7068 or for more information on the project go to www.byron.nsw.gov.au/koala-connections.

Photo Jeff ‘How Much Can A Koala Bear?’ Dawson

 


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