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June 16, 2024

Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #83

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Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

Other News

Positive change for New Brighton beach

Ocean conservation non-profit Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) hosted a World Ocean Day beach clean-up and a mangrove educational session jointly hosted by the Salty Mangrove Cafe in New Brighton on Saturday.

Indonesian street food at the Mullum Farmers Market

Rini and Ewan – should they ever find the time – don’t need to add new items to their regular menu.

Assange doco to screen in Byron

Julian Assange’s US extradition appeal is a significant event in the world’s history of democracy but he’s been in jail so long some have probably missed the memo.

Maive takes on illiteracy in the Northern Rivers

Lismore student Maive McKenzie will be a World Literacy Foundation Youth Ambassador for 2024 and will serve as a local advocate, aiming to increase education and community awareness about the importance of reading and writing and to lift literacy rates in Northern Rivers.  

No care at Shaws Bay

Mullet harvesting is here again and the fishermen have to access Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay. Again, they have...

Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.

FOMO syndrome

Mandy Nolan suffers from FOMO syndrome – fear of missing out. It surfaces really badly at Bluesfest. While she’s enjoying watching one band she worries she’s missing a better one. Video Sharon Shostak


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