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Byron Shire
June 16, 2024

Thus spake Mungo… #71

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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...

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A tribute to Brunswick Heads locals 

In a world saturated with carefully curated images geared toward personal brand building, a genuinely candid photo is a refreshing and beautiful thing.

No public housing in Labor’s $10b housing fund 

Federal Labor MP, Justine Elliot, has told The Echo she expects successful projects from the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) will be announced in the coming months. 

Stick to the sand – Tweed Councillors reject Kingscliff DA to change fill on floodplain

Tweed Council has insisted that a Turnock St development use court-ordered sand to protect rainforest, and a rare snail, rejecting the developer’s attempt to vary the conditions.

No care at Shaws Bay

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

Jagun Alliance – rebuilding Indigenous knowledge

Sustainability is intrinsic to Aboriginal cultural frameworks, all ways of being, knowing and doing. It’s about being in the right relationship with Country, and all the endemic species being in the right relationships, in the kinship Country for Country, Jagun.

Chinny Charge entries now open!

Now’s the time to enter the Chinny Charge up Mullumbimby’s local mountain on Saturday, September 21.  The annual run and...

Justice and Julian Assange

Swedish Supreme Court chairman Justice Stefan Lindskog says it shouldn’t be a crime to reveal crimes of the state. But the Americans haven’t worried too much in the past about kidnapping and illegally extraditing prisoners from Sweden. Video Sharon Shostak


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