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July 4, 2022

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Thanks Council, for the advertisement on page 5 letting us know that you co-hosted a conference. It is good...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 June, 2022

The Nimbin Art Fair is on again after many postponements owing to covid and the floods. Hosted by Nimbin Artists Gallery, a not-for-profit organisation supporting local creatives, the Fair allows you to see the whole gamut of creative art from the vibrant arts community that is Nimbin and its surrounds.

Labor mulls over the future of persecuted whistleblower and his lawyer, Collaery

While jailed Australian citizen and journalist, Julian Assange, waits for the new Labor government to act on his behalf with US extradition orders from the UK, another whistleblower and his lawyer face court behind closed doors on Australian soil.

Tenth Nannaversary of those mischievous knitters

Would you believe it, petals, it's been 10 years since the guerilla espionage not-so-sweet little ladies now known as the Knitting Nannas started their ruthless needling of CSG miner Metgasco.

Diner Lennox – true hospitality

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Get booked, from July 1

The annual Byron Shire Book Fair is finally going ahead from Friday July 1 to Sunday July 3 from 9am to 4pm at the Byron Bay Surf Club.

No blame in this game

I do not wish to condemn politicians for the state of corruption in this country. However, I do wish...

While politicians are seen as fair game with plenty of jokes made at their expense, their partners are considered off limits. But not for prime minister Julia Gillard it seems, with a shonky shock jock thinking it’s no holds barred with her. The conservative right has also revealed their sexism, if not misogyny, when it comes to our first female head of state. Sharon Shostak video.

 


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