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Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

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Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Creative carbon capture

Desmond Bellamy – Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia, Byron Bay Last week, the Australian government pledged half a billion dollars for ‘clean’...

‘Natural’ cruelty

Richard Swinton, Clunes While I agree with Desmond Bellamy’s concerns about animal cruelty, the issue of ‘natural’ cruelty if the...

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

John Youdan, Ocean Shores

The revolving front door at the Lodge has spun again, and Justine’s preferred boss is once more in charge of the Canberra spin factory.

He will be impressed that she voted that, in the future, CSG become the main energy fuel instead of coal. How he will react when he learns that, in a fit of pique at being sacked from plum parliamentary jobs, she has managed to alienate all Labor supporters.

In blatant vote catching mode for months she has been chasing the Greens vote. In defiance of Labor government CSG policy she now wants Greens to believe she supports anti-CSG development and that the only thing we should dig from the ground are organic carrots.


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  1. It was announced that Ms Elliott resigned from her position with the Dept of Trade so that she could support the local campaign against coal seam gas. If she’d stayed in that job she would have been in a much stronger position to influence things – perhaps been able to stop the plans for local unconventional gas to be piped through the Barrier Reef or off the coast somewhere here for overseas sale. A pity she didn’t think of that.

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