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AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

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Police call for busking ban, backed by Byron mayor

Have you noticed that the streets of Byron Bay have been a less tuneful and colourful place in the past week or so?

The vaxed and non-vaxed rules of the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council says that Stage 1 of the NSW Government’s roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions will begin today, (Monday 11 October), requiring changes to some Council operations.

Sneetches with stars and Sneetches behind bars

Apart from the fact that some people have a valid reason for not being fully or even partially vaccinated, today, the precious lambs become sheep and the others are goats, that is, Sneetches with stars and Sneetches behind bars.

Why were there no signers in the pubs?

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights have said this morning that they are significantly concerned about the press conferences held by the NSW Government on October 10 and 11 (both held in pubs) which did not have Auslan interpreters visible to viewers.

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Tyler Wright from Lennox Head finished equal third last weekend at the Vans US Open of Surfing, falling to local favourite Courtney Conlogue in their semifinals match by a score of 16.07 to 11.33.

The Vans US Open of Surfing is the sixth of eight stops on the ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT) offering crucial points towards both surfers’ ASP World Title campaigns and requalification for the 2014 ASP WCT.

Photo ASP – Sean Rowland


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