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Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

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Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

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Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Regarding last week’s article on EME pros and cons, ‘electromagnetic energy’ (EME) is a designation newly promoted by telcos and government regulators. One effect is to divert attention from the more conventional and longstanding term electromagnetic radiation (EMR).

An internet search for EME will find virtually nothing of the extensive scientific findings on adverse health effects. Additionally, radiation, being the more accurate description, has unwanted connotations. Obscuring the issue is the last thing we need, considering that Australia lags far behind many countries in protecting its citizens from ever-increasing levels of electro-pollution.

Peter Nielsen
, Byron Bay

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Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

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Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.