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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

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Senior players triumph at Cherry Street Croquet Club

The experience combination of Joan Campbell (92 years young) and Elaine Astley (89) were able to beat the field and collect a win in the Cherry Streety Twilight Golf Croquet Plate Competition held at Ballina.

Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very...

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Suffolk Park residents pressure councillors over pump track

Councillors, Michael Lyon and Jeanette Martin, met Suffolk Park residents on Saturday to hear concerns around the proposed pump bike track, which is slated for the Linda Vidler park.

As the world stands once again on the brink of a war, owing to the corporate elite, haven’t we all been fooled enough by this sham democracy?  It is democracy for a day and dictatorship for three years.

Aren’t there enough people awake yet to see that no matter which side wins government it is not the will of the people they will listen to, but that their directives come from elsewhere? The majority of the population can take to the streets placard-waving but they will for the most part be ignored and the mainstream media will publish what they like and play it down.

One way I can see that we can regain our power is to vote for policies instead of politicians. A handful of politicians can be bought but not the majority of the population.  Also, there are many of us that don’t agree with either side’s policy on many issues, eg refugees, the poisoning they allow of the population, war etc yet we have no avenue to voice this.

If these statements ring true to you, please read  http://www.communityrun.org/petitions/vote-for-policies-instead-of-politicians

Evelyn Gast, Huonbrook


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