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October 25, 2021

Killing machines

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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

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Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

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Teacher vax

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NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

Diadem Street, Lismore

Around 2,000 residents in Lismore lost their electricity connection on Wednesday night after a large gum tree took out power lines.

Black bellied whale sighted at Ballina dubbed ‘Liquorice’

For years southern waters whale watchers have been keeping their eyes keen for Migaloo and his offspring, but just...

The International Fleet Review makes Sydney the centre of a massive killing machine. How many Hiroshimas could the combined killing power of these warships achieve?

How many hospitals, schools and houses are collectively lost in favour of these machines of death? Pretty to look at, but death in disguise.

Gareth Smith, Byron Bay


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