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

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TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

‘ATO’ scam wants every last dollar in your account

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning about a spike in automated scam calls impersonating the ATO and asking people to transfer all their money to another account.

Saltwater mob style

Story & photo Melissa Butters If you’ve ever tasted the wild fish rillettes from The Bay SmokeHouse you know what’s...

Joel-Parkinson-Quiksilver-Pro-France-ASP-Kelly-Cestari

The Gold Coast’s Joel Parkinson advanced into the Quarter Finals of the Quiksilver Pro France at La Graviere yesterday.

In the first heat of Round 5 Parkinson posted a heat total of 9.60 points (out of a possible 20.00) in deteriorating conditions to defeat Michele Bourez (PYF) and set a Quarter Final matchup against fellow Australia (Kai Otton).

The Quiksilver Pro France is stop 8 of 10 on the  ASP World Championship Tour and has a waiting period from September 26 to October 6.

~ Photo ASP – Kelly Cestari

 


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