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Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

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Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 3 March, 2021

The amazing world of seeds

Hilary Bain If it wasn’t for seeds and plants, we humans, along with all the animals, birds and insects would...

I can confirm that Richmond Valley Council employees removed some steps that were constructed [at a Bentley CSG protest site]: without council approval (Echonetdaily January 31), not by an authorised contractor, not to any Australian standard, not by anyone who wished to take responsibility for their maintenance (including liability via some form of insurance) and ultimate removal, and at a location council does not want to encourage the public to use.

We did this after I consulted with protesters on site and offered them the opportunity to remove them.

Gary Murphy, executive manager infrastructure & environment, Richmond Valley Council


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