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March 4, 2021

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Missing teen – Tweed Heads

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy reported missing from Tweed Heads.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

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Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Metgasco shareholders and its directors should be fully liable for environmental and economic damages resulting from their actions and any negligence.

So where is the state government and a independent authority overseeing this?

Both the corporations and governments (Liberal, National and Labor parties – and local members) are very active and vocal when spouting the economic and job benefits of CSG and yet are head-in-sand deniers when this sort of almost inevitable cross-contamination occurs.

A great example of why coal seam gas extraction is such a risky and unsafe gas extraction process.

Better to use other forms of energy and export a little less to China, Korea and Japan.

Edward Tresler, Byron Bay


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