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My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 7 April, 2021

Half-price quarantine a step in the right direction, says NSW Farmers’ Association

NSW Farmers’ Association says it's pleased that calls for the subsidisation of quarantine costs for agricultural workers have been heard by the NSW Government.

A place like home

Garth Luke, Mullumbimby Why do we always focus on adding new buildings when the conversation turns to affordable housing? Byron Shire...

Dili facing double disaster

The capital of East Timor, Dili, is reeling after flood waters swept through the city on the weekend, leaving at least 27 dead. The President of East Timor, Francisco Guterres Lú-Olo, described the floods as a 'great calamity'.

Lilac house bound by red tape

Mullumbimby resident Nicole Haberecht is facing a $3,000 fine and the prospect of repainting her house after Council made a demand that she change the colour after it was painted a shade of lilac.

Lismore Youth Festival going to be epic

Bigger and better than ever, Lismore Youth Festival will take place across multiple venues in Lismore from 14-16 April.

New York City’s kings of post-punk return to Australia and to the Splendour stage in all their dapper glory.

With complex guitars and Paul Banks’s inimitable sombre baritone Interpol quickly became one of the world’s most-loved and -lauded bands after the release of their seminal debut album Turn on the Bright Lights in 2002. Backing this up with the equally acclaimed Antics, Interpol blew us away at Splendour in 2005 and sold-out headline shows in just hours.

Two albums later Interpol has famously headlined some of the biggest festivals in the world including Coachella, Summer Sonic Festival and Glastonbury. With a new album due later this year Splendour looks forward to hearing some new tunes from one of our favourite bands.

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Inspector condemns prisoner health services

In the forward to the Inspector of Custodial Services Report published last month, Fiona Rafter Inspector of Custodial Services says that the provision of health services to inmates in New South Wales custodial facilities is a complex and challenging responsibility.

The importance of talking about ovaries

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Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

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Linen SHIFT project urgently needs new home

With a vision to disrupt the cycle of women’s homelessness, the Linen SHIFT project was born to provide unique individual support and education for at-risk women in a safe residential environment, but today they they have been forced to close.