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December 2, 2021

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What’s Nu in COVID variants? Highlighted need for stronger Australian contribution

According to the End COVID For All campaign the emergence of a new coronavirus variant in Botswana, most likely to be called 'Nu', underlines the need for Australia to step up its contribution to co-oridnated global efforts to prevent the virus’ spread and mutation.

Storms and rain for Tuesday and Wednesday in the Northern Rivers

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is predicting widespread thunderstorms and rain for the Northern Rivers.

Byron candidates 2021 Q&A part 2

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Flood warning for Richmond and Wilsons Rivers

A deepening low pressure trough through the northeast of the state is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms during Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the State Emergency Service.

Shovel ready project

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A disappointed dog

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Mike Stavrou Brunswick Fireworks 78
The night skies over Brunswick Heads came alive with colour and sound on Saturday night during the annual fireworks night. Photo Michael Stavrou

The annual fireworks night at Brunswick Heads on Saturday night drew hundreds of people from around the shire and beyond.

The fireworks display, which marks the start of the town’s traditional woodchop carnival, lasted for almost 15 minutes, bringing the night skies to life with colour and sound.

 


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