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October 8, 2022

Weekends still sacrosanct

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Byron Community Centre

When did the community centre change to Byron Theatre and was there any public information shared as to this...

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Flood-affected youth film screening tomorrow

Flickerfest and One Vision Productions have joined forces to facilitate a workshop and free film screening that has brought flood-affected youth together to tell their stories.

Editorial – Labor believes in transparency, but…

Phew. Last week, federal Labor introduced legislation into parliament that would hopefully stiffen the spines across the Commonwealth public sector. 

Celebration as Farrelly House reopens in Lismore

On Tuesday to the relief and joy of dozens of Lismore folk, Farrelly House, the home of Red Inc. and the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS), reopened on Magallan Street.

Todd Woodbridge Cup to be held in Byron Bay

Tennis NSW, along with Byron Bay Tennis Club is hosting the regional qualification event of the Todd Woodbridge Cup...

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re...

The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

I wholeheartedly agree with the letter from Asren Pugh re penalty rates. I think, Asren, that you should publish the names of the businesses advocating the abolishment of penalty rates.

If you, as a business, are not making a profit opening on public holidays then why are you open? It is not compulsory you know. I can only assume that you still make money, just not as much as you’d like! If you shut, then the takings you lose will be taken up by another, resulting in no net loss.

Like Asren says, people in hospitality and retail are paid the lowest in our society. While ever we have school operating Monday to Friday, weekends will remain sacrosanct so stop your winging and be grateful that you have some employees willing to work on public holidays – they don’t have to you know!

Ruth Dare, Bangalow

 


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