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Byron Community Centre

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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.

Australian blues legends Chain to play Bluesfest 2023

What do blues folk Muddy Waters, Roy Buchanan, Albert Collins, BB King, Albert King, Freddie King, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Robert Cray, George Thorogood, Ash Grunwald, Jeff Lang, Juzzie Smith, Geoff Achison and even Buddy Guy, all have in common? They can all say they’ve met Phil Manning.

Byron Community Centre

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

Surf films make a splash at Byron Bay Film Festival

Surfing is a central part of Byron Bay’s identity and this year’s surf films are certain to bring the whole community together in a celebration of athleticism, wild seas and sheer joy in our exquisite environment.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Norco set for rebuild but what about other businesses?

While the community digests Tuesday’s news of Norco’s Lismore ice cream factory’s rebuild, Norco Chief Executive, Michael Hampson wants to stress the importance of the plight of all flood-affected Lismore businesses including small and medium size ventures.

Open letter to Tony Abbott

Dear Mr Abbott,

Coal is not god for humanity and other living things.

As this article points out humans are causing the greatest mass extinctions of life on earth and biodiversity destruction since the ice age.

Your assertions that coal is good for humanity has an underlying falsity which, you as a rational human being and a Christian must realise is patently a lie.

As a fellow Catholic I like you was taught not to lie for fear of eternal damnation and displeasing God.

Mr Abbott if you are sincere in your faith as a Christian you will retract this silly statement and divest yourself from the toxic influence of the coal lobby and start listening to reason.

You are the prime minister of the entire nation not just a spokesperson for big coal and other toxic industries which are all contributing to the demise of the creation of God.

To put it colloquially, Wake up Tony!

M Mizzi, Byron Bay


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