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October 23, 2021

The idiot box and the PM

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COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

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The Great Reopening

S Haslam What a time to go out in Byron – easy to park and, for the shy retiring types...

Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination...

Northern NSW urged to stay vigilant ahead of severe weather

With the prediction for off-shore winds and an off-shore low in the north of the State this week, the Bureau of Meteorology has advised that storms may be on the way over the next few days.

Water Night coming tomorrow

Rous County Council is putting residents of the Northern Rivers to the test by challenging households to take up the Water Night Challenge.

So long Greens

So, where to now for Greens voters disillusioned with local MP Tamara Smith advocating the big pharmaceutical program? One would...

Reclaim Our Future koalas pay a visit to Federal MP

Today Extinction Rebellion Lismore will make sure the federal member for Page hasn’t forgotten about the black summer bushfires and their devastating impact on NSW’s koala population.

We cannot afford, as a nation, to allow the ignorant prejudice of this misguided man to continue in the role of prime minister.

We should be glad, very glad, that ZM (Zaky Mallah) was on air displaying his unnerving similarities of words, thoughts and attitudes as the pre-exposures of the Lindt Cafe hostage-taker-cum murderer.

Now the federal police and other relevant bodies are well warned and forearmed to keep close and careful watch to ensure the same does not repeat.

Q&A is an outstanding  quality program, with Tony Jones its world class moderator.

Let us hope wisdom and sanity prevail; find the quick and obvious replacement for the idiot trying to reduce quality programming to an idiot box in his own reflection.

May the ABC not be spooked by a lowly Abbott – one voice calling the wrong shots.

He’s calling for the board to be removed. He is the one who should be removed, ASAP, preferably sooner.

Roma Newton, Kingscliff


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1 COMMENT

  1. The scariest person in Australia is Tony ”the terrorist” Abbott dedicated to dividing our communities into nasty little sterotypes and wedging every issue – an ideologue who hates anything clean or Green or innovative, the dinosaur living in a warped 50’s mindset. When you can’t win an argument banishing the critics is the next best thing. The Abbott team are definately fighting for the other side and putting Australian interests last – Perhaps Tony should be declared an enemy of the people and have his citzenship revoked and sent back the old country – Old Blighty can deal with the neo-con zealot. Abbott the Terror’s solution for us difficult folk is rather extreme and environmental activists should be very worried by the lost of civil rights waved through this current parliament.

    I don’t think the country can survive another year with these idiots at the helm, it would be so much easier to just tell Tony to go back to where he came from!

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