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October 24, 2021

The long odds on Bill Shorten

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COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

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Egotistic rabble

Strident anti-vaxxers claim that COVID-19 vaccination violates their individual sovereignty and freedom. However, there’s not a beep from them...

Government secrecy around health advice defended by local Nats MP

The NSW Liberal-Nationals government’s attempt to block transparency around its health advice with the COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney last June will now become public.

STP inches closer

Paul Bibby’s article ‘Ocean Shores STP (OS STP) inches closer to closure’ (6 October) raises some questions with me...

The Great Reopening

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

Library restrictions

Under Richmond Tweed Library restrictions announced today, our local libraries are now only offering click and collect, and online...

The 29th annual Ernies a shocking look at misogyny

Has lockdown made misogyny worse? We could find out tomorrow when the 29th Annual Ernies Awards for sexist remarks give out their gongs

Poor old Bill Shorten and his party conference.

In typical politician’s style he wants to win. Any race, anywhere, anytime.

So he has chosen his safest option, the race to the bottom.

When he gets there, he and Tony can have a nice chat and compare their experiences.

Ron Bay, Suffolk Park


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