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May 23, 2024

Time to change the channel?

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New witnesses in long-running kambo inquest

Proceedings reopened in Byron Bay Courthouse yesterday in what is expected to be the final stage of the long-running coronial inquest into the death of Jarrad Antonovich.

Other News

Renewed?

The latest information supplied from Byron Shire’s Water and Recycling on future operational plans contains the term ‘renew’ numerous...

Posters gone

I am writing to bring attention to a growing issue in our community – the removal of community posters....

2022 flood & DAs

At  Byron Council’s meeting on April 18, we didn’t get time to deal with Report 14.1 which contained formal...

Spice Palace: a mecca for Middle Eastern dips and spice mixes

Victoria Cosford The business was a natural fit for Bec and Tom, new owners for the past few months, of...

Wombat burrows provide critical shelter for other species

A new study, published in the Journal of Mammalogy, found wombat burrows help other animals by providing critical shelter for numerous species following severe wildfire, and may even be an important source of water.

NSW Gov’t promises to fast-track super battery storage

State government investment in major battery projects across NSW is to be increased and fast-tracked, Minister for Climate Change and Energy Penny Sharpe said on Wednesday.

Paul Hamill, Bangalow

From most of what I hear and read (in The Echo as well) it seems that people don’t really want to listen to (research) the likes of Julian Assange (Wikileaks) and John Pilger and what they’re trying to tell us.

Most are still buying whatever the mainstreams of the left and right media are peddling. Are we too scared that if we change the channel (do some research) our world, mightn’t be the way they told us.

 


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