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Don’t forget your life jacket

A statewide waterway compliance blitz has found a that a large number of boaters are failing to carry and wear a lifejacket as requuried.

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Lismore City Bowlo and all that jazz

What Lismore needs more of now is fun and joy and music and the Lismore Jazz Club’s popular monthly gigs are about to return to help make that happen.

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

Iron Gates developer launches appeal against DA refusal at Evans Head

It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.

Police pursuit after ute and motorbike stolen

NSW Police were at Pat Smith Park in Dulguigan, after reports a motorcycle had been stolen. As they arrived two males fled the scene, one on a motorcycle and the other in an Isuzu utility. The utility failed to stop for police and a pursuit was initiated.

Bioenergy facility funding rejected

Mayor Michael Lyon is downplaying a funding rejection for Council’s much touted Bioenergy Facility proposal by a federal government agency, claiming other funding sources are available.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.

Peter Olson, Goonengerry.

If treason is the crime of betraying your country, then what do we call betraying the entire planet and the human species? On June 3, 2017, The Australian ran a front-page story that suggested that man-made global warming was entirely a hoax, made up by scientists keen to be paid big money for their bogus research.

The journalist who wrote the article admits having no training in climate science, yet he ridiculed climate scientist Tim Flannery, claimed the prime minister of Tuvalu was just interested in ‘the free cash’ and guaranteed that ‘the sea isn’t going to rise by so much as an inch’.

Isn’t it odd that the journalist who claims global warming is a hoax never mentions the huge profits generated each year by the fossil fuel industry and never even suggests that the fossil fuel industry would be willing to fund efforts to discredit the proven science behind man-made global warming?


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