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September 26, 2022

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Unions meet with Norco over staff stand down

With flood-ravaged Norco in Lismore under scrutiny the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union, and the Electrical Trades Union met with management on Thursday to discuss the company’s plans for its Lismore ice cream factory.

Other News

Locals push to keep Bangalow Club as ‘member-owned’

With the Bangalow Bowlo board considering an amalgamation with large entertainment corporation Norths, a group of Bangalow locals are presenting their vision for their club, which they say will ‘preserve a valuable member-owned asset for the people of Bangalow to enjoy for many years to come’.

Public transport mask mandate to end

Masks will no longer be mandatory on public transport from tomorrow, Wednesday 21 September.

GG, Bob Carr, and Morrison

Back page note (7 September) from Bob Carr that the Governor-General (GG) got $18m from Morrison at the same...

Chile baloney

What a lot of baloney Will Lilley writes in saying Allende ‘brought it upon himself’ when he was overthrown...

Locals on top at Byron Bay’s BJJ Open

Local teams blitzed the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Spring Australian Open held at the Cavanbah Centre over the weekend. The...

Vale Uncle Jack Charles

I just needed to say how deeply sad I am to hear of the death of our beloved Uncle...

Ken Webb, Mullumbimby

A big thankyou to Dr Solomon, Dr Yates, and the fantastic  nurses, male and female who looked after me during my stay.

The staff were great and the food was quiet nice the cleaning staff were friendly though our room and bathroom didn’t get cleaned on the last two days.


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GG, Bob Carr, and Morrison

Back page note (7 September) from Bob Carr that the Governor-General (GG) got $18m from Morrison at the same time as the secret signing...

Mangroves keep carbon in the soil for 5,000 years

Marine forests are great long-term carbon sinks. In fact, according to new research on a Mexican mangrove forest, they can keep carbon out of the atmosphere for millennia.

West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to prepare for flooding. The flooding...

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...