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Byron Shire
January 18, 2022

Is it too late?

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Community the big winner at Rotary Duck Race

The Richmond River at Fawcett Park in Ballina was full of colour on the weekend for the 30th Rotary Duck Race. The event has raised a quarter of a million dollars for charity over its history in Ballina.

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The Greens launch NurseKeeper for nurses and paramedics

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On Tuesday, Lismore City Council GM Michael Donnelly facilitated the swearing-in of the new Mayor and 10 Councillors in the chambers at Goonellabah.

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As New South Wales breaks another COVID record with 29 lives lost in a single day, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet spoke to the media this morning with an update on the pandemic.

Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

At this morning's COVID-19 update press conference, Concord and Nepean Hospitals lung specialist Dr Lucy Morgan gave an update on COVID-19. Dr Morgan says she works as part of a team of people looking after patients with COVID.

Frontline health workers supported

It started, in classic Byron style, with a batch of bliss balls. The homemade treats were whipped up for the nurses at Byron Hospital by local, Sarah Armstrong, after she heard how challenging life had been for them during the Omicron outbreak.

Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby

Many people are giving up hope, saying we have left action against emissions too late.

I reckon there is still a chance of stopping catastrophic climate change if WE ALL go to zero emissions fast enough and implement lots of drawdown.org and maybe do stratospheric sulphur dioxide in the arctic too to stop the permafrost melt.

Anyway it would be immoral not to try.


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1 COMMENT

  1. Zero or near zero emissions is a must. The IPCC – the U.N.’s Intergovernmental
    Panel on Climate Change – warns us that we are ‘cooking the planet’. We’ve
    got to stop burning coal & Adani must not be supported, full stop. If you feel as
    strongly as I do – PHONE THE PM. (02 – 6277 – 7700). Yes, you’ll get a staffer
    (I got one) who may even agree with you. The call’s probably recorded but, so
    what. Isn’t the planet worth it????

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