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Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

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Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its...

Magic mushrooms

David Gilet, Byron Bay As noted in David Heilpern’s article (24 February), with drugs, whether medicinal or recreational, dosage is a...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Storylines: Uluru Statement from the Heart

The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service picking up a man critically injured when his motorbike struck a kangaroo near Grafton on Sunday (November 4). Photo WRHS

A 61-year-old male motor cyclist collided with a kangaroo some 5kms south-west of Grafton on Sunday morning (November 4).

The patient was taken to Grafton Hospital in a critical condition with head and chest injuries.

He was subsequently taken by Westpac Rescue Helicopter to Gold Coast University Hospital.

Buggy rollover

The chopper returned to Grafton Hospital some hours later to pick up a man who had been injured in a side-by-side farm buggy rollover on a rural property near Lawrence.

The 74-year old man suffered chest and arm fractures

He was flown to Lismore Base Hospital for further treatment.


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