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March 9, 2021

Money from the Roundhouse

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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

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Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Nurses call for an improved aged care sector

A ‘walk with nurses’ was held in Mullum last Friday, and aimed to highlight the concern aged care nurses have around fee structures, safety issues and staff training in order to properly care for our elderly.

Parking permits

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The amazing world of seeds

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Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Laura Jones, Ocean Shores

Two years ago, Byron Council installed play equipment for our kids from the sale money from our Roundhouse land. This provided the beginning of a play space for more than 3,000 children in Ocean Shores.

Nearly $419,000 of funding was secured. Council has the grant money collecting interest in their bank account. Yet two years on the community doesn’t have shade sails over the fort to protect our children from the summer sun.

In March this year Ben Franklin congratulated the community for securing all stage-three funding for shade sails, wheelchair access, multi-level timber treehouse, flying fox etc.

Another six weeks of school holidays is coming up and Council still hasn’t installed shade sails over the fort.

You really should be ashamed of yourselves Council. You weren’t open and honest with the Ocean Shores community.


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