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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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Tweed River House

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Cadwallader determined to win support for new water science team as part of Dunoon Dam campaign

Cr Cadwallader has taken advantage of a local government rule allowing councillors to reintroduce a failed motion without having to wait three months if they have the signed support of at least two other councillors.

September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Byron Bay Hempire

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NSW Regional Housing Taskforce to recommend holiday rental regulation changes

Regional Housing Taskforce Chair Garry Fielding says recommendations around short-term holiday letting regulations will feature in his report to planning minister Rob Stokes later this month.

Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.

Gareth Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre

I had just parked my car in an underground car park next to Woolworths supermarket in Byron Bay when two men in their late 20s or early 30s shouted obscenities against the car and me and then one of them spat on it.

I said, ‘Thanks for that it could do with a wash. Why don’t you read what Israeli soldiers have to say about the atrocities they’ve committed. Their website is written on the side. You don’t like the truth do you?’

They got in their Juicy rental car and just sat chatting. I was convinced they would damage the car if I left it there so I drove out and parked in the open.

Previously, a man has kicked in the side panel whilst shouting obscenities but neither he nor today’s louts had anything coherent to say. If I’d have been in Palestine the car would probably have been riddled with bullets including me!


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