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March 7, 2021

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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.

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Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

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. 

Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

Lennox Rise development clears another hurdle

The massive new residential development planned west of Epiq in Lennox Head continued its progress towards becoming reality at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

Candela Ibanez-Oliver, Mullumbimby

I’m scared; people are scared about our future, about our children’s future. About Earth’s future. What will happen when the last tree is cut down? When the last fish is caught? When the last river dries? When the last fruit is picked? Maybe then we’ll realise that money means nothing compared to the health of our home.

For all the years that it has looked after us, bringing us up into this world like a caring mother, this is how we thank her, by polluting the air and destroying all that was given to us? We should be ashamed of all the damage we’ve done.

But you would think that we would try to fix our mistakes, wouldn’t you? So why are we repeating them over and over? But this time we know the consequences, so why don’t we wake up and make a change to protect our loving Mother Earth before she disappears completely?

I might only be 14 and still figuring out what will happen when I grow up, but I know that I need a positive future and seeing how we are going I’m scared that I might not have one.

All the people who can vote are holding our future in their hands. So please make the right choice and think about the world that you’re giving the next generation.


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