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April 19, 2021

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No accountability for proven police misconduct

On Australia Day in 1998, I was the legal observer for the ‘Nude Ain’t Rude’ rally at Belongil Beach.

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Tweed council adopts Jack Evans Boat Harbour plan

The Tweed Shire Council has announced that they have adopted the Plan of Management for the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct.

Local girls go big at Oz grom cup

Byron Bay’s Leihani Kaloha Zoric won her second Billabong Oz Grom Cup title, taking out the 10-and-under girls division at Park beach in Coffs Harbour last weekend.

An insult, Poppa

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The New Resilience

Resilience is dead. The word has been overused. Some may say the word is no longer resilient. We broke it. It’s unfortunate because it was a really good word.

Getting the right stuff in your bins in the Tweed

Tweed Council is asking residents to be more careful with what waste they put in which bin – a surprising amount of the area's refuse, both recycling and landfill, ends up in the wrong receptacle.

Byron Shire celebrates seniors during festival week

An action-packed program has been planned for the 2021 Byron Shire Seniors Festival with drumming, dancing, walking, yoga and laughing on the program.

Matthew Lambourne, Mullumbimby

If there is something positive going on, as claimed by Cr Michael Lyon (Letters, August 7) in relation to the Council motion that any company that has links to Adani is not eligible for Council business, then Council will have already written to GHD advising them of this motion.The purpose of the motion is surely to discourage companies from working for Adani, rather than merely punishing them afterwards.

I have written to GHD about this Council motion, and I hope Council has too. I will ask them this in Public Access at the August 22 meeting.


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