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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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Remembering Peter Warner

Ballina's legendary man of the sea Peter Warner died doing what he loved best, sailing, during an attempted crossing of the Ballina Bar in rough conditions last week. He was ninety years old.

The return of the prodigal son

Gallery DownTown, the annexe of Tweed Regional Gallery, is presenting a new exhibition by regional artists.

Local start-up brings you breakfast in bed

Breakfast is now a whole lot more luxurious with the recent launch of Le Petit Brekkie in the Byron Shire. Changing how we enjoy breakfast, Emma and Kevin, the team behind the business, curate fresh, locally sourced breakfast boxes to be delivered directly to their clients’ doors. With the tagline ‘breakfast in bed, delivered’, Le Petit Brekkie hopes to make the indulgence of a lazy lie-in even more tempting.

Man charged with assault after death at Coffs Harbour

A man will face court today charged with assault as inquiries continue into the death of a man at Coffs Harbour after an altercation on Saturday.

Disguised junk mail

A Sinclair, Mullumbimby Does anyone know who is responsible for the thinly disguised bundles of junk mail that are now...

Sally Flannery discovers dark side of ‘Lovemore’

Since declaring her interest in running for Lismore Council, local woman Sally Flannery has been subjected to sustained attacks, both online and upon her property.

Veet Mayo, Main Arm

Check this out – If you drive your car and test positive for pot you will get jail, bail, lose licence, $600 fine, lose points, criminal conviction for a victimless crime.

Now, a female surfer speaks to a bad-mannered male surfer, which results in her being held underwater until she blacks out. The last part is recorded on a mobile and is used as evidence.

Cops involved. Bloke charged with aggravated assault causing actual bodily harm, goes to court, convicted and gets 300 hours’ community service. Police said he expressed no remorse.

Stone the bloody crows!

Where is the justice in this?

I refuse to believe that this young woman didn’t suffer PTSD as a result of this person being unable to manage his anger.

Hard to believe that the prosecution didn’t push for a sentence worthy of the crime and can’t understand how the judge could be so lenient in his sentencing.

Maybe they both would benefit from a good hard look at the misogynistic tendencies.

Maybe six months in Goulbourn jail may teach this little boy that this sort of stuff is just not on. After all it’s nearly 2020 where we all will have the chance to see all if we choose.


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