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May 23, 2022

Back to the garden

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Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Other News

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones lives in Cudgen, owns a small business and is running as an Independent for the federal seat of Richmond.

Homelessness hub under immense pressure

A new homelessness hub in Byron Bay has been so inundated with requests for help, that the service already needs additional staff to meet the demand.

NSW councils call for social, affordable housing

With ‘Intergenerational inequality growing dramatically’, the peak body representing NSW councils has issued an open letter to all federal election candidates, calling on them to commit to a four-point housing plan.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round. 

Cost of living and taxes

Why is there so much interest in stats and percentages? How does the average house price or rent translate...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act. 

Les Shotton, Byron Bay

I came upon a child of God, walking along the road, protesting about the change in climate.

Kindness is intelligent and intelligence is kindness that sees life as one: that weeps, with species extinction, observes the fading dunes after a king tide – how this winter the ocean was warm, whales in a sauna, the bushfires.

Sadly Mo Mo, doesn’t know, we know, bla bla bla rational economics fans the flames of global warming. And being Trump’s butt-wipe is not the solution.

I say to the child of God; you are stardust, you are golden. Human beings and their children’s children deserve to live in a beautiful garden. I will gladly show solidarity and join you in your protest.


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