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May 19, 2021

It rained on the plateau

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning May 19

‘This Life’ is the first single off Jesse Morris and the Shakedown’s forthcoming and first ever vinyl release titled The Children of the Sun. 

Other News

All fired up: former magistrate fumes at news of the world

How does one react to news of environmental vandalism, rampant domestic violence and mutilation of women without anger or distress?

Water and the dam

Dr Roslyn Irwin, Caniaba An organisation called ‘Our Future NR’ is distributing and promoting information intended to put the Dunoon...

Diverse and resilient

Andrya Hart, The Channon After statements and actions by some Rous councillors, I am left wondering how many refusals to...

Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land...

Butler Street Reserve checked for PFAS pollution

Authorities are checking the Byron Bay site for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS.

Alcohol consumption up

The data, from Roy Morgan’s Alcohol Consumption Report, showed that there were significant increases for wine and spirits (up...

Kate Stodart, Kingscliff

It Is widely and frequently reported that this state is in drought and experiencing severe fires early in the fire season. Farmers are struggling, scientists and the general public are deeply worried.

In the Tweed Shire we had rain this week. Can someone, anyone please, explain to me why the current NSW Government has approved the building of a hospital on Cudgen plateau State Significant Farmland in an area that has received rain, when other options existed?

I do not understand the decision of this government, but I do know there is not one shred of common sense in the current elected parliament.

What machinations lie behind these decisions?

They deserve looking into.


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