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May 8, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Respect for Country

Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian It is the night of the full moon, I have just watched it rise. On the...

Miracles left, right and centre?

It's emerged Scott Morrison had used a taxpayer-funded VIP jet to attend a Pentecostal conference on the Gold Coast.

Byron Council to introduce car-free Sundays in the centre of town

Byron Council has taken a further step toward getting cars out of, and pedestrians into, the centre of Byron, by voting to introduce car-free Sundays.

Belongi Spit

John Lazarus, Byron Bay An update on proposed development of the Belongil Spit site, for the information particularly of those...

Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

Create the opportunity for everyone to follow their dreams

Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

Russell Jackson, Binna Burra

We neglect the people who care for our parents and our children. Carers are undervalued in our community and each day head off to try to achieve the impossible. The aged care sector is totally underfunded and broken ‘Dem system is a strain and a mess’ (by Kabaka Pyramid Can’t Breathe). It is placing the frontline carers under extreme pressure and it must be breaking carers emotionally.

What is the point of a balanced budget if we break carers and the best we can give to our parents is a life of waiting to die.

To those carers on the frontline – thank you.

Let’s hope that the royal commission will see some real changes to help you climb the mountain each day.


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Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

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Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

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