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Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

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It’s (beyond) time

Seventy-three per cent of respondents to a recent ABC Vote Compass question on whether the constitution should be amended...

Vote Green

In response to John Jennings, Numinbah (12 May), ‘Who shall I vote for?’ Simple answer – The Greens. From...

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

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.

Historic sex assault and abduction – alleged offender charged

NSW Police say a man will spend the weekend in the lock-up after being refused bail today in Grafton following an investigation into the alleged historical sexual assault of a woman in Byron Bay more than 20 years ago.

Diane Hart, Mullumbimby

In the same week when German company Siemens has approved its deal with Adani, I have just finished reading the heartbreaking memoir by my friends Freda Widawski and Adele Abraham which recounts the harrowing treatment of their Polish Jewish parents, Mina and Jacob, during WW2.

They survived nine camps – where millions of others tragically lost their lives. Many of the camps they were in, and others, were run by German engineering giants and used the concentration camp prisoners as forced labour. One such company was Siemens and in the 1990s they paid millions of dollars to camp survivors while using the excuse – ‘we had no choice’. Those excuses are still on their official website.

Will they be using the same excuse while counting their profits from the Adani coal mine while our planet continues to choke and burn?

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