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February 24, 2024

Mandy’s Echo Chamber – with Tim Freedman

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The section from the bus stop on Lighthouse Road to the divide of the road to Byron Bay, is...

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Editorial – Prosecuting publishers

WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen, Julian Assange, will soon face possibly his final court hearing in the UK High Court of Justice over whether he should be extradited to the US to face spying charges. 

Delivering employment pathways for diverse women

Local organisations in the Lismore electorate can now apply for funding for programs that empower women from diverse backgrounds to thrive in the workforce.

GemLife’s seniors’ housing estate (again) and more Ballina Council 2024 court action

A conciliation conference between the Ballina Shire Council and developers wanting to build a seniors’ resort-style estate in West Ballina is to happen in less than three weeks.

The Light of Loving Kindness

‘May the light of the sun and moon of loving kindness and compassion permeate the entire world forever more, dispelling the darkness of the suffering of beings, and filling space with peace and happiness’ – Khentrul Lodrö T’hayé Rinpoche.

Tallowood Estate open space deal on hold

Byron Shire Councillors have deferred a decision on whether to accept an offer on a large parcel of forested ridgeline land above the Tallowood Ridge Estate near Mullumbimby.

Housing density study to be undertaken

Byron Shire Council have been allocated $239,239 by the NSW Labor government to undertake an ‘urban design-based housing density study, that will examine the residential areas surrounding the Byron Bay town centre and support the delivery of 700 new homes’

Mandy Nolan has been at it again – casting her pods over interesting people. In the latest episode, Mandy is talking to Tim Freedman as he embarks on one of his rare solo tours to launch The Whitlams’ new single Ballad of Bertie Kidd, a six minute crime caper that describes a little known escapade in the long career of one of Australia’s most notorious criminals.

Tim chats with Mandy from the about the government’s slow response to assist artists and the inspiration for his epic new song which launches 30 October.

As part of Great Southern Nights he will be playing Lismore City Hall on Thursday 12 November (lismorecityhall.com.au) and Byron Theatre at the Community Centre on 14 Nov – byroncentre.com.au.

To listen in on their conversation, head to https://www.buzzsprout.com/1166102.


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