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March 5, 2021

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Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

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The 'Uluru Statement from the Heart' seeks constitutional reform to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to have a say and be involved over matters that impact their lives.

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Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

Ballina Dragon Boaters win world championships

Shelley Cornish from Tintenbar has won two gold medals in the world indoor rowing championships as well as a world record time, while husband Paul Hurley chimed in with a silver medal.

Action on Cumbalum Interchange at Ballina?

Following multiple community requests, Cr Phillip Meehan brought a motion to the last Ballina Council meeting calling for additional ramps to be built at the Cumbalum-Pacific Motorway interchange.

D May, Byron Bay

I want to thank Mungo for the crossword. I think over the many years I have got better at them, they are the only ones I do. Occasionally I get them out in a few days over my morning coffee, and then again, it can take me all week and sometimes not at all!

There are times when I think old Mungo’s lost it, e.g. ‘throwing things out the window’ – what could that possibly be? Then from the recesses of my brain the word floats to the surface.

Thank you, Mungo, I look forward to the challenge every week.

 


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