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April 15, 2024

A name by any other

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Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this...

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CSIRO reveals Australia’s attitudes to renewables

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has today released the most comprehensive survey of Australians’ attitudes toward the renewable energy transition.

Jack Evans Boat Harbour upgrade to provide vital access to water as climate warms

Having somewhere to swim (or just connect with water), like a country town swimming pool, the local creek or river swimming hole, or the ocean, is important in a hot country like Australia.

Teens charged following break and enter and 50km pursuit

Two teens will appear in court today charged following an alleged break and enter and pursuit through the Northern Rivers.

Amber alert for blue green algae at Lake Ainsworth

Blue green algae status in Lake Ainsworth currently is Amber level and investigations into the causes and increased sampling will be in place.

Short stay accommodation saga at Ballina Council

The last Ballina Council meeting saw a straightforward request from staff for more information about the short term rental accommodation situation in the shire (as it relates to NSW government policy) turn into an elaborate saga.

Anti-protest laws under review

With a review of 2022 anti-protest laws now underway, the NSW Council for Civil Liberties is calling on the NSW Labor government to include public submissions.

Rod Murray, Ocean Shores

An extract from Turning the Tide, the latest Australian Marine Conservation supporter newsletter:

‘Last year the Adani Group renamed the Abbot Point coal terminal to “North Queensland Export Terminal” and also rebranded themselves as “Bravus”.

But their new name doesn’t hide the truth. Latin scholars have pointed out that the word bravus doesn’t actually mean brave, as intended, but actually translates to “crooked” or “mercenary”.’

Some say their new name could be used to hide their history.

Adani or Bravus – their coal still stinks.

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