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February 28, 2021

Steps toward peace

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

A closer look at Byron Council’s fossil fuel investments

Is Byron Council putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to reducing carbon emissions?

Archibald has knock-on effect in Murwillumbah

The Tweed Regional Gallery is hosting the Archibald Prize and local business people say the event is giving the town of Murwillumbah a significant economic boost.

Ready for Byron’s latest massive development on Jonson St?

The changing face of Byron as Gold Coast and Sydney developers move in to recreate the look and feel of the town with intense development proposals.

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Deborah & Mick Stacey, Ballina 

The anti-war/anti-nuclear movement may not be what it has been in the past, (millions of people marching, and direct action taking place all over the world), nevertheless, it certainly hasn’t gone away.

On 22 January 2021 nuclear weapons became illegal under International Law. Since then, there has been a considerable worldwide movement in divestment, from anything militarily related.

Here in Australia, there is significant movement in the right direction i.e. Australian Ethical, Christian Super, Future Super, Crescent Wealth, Verve Super, Local Government Super, and Bank Australia (of which we are proud part owners).

The WHO (World Health Organisation) has contacted the University of Melbourne, stating they are compromising future Medical Research Grants from WHO, owing to their association with Lockheed Martin, the largest arms manufacturer in the world.

Bishop delegate For Social Justice, Terry Brady, on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops, has written to the Prime Minister, urging the government to ratify the UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons. Along with the Australian Red Cross, who also support the treaty.

There is a chance, peace may come!

Love is the answer.


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