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November 28, 2021

Steps toward peace

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COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

The Northern NSW Local Health District says there was one new case of COVID-19 was reported for NNSWLHD to 8pm, November 25. This case is located in the Byron Local Government Area, a traveller from outside the region and e is not associated with the Aquarius Backpackers.

Other News

Bangalow venues in need of financial help

Two of the Shire’s most well-known community spaces have come cap-in-hand to Byron Council, after suffering major income losses as a result of COVID-related public health orders.

Keeping children out of prison the focus for Red Cross

How young is too young for a child to be imprisoned? The Red Cross says 10 is too young and wants to see the age raised to 14.

Vale Mullumbimbian, Noel Ernest James

A Mullumbimbian through and through, Noel James was born in Mullum on April 3, 1928, in what seems to be a world away from today, but in his words, ‘it was only 93 short years ago’. 

Leigh Thomas says political affiliations not relevant to Council decision making

Leigh Thomas is the lead candidate for Group M running in the upcoming Tweed Shire Council elections. Mr Thomas...

Lismore Mayoral candidate cries foul over election signage tampering

Lismore City Council Mayoral candidate Steve Krieg is calling out what he says is the illegal removal and defacement of his signage in the lead up to next month's local government elections.

Wannabe mayors – Byron

Entertaining as it is to learn we have a brace of Saggas, a lone Goat, a mix ‘n match...

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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