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April 21, 2021

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Community land trust

Shane Sylvanspring, Mullumbimby I want to congratulate and applaud Cr Paul Spooner, Mayor Simon Richardson, and planning staff for supporting and...

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Koala Wars

James Wright, Byron Bay On reading Dailan’s ‘Koala Wars’ I felt compelled introduce the readers to interesting debate about the health and...

Byron Shire celebrates seniors during festival week

An action-packed program has been planned for the 2021 Byron Shire Seniors Festival with drumming, dancing, walking, yoga and laughing on the program.

Death for koalas

Maria Paola Torti, Italy I’m Maria Paola Torti. I live in Italy, and I’m very concerned with the NSW coalition government’s...

Hippie fools

Edward Kent, Suffolk Park So, have the ‘hippie’ hipsters of Byron Bay figured out how the new global establishment party at...

Common courtesy

Anonymous, Byron Bay First of all, thank you to those customers who did the right thing and wore their masks in...

Affordable myth

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads There is a ‘myth of affordable housing’ in Byron Shire. Well may councillors lament the lack of ‘affordable...

Narelle Rendalls, Ballina

With reference to the recent serious sexual assault allegations in Canberra, our Prime Minister has a lot to answer for.

Many of us can recall the image of the PM during the bushfires, imposing himself on a woman who obviously didn’t want to shake hands with him. Nonetheless he reached down to grab her hand for the photo opportunity. Will he ever understand that he should never force himself on a woman, whether sexually or not?

It’s obvious to me that he just doesn’t get it, and if he is the leader, what example does he provide?


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  1. Well said Narelle, “shifty” Morrison has not answered an uncomfortable question in all the time he has been PM., he is certainly not going to start now. He manages the media to his liking and gets away with it; he accepts no responsibility for anything that does not fit his mo. and instead blames everyone else; he has no real leadership qualities except his marketing ability to peddle bullshit and thinks that he can talk and manage his way out of anything, he doesn’t appear to stand for anything progressive or visionary. I could go on but watch his popularity closely, I think the voters are on to him.


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Cartoon of the week – 21 April, 2021

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Byron Drag Racers World Record

The local AAA Racing motorcycle team have set a new world record in 100cc class, as well as a top national speed in 50cc class at the recent Australian Speed Week held at Salt Lake Gairdner, South Australia.

Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 21 April, 2021

Check out entertainment listings for the week, with music, dance, cinema and all sorts events happening in and around the Byron Shire