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September 22, 2021

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September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Other News

Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

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Hue and cry

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Images released of men who robbed the Byron Bowlo

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a licensed premises in Byron Bay earlier this year, have released CCTV images and are appealing for public information that may assist their inquiries.

Our 5 favourite Ig Nobel Prize Winners

Upside-down rhinos, nose-clearing sex and chewing gum forensics.

Update: Lismore going into lockdown at 6pm

Lismore local government area (LGA) is going into lockdown for seven days from 6pm tonight following a positive case of COVID-19 in Goonellabah yesterday.

Sapoty Brook, Main Arm

Fretting over the Belongil system is a complete waste of precious time and human resources.

Don’t we yet understand that the carbon dioxide we have already added to the atmosphere is sufficient to result in many metres of sea level rise in the next few hundred years?

How dare anyone squander their political efforts at this critical time into caring for minor seaside ecosystems, set for complete inundation, when the entire planet is in the throes of environmental disaster, heat death, and collapse!

How about we re-examine our predicament and realign our priorities appropriately? Carbon dioxide is the trigger. How are our emissions going… rising? How are your emissions going? Are you having fun with fossil fuels?

Our country is the shame of the whole world. What are we/you doing about that? Hmmm?

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  1. My Dear you have been indoctrinated
    by untruthful propaganda… certainly give you credit for your concerns regarding
    Our planet Sapoty .. everyone wants
    a clean as possible environment .. we are not the shame of the world never have and never will be .. never forget Sapoty if Australia Shutdown today It will make not one bit of difference to Global Warming..
    Now Sapoty that is a 100% fact …now if you are so worried and concerned about the present Government well dont be ..we are signed up to the Paris Agreement for what reason iam not sure .. Sapoty Australia’s
    Carbon emmisions are 1.5 percent. China
    Russia , America, India, and Indonesia make up almost 85% of carbon emissions..
    Please keep up the good work and turn your
    Concerns towards the real polluters of the world..


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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

Speech pathology student numbers soar at SCU

The number of domestic applications for the undergraduate speech pathology course at Southern Cross University have increased 79 per cent compared to the same time last year.

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

Ballina charity ball to raise funds for men’s mental health

Locals will have the chance to support local men with their mental health when the Night of Hope Charity Ball takes place in Ballina on October Ball.