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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 18 May, 2022

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Primex 2022 postponed due to floods and weather

The Primex 2022 Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo due to take place 19 to 21 May has been postponed following both the recent flooding and predicted adverse weather conditions. 

Election 2022

As we edge closer to the federal election, Australia, like most advanced middle-ranking economies is facing some headwind challenges...

Knitting Nannas say ‘Vote 1 our Planet!’

The Knitting Nannas Against Gas and Greed visited the Lismore pre-poll yesterday at Southern Cross University to spread a very important message.

Lismore Council votes to workshop temporary dwellings

With so many prongs currently on the disaster response fork, it's hard to know if Lismore Council is robbing Peter to pay Pauline as voting on leapfrogging issues means there is a possibility that everyone could lose – or win.

Editorial – E-con-oh-my

If there’s one thing that the LNP lays claim to, above all else, it is the assertion that they are the better managers of the economy. But what does this bold claim actually mean?

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get...

A new Mungo is needed to investigate, report and comment, because the major media sure as hell ain’t!

When is the Australian Government (via the Therapeutic Goods Administration) going to register the COVID-killing nasal spray Viraleze by Melbourne’s ASX listed company Starpharma? (I have shares, but that don’t alter the realities of what it could do for Australians).

It’s registered for use in New Zealand, and other countries. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has been dragging its feet for months in Australia. 

I certainly think people should have the option of using it (a bit like using the Ventolin lung spray) when going into shops and bistros etc. 

If New Zealand has registered it, I can’t think why Australia wouldn’t. It’s needed.

With all the virus breakout in coastal areas where some people are anti-vax, perhaps this nasal spray might be a little more agreeable to them. 

Maybe it’s time Starpharma itself stood up and commented?

John Dobinson, Brisbane

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