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

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What happens after two years?

The recent floods have left many people homeless. Trying to address this problem, local councils have waived some of...

Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

Local rum

  Lord Byron Distillery is located right in the Byron Arts & Industry Estate, making it super-easy to visit the...

One from the Heart bringing people together

With a lineup including Grinspoon, Lime Cordiale, Paul and Dan Kelly, Sheppard, Jon Stevens and Daryl Braithwaite, Lismore's One from the Heart concert went ahead yesterday in patchy weather and mud, mud and more mud.

Election 2022

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

Temporary accommodation sites for flood-affected communities

The New South Wales Government has this just announced nine temporary accommodation sites across the Northern Rivers region to house flood-affected residents, with more to come.

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  1. Love for the reader to do “Back to Home School Guide”, except Home School kids don’t get school holidays. Everyday is a school day for them.

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