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May 18, 2022

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

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Mullum’s drainage

We are one of many households in Mullum that lost their home and belongings in the February flood. Two...

2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.

Farm tours, tastings and horse riding – confusion over State agritourism SEPP

A lengthy debate took place at the last Tweed Shire Council planning meeting (5 May) around the issue of...

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. 

Modular homes for flood victims head to Bruns

Two vacant blocks in the Bayside housing estate in Brunswick Heads, and land that once contained that town’s sewage treatment plant, have been chosen to host temporary ‘modular houses’ for those left homeless by the recent floods.

No Mr Morrison, we are not ‘confused’ or ‘misguided’

The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has spent much of the election campaign telling the people of Australia that a vote for a small party or an independent is a wasted vote. Or that a vote for a small party or an independent is a vote for instability.

‘The fundamental cause of the trouble,’ he wrote, ‘is that in the modern world, the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.’ Bertrand Russell said this. I wonder if Mr Perrottet has read it?

M Easton, Ballina


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