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July 5, 2022

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Taqueria in Byron celebrates four years

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Bike path? 

Byron Councillors please note: A painted line on the side of the road is NOT a (safe) bike path. Paul...

Destruction of Brunswick Heads mahogany

The foulest crime against the planet was committed secretly in the heart of Brunswick Heads during the pandemic lockdown....

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Northern Rivers 

The Northern Rivers encompasses the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl nations with celebrations for NAIDOC taking place up and down the coast. 

Koori Mail wins NAIDOC Week award

Local media outlet and responder to the February and March floods, the Koori Mail was honoured at the annual National NAIDOC Week Awards held on Narrm Country on Saturday evening.

First Nations place-names under Ballina council spotlight

Greater efforts at reconciliation with First Nations people in the Ballina Shire when it comes to place-names is to happen after furious agreement at June’s council meeting.

Tweed Council to sponsor community events

With disasters like fires, floods and pandemics, still smouldering in our recent memory, Tweed Shire Council wants to know if you have an event that will help the Tweed community reconnect and celebrate after tough times?

I remember back in the day when Council workers used to actually don raincoats and clear the drains when it was raining.

Ron Hannigan and his men, wet weather gear on, or not, shovels in hand physically cleared drains while it was wet and they could see where the problems were.

Not only in the dry times, nor in floods, but all year round, year after year.

Ah, back in the day.

Annette Snow, Myocum


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Can’t do it. Work place health and safety.
    That would be like police going into a school when someone is shooting the place up. Can’t, insurance won’t cover it.
    We can’t make stuff in Australia, cost too much to comply with environmental reg.

    Let’s just keep asking for more government and see how we end up. Easier than being responsible for ourselves.

  2. Chris, sweetheart. You appear to have an unhealthy respect for personal responsibility. Have you seen some people?

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