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Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

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Byron Bay Surf Festival 

Surfers, beach lovers, water people – owing to COVID- related complications, the 2022 Byron Bay Surf Festival has moved...

Alarming footage of devastation in Ellis State Forest

Today north coast conservationists say they are shocked and alarmed at footage of the devastation being wrought in Ellis State Forest south of Grafton.

Belongil clogged

Belongil Creek is blocked and backing up. I understand all the explanations for leaving it as is, but given...

Veteran big band sounds coming to Ballina

The Royal Australian Navy Veterans Band is coming to Ballina RSL on Thursday, with a concert raising funds for the Northern Rivers Flood Relief Fund, by donation. They will be joined by the Royal Australian Navy Band, from Sydney, for what will be a big sound in a great cause.

Food, drink and craft brewery ’in principle’ approval for Tweed South Industrial Estate

Industrial estate zoning was under question at Tweed Council's planning meeting on 4 August as councillors endorsed the development application (DA) for an ‘artisan food and drink industry including craft brewery, retail area and restaurant at Industry Drive Tweed Heads South. 

The solution is absolute transparency

Heilpern's great comparison (20 July) of wars in Ukraine and Iraq, illustrates the USA and all participants commit great...

I do not wish to condemn politicians for the state of corruption in this country. However, I do wish to condemn bribery that surfaced when big business and filthy rich people were allowed to make political donations. Plus, lobbyists, often ex-politicians, who are allowed to roam the halls of parliaments offering sweeteners and jobs, to some sitting members. 

These two things, donations and lobbyists, must be outlawed if politicians are to become honest and not run by big business.

Darrell Mcdowall, Ocean Shores


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  1. Then they will do the same things a different way and call it a different thing. You need to figure out a way to change the incentives.

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