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Consumer watchdog asked to investigate MasterChef ‘renewable gas’ claims

Claims that ‘renewable gas’ is making MasterChef 'greener' are under scrutiny following a complaint to the ACCC.

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He’s off, has been for years! And what’s a conspiracy amongst friends?

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I have to say that having been conscripted into the army in 1970 I couldn’t disagree more with Peter...

2022 flood data

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Rally in Byron against Gaza war

Locals are being called to join in a rally at Byron Bay this Saturday at 2pm calling on the Australian government to take action against the deaths of Palestinians in the invasion of Gaza by Israel. 

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

Motorcyclist flown to hospital from New Italy

At about 3pm yesterday, Tuesday 14 May, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by NSW Ambulance to the Pacific Highway, New Italy following reports of a motorcyclist suffering serious leg injuries after collision with a barrier.

QPIIM pose with their trophy after dominating throughout the Rugby 7s tournament last weekend. Photo Matthew Want

After 139 games the winners were declared across six grades as the Byron Rugby 7s played out at the Recreation grounds last weekend.

More than 900 players registered to battle across two women’s and four men’s grades.

The Western Sydney Two Blues took out the men’s A grade after beating Tahi 24–5.

Other winning men’s teams included the Bondi Bullsharks, UTS Gordon and the Alleygators.

QLD Pacific Island Indigenous Maori (QPIIM) took out the women’s A grade beating the Renegades 31–5. B grade winners were the East Tigers who beat UTS Gordon 34-10.


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