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Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

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Iron Gates L&EC appeal hearing comes to an end:  decision reserved – Part I

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Wilsons Creek Public School scoops NSW Landcare award

Wilsons Creek Public School was honoured with the Woolworths Junior Landcare Award on June 3 at the NSW Landcare Awards.

Butterfly and bee highways created by local schools

Northern Rivers students have created a ‘B&B Highway’ for bees, birds, and butterflies to support threatened pollinators in the region.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: PFAS-ed Off

Whenever a cloudy day hits Mullumbimby we all know it’s only a matter of time before someone’s on a community Facebook group warning people about chemtrails. I’ve sat in a Meet the Candidates and heard an audience member ask an MP what they are going to do about chemtrails and watched them squirm.

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

I regard the Banksia Drive parking blitz (Letters, 4 January) on the eve of Christmas, as unethical. It must not be left uncorrected. I am contacting furious fellow victims about possible legal action against Council if this issue is not resolved quickly. Fellow parking fine victims are welcome to contact me on 0432 798 108.

Is this a case of private businesses corrupting and weaponising councils in hidden battles? It does happen, and ordinary folk are mere collateral damage.

If Council regulations require confidential complaints to be acted on, they should be changed forthwith to give precedence to open public complaints. In this case, our united plea to allow the past four years of unrestricted parking, in the absence of signs, to continue.

This issue is symptomatic of the global disease of capitalism infecting all levels of governments. Let’s strike a blow for all humanity. Think globally, act locally.

Hayo van der Woude, Mullumbimby


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  1. In Free Market Capitalism, business and government are in competition with each other. You are describing an economic system called Fascism, which is a watered down version of Communism.

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