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Losing town water access

I grew up and live in Mullumbimby, and I know locals have a strong opinion about the Byron Shire...

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A fairytale end to Skullcandy Oz Grom Open

Organisers of the Skullcandy Oz Grom Open say yesterday's final event was a fairytale finish to the competition with...

National NAIDOC Week – Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud

This year’s National NAIDOC Week theme honours the enduring strength and resilience of First Nations peoples and culture.

Karkalla at Home: 110 recipes using native foods

Karkalla at Home is a vibrant cookbook that brings Australia’s wonderful bounty of unique native foods into the home...

Lismore Regional Gallery to reopen in spring

The Lismore Regional Gallery will be re-opening its doors this spring following restoration after the 2022 flood and after 16 shows the The Lismore Regional Gallery pop-up space is now closed.

Fingal residents reject controversial 10pm trading hours for Fingal Store site

The Fingal Store DA is back in front of Tweed councillors tomorrow and staff have recommended approval – but residents say a new DA is required due to the significant changes made to the DA.

How low can you go?

How invigorating to hear from Mr MacDonald once again. Have you been licking your wounds and recuperating from the hidings the Labor Party and just about everyone else have been dishing out to your pathetic corrupt Coalition?

But sadly, it seems your demeanour has not improved at all. Me, a rusted-on Labor supporter… my, my, you are so perceptive, your level of expertise is simply astounding. And by the way, have you ever managed to convince anybody besides yourself that anthropogenic climate change is a hoax and it is only a conspiracy perpetrated by the UN in order to establish a ‘New World Order’? 

And you can’t be serious saying, ‘the Coalition has never, and would never stoop this low’. My God, whenever they are in government they keep lowering the bar, Labor has to keep raising it every time we kick them out. You don’t seem to remember the infamous ‘Robodebt’ debacle: this insidious scheme was introduced, even though the relevant ministers knew it was illegal, and it resulted in over two thousand deaths linked to the trauma it caused to some of the most vulnerable people in Australia. It would be near impossible to go any lower than that appalling effort. And trust me, we are not done with the perpetrators.

Keith Duncan, Pimlico


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Lavertys Gap history

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Electricity lines clipped and lines come down in Lismore

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NSW Drug Summit announced – finally

The NSW Labor government has finally delivered on their election promise to hold a NSW Drug Summit that will take place this year. 

Getting the word out on wildlife

The Young and Wild project by young women and run by Byron Youth Service (BYS) has produced wildlife stickers and murals, all to raise awareness of the plight of our native animals.