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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

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How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Decline of naturism

The closing of the nude beach at Tyagarah can be seen as another step in the long decline of...

How would you stop koalas going extinct in the wild?

The strategy for koala conservation is currently under review and the community is being asked for feedback on the best ways to help NSW’s endangered koalas.

Byron Bay cyclists take on Yamba road race

Two Byron Bay Cycle Club (BBCC) members joined riders from the Clarence Valley for Yamba Cycling Club’s first road...

Stolen ute, ransacked service station and vandalised police cars

Stolen Brunswick Heads ute allegedly taken on wild adventure ransacking service station and being party to vandalising police cars before being abandoned in the bush at Coraki.

Government convenes Coastal Water Safety Roundtable today

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Jihad Dib will lead an expert roundtable looking at how more lives can be saved on NSW beaches after more than a dozen coastal drownings this summer.

You may be standing up against the sheep who are following climate change false narratives or against the billionaires trying to take over the global economy by banning hydrocarbons. You may have developed a rationale of selected theories, or have faith that God is at the steering wheel of planet Earth.

You may be one of the people who, for decades, slowed down action against climate, now more aptly known as the climate emergency.

Well, just bear in mind that people, even people like you, are dying from heat stroke, heart attack, and organ damage from dehydration. These are the big killers of the climate emergency. Four per cent of those heat-affected people taken to hospital don’t come out alive. Those deaths will climb rapidly as we reach the limits of human capacity for heat and humidity. Just imagine what desperate evacuations from India will do for geopolitical stability!

Anyway, to those people who tout their favourite beliefs about climate normality, consider how many deaths you are, and will, cause if you keep dragging your feet over climate action! If you can’t do something positive, don’t say anything at all. Let the rest of us get on with the job!

Sapoty Brook, Main Arm


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Sapoty, settle down, you are letting your emotions rule your thoughts. Climate emergency, boiling planet, give us a break mate. Please explain how one percent of point zero four percent of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is going to boil the planet..

  2. My area gets up to 48℃. North QLD gets the type of weather you just experienced….in Winter. Our infirmed and elderly don’t drop dead, and they don’t sit at home hugging an air conditioner. When an Antarctic wind give us your weather, we change our habits and dress to suit. When tropical weather gets blown down to you, you act like it’s not happening and drop dead?

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