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May 26, 2022

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One person is in ICU with covid in the Northern Rivers region

There is one person in ICU in the Northern NSW Local Health District and 23 people in hospital with COVID-19. 

Other News

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Coalition policy

It should be obvious to everyone by now that the Coalition’s insistence that ‘technology’ will drag us across the...

Questions about Julian

A couple of questions have been puzzling me for some time: 1. How can Julian Assange be charged with breaking...

Pension protector?

Powerful Protector of the Pension? Well, not exactly… ABC Fact Check has looked closely at claims made by local MP,...

Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

Give up your fire

Mandy Nolan’s article (4 May) suggesting (among other things) we try to avoid heating to reduce emissions is sensible.  A...

Discover Retrofitting at the Green Building Centre

Would you like to find out how to make your home or business premises more comfortable in winter and summer, more energy efficient and more sustainable?

The Green Building Centre has invited a number of local speakers and businesses to tell us how in a series of FREE Wednesday lunchtime talks on retrofitting for energy efficiency.

• Oct 16 Easy steps to energy efficiency

• Oct 23 Solar power for no extra cost

• Oct 30 Solar hot water for northern rivers climate

• Nov 6 Healthy home ventilation and draught sealing

• Nov 20 Keeping the heat out

• Dec 18 Home retrofit, a case study

See the full program of talks at www.facebook.com/greenbuildingcentre/events
or call in at the Green Building Centre to pick up a program.
1 Brigantine St, Arts & Industry Park, Byron Bay. 0427 701 653.

 

North Coast Festival of Flavour

Organisers of the North Coast Festival of Flavour on 3–5 June 2022 say it’s not to be missed, as the producers, farmers, restauranteurs, brewers,...

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to the Organic Avocado stall, my...

Frida’s Field: nose-to-tail lunch

On Saturday 4 June, Frida’s Field will pay homage to their holistically-reared Angus-Wagyu cattle by hosting a special five-course nose-to-tail long lunch featuring all...

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.