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February 27, 2021

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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Belongil beach hut

L S Lambert, Byron Bay The illegal building on Belongil Beach (Letters, 12 February) is a permanent structure with no...

Pottsville’s controversial Men’s Shed extension to be advertised

The controversial Men’s Shed at Black Rocks Sports Fields in Pottsville is seeking to expand its footprint 12m to the west.

Byron police assault trial could attract human rights law analysis

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault to continue facing trial.

Internal health, external power

YogaSynergyPicSimon Borg–Olivier MScBAppSC is coming back to Temple Byron with his workshop ‘Internal Health, External Power’ from 29 November to 1 December.

Simon is a well-known physiotherapist who has been practising yoga for 45 years. He is also the co–director of Yoga Synergy, one of Australia’s oldest and most respected yoga schools, and teaches a style based on a deep understanding of anatomy, physiology and traditional hatha yoga. Simon has been invited to teach yoga and therapy workshops all around the world since 1990.

In this workshop Simon will teach how to increase your flexibility without painful stretching, how to develop strength without stress, how to use breathing for internal energy, how to mobilise your spine for greater core strength and how to use yoga as therapy.

Yoga Synergy

Temple Byron, 48 Melaleuca Drive, Byron Bay

02 9389 7399

[email protected]



‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...