Former Greens mayor and NSW upper house MLC Jan Barham made life difficult for councillors and staff who had assembled in the Council chambers on Thursday.
The dramatic removal of Julian Assange from the UK Ecuadorian embassy on April 11 was a reminder that the planet’s most powerful are hostile to transparency and whistleblowers, and they will openly remove anyone who dares take them on. In... Read More →
Acting mayor Michael Lyon is having a tough time of late, with the re-elected Greens MP Tamara Smith calling for a review of Byron’s traffic woes.
Often people see religion as providing a moral guide on how to live their lives. But this is not the only way to approach ideas or issues in our lives and the way we might respond to them.
The Party Animals (oops, the Animal Justice Party) candidate Cathy Blasonato admitted at the meet the candidates forum on Monday that she didn’t really want to get elected.
Two parties are likely be elected to form a NSW government at the March 23 election
Jordan Peterson. On the surface he appears quite reasonable, despite sounding like a Muppet character. He should pose no threat, right?
The human condition and the nature of the universe – a battle between good and evil, synaptic anomalies or just chaotic randomness...
How Byron Shire approaches the issue of visitors and transport in, around, and into the Shire is no longer just a question for Byron Bay. Controlling the number of visitors and changing the way they access and interact with our region will be key to ensuring we retain our individuality and unique flavour.
The Regional Planning Panel (RPP) booked the Byron Theatre last week in order to give local people the opportunity to let off steam with verbal objections to the West Byron development proposal.
Governments around the world are out of step with advice from experts on how to tackle illegal and recreational drug use. From the police to border control and health experts, the call has been going out long, loud, and clear: drug policy needs to be rethought.
On November 30, 1987 – thirty years ago – Monash University hosted the inaugural Greenhouse conference that was to start planning a response to the global warming that scientists had been warning of since at least the 60s.