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June 21, 2021
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So you don’t think you can dance?

Mandy Nolan I’ve never really got the dancing thing. I’ve never felt comfortable dancing. Especially in public. Dancing has always felt less like a voluntary...

Get Your Skates On!

  Roller Derby embraces women of all sizes. According to Bay Rollers’ Emma Hand, or, as she’s known on the track, Crystal Beth, ‘everything about...

Book explores pivotal moment in Christian history

Michael McDonald While David Lovejoy’s latest book, Heresy, is fiction, it is based in a pivotal moment in Christian history when the influence of Augustine...

Is it easier to buy drugs in Nimbin or online?

Dylan O’Donnell We live in a modern society where I can admit that, like the president of the United States of America, I have tried and...

Big picture lost in carbon hysteria

Most punters seem to have forgotten what it’s really all about: ameliorating the worst effects of climate change.  Mungo MacCallum   So that was week one of...

Rock spiders in gilded palaces

David Lovejoy Rupert Murdoch, to judge by his Twitter posts, does not like Scientology. Some media commentators have deduced from this that News Ltd is...

Jasper’s long journey to reach potential

Photo & story Eve Jeffery Most mothers hope that their children will finish high school, or reach their athletic potential or even become the prime minister...

Committee to be formed for Ewingsdale facility

A community advisory committee will be established by Byron Council to provide input on the Ewingsdale multipurpose facility. A media spokesperson for Council said of...

Chief bureaucrat to address Mullum hospital meeting

A public meeting has been called to allow the region’s top health bureaucrat to explain his proposal to replace night-shift doctors at Mullumbimby hospital...

Another building firm goes bust

Local tradesmen – many of whom are still reeling from the collapse of GJ Gardiner Ballina – have been hit again with another building...

Lennox chamber pres back on deck

After a recent car crash, Louise Owen rebounds with the same dedication to protecting the town Story & Photo Eve Jeffery Three years ago Louise Owen...

Hoops of fun at NAIDOC

Around three hundred people marched for NAIDOC week (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) last Thursday in Byron Bay. It was a wonderful day...

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent art competition in Lismore – Indigenous art, koalas, rainbows, bats and lorikeets all feature in artwork that will soon be printed onto new bins in Carrington Street.

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state governments. There was no bill...

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and finally accept responsibility? He had three...