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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.

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‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Nerves

Tom Tabart, Former Byron Greens councillor It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give...

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

You Can Close Your Eyes

There is a beautiful James Taylor song (‘You Can Close Your Eyes’) that commences with the words; Oh, the sun is surely sinking down, But the moon is slowly rising. 

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may...

Forest blockade stops logging at Wild Cattle Creek

A tree-sitter a the Newry Native Forest Blockade has stopped NSW Forestry Corporation (FCNSW) from logging native forest an hour and a half west of Coffs Harbour in Wild Cattle Creek state forest this morning.

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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...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.