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June 14, 2021

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Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

Other News

Three stabbed, man arrested – Lismore

Three men remain in hospital and a man’s been arrested following a stabbing in Lismore this afternoon.

CSIRO: renewables still cheapest new-build power

Though the Prime Minister and his mob continue to sell us the idea of coal and gas, a new report released today shows that solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind continue to be the cheapest sources of new electricity generation capacity in Australia

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Big donation and new poetry competition for BRFR

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.

The ghost in the archives #7

On June 19 thirty years ago came the front-page news that Mullumbimby was to have a levee bank, a decision later reversed, obviously. Councillors made the decision without a public meeting beforehand.

NSW Govt overhauls Crown land management 

A management plan that will impact approximately 42 per cent, or around 34 million hectares of NSW, has been announced by the NSW government.

September 3, 2013

Issue 28.13

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In this Issue:

Red 2

The tone is clear from the outset, when Marvin (John Malkovich) catches up with his buddy Frank (Bruce Willis) in a hypermarket and says, ‘you haven’t killed anybody in ages’.

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The kids are Kewell with Harry

One hundred and twenty kids from across the zone were selected to meet and play with the Melbourne Heart players, including football favourite Harry Kewell.

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In Conversation with George Negus

George Negus is one of Australia’s most loved broadcasters. Loved for what has been called his ‘warm, common touch’, as a journalist Negus has long been the champion of the underdog, and a voice of reason when it comes to tackling complex social issues. Negus is one of the featured speakers at Boomerang Festival.

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Shores art expo draws hundreds

Hundreds of artists and art appreciators visited the Ocean Shores Public School over the weekend to see this year’s exhibition of works in the tenth annual Ocean Shores Art Expo.

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Dylan’s not-so-excellent Cairo adventure

Filmmaker David Bradbury’s son Dylan, 24, gives a recent account of getting dragged into the civil unrest in Egypt where Muslim Brotherhood protesters were murdered by the military. Gunshot and bomb sounds were going off around us at my friend...

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Giants close season with valiant loss in final

Rugby league, at whatever level, demands equal parts courage, resolve and quick thinking (its detractors will never understand that last component). The Mullumbimby Giants’ Under 18s displayed all three qualities in going down to the NRRRL minor premiers, the Murwillumbah Mustangs, by 20-12 in their elimination final at Stan Sercombe Oval last Sunday.

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Two WRHS rescue flights from Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...

Big donation and new poetry competition for BRFR

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.