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Pro rail groups join to rally on Thursday

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Massive multi-dwelling Paterson Street DA before Planning Panel

The Northern Regional Planning Panel (NRPP), an unelected consent authority that overrides Council decision making, will be considering a...

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.

Loft: top of the town

  S Haslam Winter doesn’t have to mean hibernation! Shake off those winter woolies and enjoy the best of town again.  Loft...


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

October 8, 2013

Issue 28.18

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In this Issue:

Diamonds for the Little Stevies

The Little Stevies are back, with a brand-new baby, a new lineup, a new album and a whole new approach. No longer with MGM, Little Stevies have decided to take the independent route, releasing their third album Diamonds For Your Tea just last week.


Bruns Bees place third in Oceania Cup

The Oceania cup was held in Astonville over last weekend. The Brunswick Bees, formerly known as Bruns Babes Girls 13s, entered. We could only gather 10 players because of school holidays. This was a round robin in groups.


Putting on your ruby slippers for The Wizard of Oz

Putting on the ruby slippers and stepping into Dorothy’s for an adaptation of the Wizard of Oz has been a challenging experience for actor Caroline Dunphy. Seven speaks with her about this bold and collaborative take on a classic.



Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón already has a distinguished CV (including a Harry Potter), but with a script co-written by son Jonás, he gives the impression here that he is fulfilling a personal ambition.


Diary of a league junkie whose team didn’t make it

On Thursday, July 25, the South Sydney Rabbitohs were at the top of the NRL ladder. Those in the famous Cardinal and Myrtle jersey were a band of brothers – literally, their ranks included four Burgesses from West Yorkshire, two of whom were gigantic twins – and they’d been storming through the comp.


Music for the People

Nahko and Medicine for the People dazzled all on their inaugural tour of Australia in February, and have just finished a USA and across- Australia tour opening for Xavier Rudd.


No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in every imaginable institution, by courageous...

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...


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