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How much do you know about koalas?

How well do you know your koala facts? Test your knowledge at the June 2 Koala Hard Quiz in Mullumbimby.

Other News

Secret footage from Manus detention centre to be screened in Lismore

A thirteen-minute award-winning documentary based on footage secretly filmed inside Australia’s former detention centre on Manus Island is to be screened in Lismore Thursday night.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Linnaeus Estate DA raises concerns for residents

Community concern over the current development application (DA: 10.2021.170.1) for Linnaeus Estate in Broken Head has led to detailed analysis of the DA.

From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Co-op meeting

Annette Snow, Myocum As a Mullumbimby Rural Co-op shareholder of 42 years and a past employee of over 13 years,...

November 5, 2013

Issue 28.22

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In this Issue:

Statistics highlight the value of sport

The size and significance of sport to Australians and the national economy was reinforced recently with the release of data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Cinema Review – The Butler

The Butler is told as a memoir after his retirement, the long journey begins with the boy Cecil witnessing the callous murder of his sharecropper father, after which he was employed by the plantation owner as the ‘house nigger’

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Cinema Review – Stories We Tell

Canadian director Sarah Polley has put her own family in the frame as she unravels the truth – or the varying recollections of it – surrounding her dead mother, Diane, an actress/performer of only modest achievement.

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Puppetry at the Mullum Music Festival

Opening Night at the Mullum Music Festival is Mullum’s 'premier night of nights'. The night features artists coming from all over the world as well as some very special guests including the dark theatrical genius of Slovenian puppeteer and performance artist Teatro Matita.

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Banks hit by Fossil Free protests

A mini-divestment campaign hit Byron Bay’s Commonwealth Bank last Friday as four residents closed their accounts in protest to what they claim is the bank’s investment in fossil fuels and environmental destruction.

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Arakwal-Bumberbin calendar first of its kind

Last Friday the first ever edition of the Arakwal Dubay Dancers Calendar was launched at The Pass Cafe in Byron Bay.

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Stephanie Single swings into quarters at world juniors

Lennox Head surfer Stephanie Single reached the quarterfinals of the HD World Junior Championships at Joaquina Beach in Florianopolis, Brazil, placing equal fifth last Saturday.

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Nippers carnival at Salt SLSC

The Far North Coast branch of Nippers held their carnival at the Salt SLSC on the weekend with clubs from Cudgen Headland to Yamba competing in the event.

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Jolina’s on fire as pyrotechnic spelling wizz

Pyrotechnic was the word that saw Jolina Wilbur of Ocean Shores win the region’s Spelling Bee in her age group and put her through the state finals of the Premier’s Spelling Bee.

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Tweed residents facing rate rise in 2021/2022 financial year

Tweed residents are invited to provide feedback on their council's budget, revenue policy and fees and charges, as Tweed Council prepares to finalise its delivery program and operational plan for the next financial year.

Exotic and hybrid

Dailan Pugh, Byron Bay I was shocked to see the abundant exotic and hybrid plantings at Byron’s new bus interchange. As Byron Council used to have...

Locals call for automatic revocation of speeding fines on Hinterland Way in first half of April

When local man Nathan Hicks saw posts on Facebook about locals who had received fines they believed were incorrect he decided to look into challenging his own fine. 

Ageism alive and well

Margaret Boshier, St Ives I have been spending time in the ocean since before I could walk; I grew up at the beach; I have...