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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

Other News

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

PM forced

Narelle Rendalls, Ballina With reference to the recent serious sexual assault allegations in Canberra, our Prime Minister has a lot to...

My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

M1 closed both directions at Yelgun

Traffic is currently at a standstill between Ocean Shores and Crabbes Creek on the M1 Pacific Highway following a truck crash at around 7am this morning.

Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

November 19, 2013

Issue 28.24


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In this Issue:

Stonefield will put their curse on you

The self-titled debut, Amy, Hannah, Sarah and Holly - of Melbourne based rock outfit Stonefield – are riding the momentum of a soaring radio and video favourite Put Your Curse On Me

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The leading lady of musical theatre

Marina Prior is regarded as Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre, having performed over twenty leading roles in her career so far. She rose to stardom when she played Christine in The Phantom of the Opera.

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Music Can Change Your Life

A person’s life can change in a moment. For singer/songwriter Felicity Burdett, everything changed when she lost both her daughters, aged eight and ten, and her ex-husband in a car crash just outside Braidwood NSW.

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Local tix released for Falls Fest

While tickets to the first Byron Falls Festival sold out a while ago, there’s a new locals’ release now on sale. But you'd better be quick.

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One man’s journey to seek justice from the Catholic Church

It would seem that $55,000 is the amount a child should expect to be paid after a teacher repeatedly plays with his penis

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Push to fluoridate Byron’s water supply

Cr Diane Woods wants Byron Council to reconsider fluoridating the Shire’s water supply, a move that has met with strong resistance from fellow Cr Rose Wanchap.

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Small schools targeted by state government

Many local small schools could be severely affected by a state government planned shake-up, which would see them lose their principal and have their funding transferred to larger schools.

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Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.