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June 22, 2021

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Travel declaration required for travellers entering Queensland

Queensland Health says that all travellers from a state or territory with a declared COVID-19 hotspot (currently Victoria and from 1am Saturday, June 19 also New South Wales) are required to complete a Queensland Border Declaration Pass prior to entry.

Other News

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...

Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

History as she is wrote

It seems that I may have touched a nerve in my attempt to give some background to Byron Greens...

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.

December 10, 2013

Issue 28.27

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In this Issue:

Cinema review – Ender’s Game

We are into the distant future – Ender’s Game. As always, an alien force, the Formicas, have been smashed in their attempt to colonise Earth


Uplift Festival ready for take-off

Starting today, some of the most celebrated visionary thinkers on the planet come together for Uplift Festival a four-day event celebrating peace, love and transformation.


Pop, tweets and sleeping under the desk

Brendan Maclean is the sparkling glittering and totally fabulous songwriter that Australia has been waiting for. With a biting wit honed by sharp-edged tweets and flamboyant asides, Maclean is unashamedly pop.


The Butterfly Collector

Internationally renowned street artist Shannon Crees brings her art to Byron Bay for a pop-up art exhibition.


Newy Crew celebrate new season

Ten-year-old Sebastian Bungate had an awesome season of surfing during the rejuvenated New Brighton Boardriders competition despite having a broken ankle and missing two of the rounds of the competition.


The Tav gets a laugh

This Thursday the Ocean Shores Tavern kicks off its first monthly Open Mic comedy night, Sh*ts and Giggles.


New group promotes hinterland tourism

A group of business operators across the hinterland have come together to form the Byron Hinterland Collective ‘to help support visitor growth in the area in a sustainable way,’


Sacred lands face the frack despite ancestral warnings

Are we ignoring the teachings of Indigenous ancestors by drilling for gas in the state’s largest inland forest? This question has divided the Gomeroi nation, the original custodians of the Pilliga State Forest


‘Technically no longer human’ – can mRNA COVID-19 vaccines meld with your DNA?

It’s becoming increasingly common to see social media posts claiming that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, which include those made by Pfizer and Moderna, could alter a person’s DNA.

Lantern parade and fiery finish a blast

With just under 5,000 people including performers, workers, schools and volunteers, the 2021 Lismore Lantern Parade and accompanying festival was a sold-out event celebrating light.

Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a recent 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.

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.