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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.

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Vaccinations

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

‘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.

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.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

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. 

Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles held at North Boomerang beach on the Barrington Coast last week.

February 11, 2014

Issue 28.35

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In this Issue:

Sol and Jaber’s excellent adventure at Mullum Bruns Football

The Gaffiti Faeries and other volunteer ordinary humans have been busy out at the Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley Football Club ground in Pine Avenue.

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Wine Review Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

A bottle of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is a popular choice for Friday night drinks at The Echo, and indeed throughout the country.

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NORPA – getting with the program

Last Friday NORPA revealed its spectacular 2014 season, enthralling patrons with an exceptional array of dance and theatre productions in store for local performers.

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Last Vegas

The best thing that can be said about this tripe, which has been cooked to a traditional recipe, is that it at least caters to the otherwise neglected but growing demographic of old codgers.

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Suns head south for juniors

The combined clubs of the Northern Rivers Junior AFL turned out in force on Saturday for a sign-on full of fun and games with players from the Gold Coast Suns.

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The friendly sport of darts

Brunswick Valley Darts Club is looking for new members. They play every Wednesday night at the Mullumbimby Services Club, at 7.30pm.

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Kings in the Court House

It's been four years since Australia's premier rock-steady, reggae got soul band King Tide released their highly acclaimed album 'Roots Pop Reggae'.

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Labor Day

Not many actresses can look quite so alluring as Kate Winslet with no makeup, disheveled hair and corseted in a dowdy brown sleeveless dress.

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Mullum’s run of holes-in-one

Paul de Fina could hardly believe his eyes when he sank the ball straight off the 9th tee at Mullum golf course.

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Loving Louisahhh!!!

So just who is this curiosity called Louisahhh!!! who loves playing and making records more than anything else in the world?

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One woman’s story about surviving domestic violence

There are seven billion people on the planet. Half of them are women. One third of them are raped or beaten. This is Anne’s story. She is just 41 but has experienced and survived numerous incidents of life-threatening violence.

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West Byron figures disputed

A dispute over ‘alarmingly incorrect information’ in an online petition over the West Byron development has erupted following the first meeting of the newly formed Byron Residents’ Group last Thursday.

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Locals call on govt to protect marine life

Byron Bay joined communities along the Australian coast to send a message to the state government opposing plans to expose marine parks to recreational fishing on Saturday.

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‘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 resent 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.