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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Correcting the record

Duncan Dey, Greens candidate for mayor 2021–24 I wish to correct the record for those who listened to Thursday’s Council...

Transforming lives, empowering individuals and uniting communities

A Sound Life, Australia’s first charity to transform the lives of people in need through free music, yoga and meditation programs is having an event this Sunday as a fundraiser for the COVID crisis in India.

Dam doesn’t give a damn about koalas

The proposed Dunoon Dam is still a possibility, though it has been voted against twice by the members of Rous County Council. Now information has emerged which presents another reason to shut down the threat of the dam once and for all.

Miracles left, right and centre?

It's emerged Scott Morrison had used a taxpayer-funded VIP jet to attend a Pentecostal conference on the Gold Coast.

Co-op meeting

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

Northern Star dimming under Murdoch shadow

As democracy advocates and journalists around the world did their best to acknowledge World Press Freedom Day on May 3, in regional Australia, The Northern Star was dimming.

April 22, 2014

Issue 28.45

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In this Issue:

The Salmonella run

The Formidable Salmonella Dub step out as a 5-piece for their upcoming Australian tour. Seven spoke with Andrew Penman about the S-dub experience.

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Cutlure and comedy and donkeys

This week's culture takes us through France, with Shakespeare, a donkey and a laugh

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Weekend Roundup April 24

Kathryn Jones is kicking some sass up on Saturday with a potpourri of musical stiles including rockabilly, jump blues, western swing, slack key, coastal country and folk in another weekend of great entertainment.

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Divergent

This one came as a bolt out of the blue. It’s set in the near future, after the end of the apocalypse that general consensus – at least in film and literature – agrees is looming.

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Cye in the Sky

Ku Promotions presents local composer Cye Wood’s new project, Cave In The Sky, at the Byron Community Centre this Sunday. This project is a natural extension of Cye’s solo work.

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The story of Stevie Wright

The Easybeats were Australia’s first real rockstars, and singer Stevie Wright was the archetypal frontman before their were archetypes.

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Residents claim ‘failure of governance’ over West Byron

Byron Residents’ Group says the West Byron developers have 'grossly understated' the traffic the development would generate and RMS has been 'negligent' in not recognising the discrepancies and ensuring an accurate traffic assessment is undertaken.

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Page hoses down hospital-sale plans

Will the newly appointed NSW premier push ahead with privatising the state’s hospitals? While that remains to be seen, minister for north coast, Don Page, says the National Party ‘does not support the privatisation of public hospitals.’

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Meet the Bentley farmers the govt demonised

Despite recent name-calling by energy and resources minister Anthony Roberts, there is nothing extreme about Jim Hewitt, who runs the last dairy farm in Bentley. He is a man of few words but he is speaking up now to save his land and his livelihood.

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Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

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

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.