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Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

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Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

Byron’s new road: the good and not so

After more than 30 years of talk, debate, disagreements, tears and political gridlock, Byron Bay has a new road to divert traffic from the CBD to the southern end of town.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

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.

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

December 30, 2014

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Chef profile: Gavin Hughes

Scottish-born Gavin Hughes is head chef at The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa. Gavin has always been a true advocate of all things local, ensuring the restaurant adopts a paddock-to-plate philosophy and uses regional producers wherever possible.

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Bombs Away for Sheppard at Bluesfest

http://youtu.be/Q1orcRTZNU0 Brisbane’s Sheppard are continuing to build on a stellar 2014 after managing to achieve such milestones as the highest-selling Australian single for 2014 with Geronimo, four amazing album launch shows, sold-out headline shows at London’s Barfly, New York’s Webster...

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Culture December 31

This end of year Culture wrap start with Austen Tayshus, the comedy superstar, who first came into being in 1981, has the ability to take a room hostage just with his tongue.

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The trick to service is having some

I was going through some old photos the other week and came across a photo of myself dressed up to the nines. I was competing with another five thousand wide-eyed kids. We were all trying to nab a job.

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Tales of parental alienation and a collapsing legal system

Imagine your relationship has broken down, and there are kids. It’s an all too common occurrence, and if you are lucky to have a reasonable ex-partner, an amicable resolution can be reached.

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Roads under gridlock

The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Transport Management Centre sent out pre-Christmas warnings saying that major roads across NSW will experience a dramatic increase in traffic volumes.

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Retired planner submits his vision for Byron Bay

A retired town planner has put forward a new vision for Byron Bay. Entitled 'Reclaiming The Spirit Of Byron', the vision shows how Byron Bay town centre can encompass its natural surrounds and enhance the open environment to be an integral part of the town.

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Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

When you’re on a good thing, stick to it. What began as a fun fantasy with surely no expectations of longevity has now had its third outing and will inevitably turn out to be a nice little earner for its backers

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Big Hero 6

Knowing that this animation was based on a Marvel comic meant that I didn’t exactly approach the cinema with a spring in my step, but sometimes you should leave your preconceptions at home.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box #174 Sex tips

Some hot sex tips from Mandy to start off the new year on the right footing. WATCH VIDEO

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No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

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.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

Brunswick Heads marina berths to increase

Questions remain unanswered around a press release from Nationals MLC Ben Franklin’s office regarding a $2.8 million upgrade to the Brunswick Heads boat harbour. According...