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Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must...

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Reclaim Our Future koalas pay a visit to Federal MP

Today Extinction Rebellion Lismore will make sure the federal member for Page hasn’t forgotten about the black summer bushfires and their devastating impact on NSW’s koala population.

Black bellied whale sighted at Ballina dubbed ‘Liquorice’

For years southern waters whale watchers have been keeping their eyes keen for Migaloo and his offspring, but just...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

Northern NSW urged to stay vigilant ahead of severe weather

With the prediction for off-shore winds and an off-shore low in the north of the State this week, the Bureau of Meteorology has advised that storms may be on the way over the next few days.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Epiq sporting facilities ready for summer

Lennox Head’s Clarence Property has just handed over to Ballina Shire Council the newly constructed Community & Sports Amenities Building, at the sports fields opposite Epiq Marketplace, off Hutley Drive.

November 25, 2015

Issue 30.24

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In this Issue:

Secret In Their Eyes

https://youtu.be/N3b0PFCrayE Review by John Campbell At the end of To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus and Judge Taylor decide between themselves that Boo Radley need not face the court after killing Bob Ewell. That we all agreed suggests that our hunger for...


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

https://youtu.be/n-7K_OjsDCQ Review by John Campbell You know that an epic is running out of steam when the director resorts to a cheap thrill that is as superfluous as it is irrelevant. Well into the last stage of Katniss Everdeen’s heroic opus...


Live Music Round-up – November 27, 2015

Beccy set for Bangalow! Australian country music’s poster girl Beccy Cole is without question one of the great live entertainers in Australia and continues to deliver sensation performances that leave you stomping your feet, clapping your hands and yelling for...


Doin’ it for the Mo

The final of the Movember Brunz Big Bash is on tonight at Stan Thompson Oval, Brunswick Heads between the Black Salmon Roosters and the Ocean Shores Clubbers.


Culture Round-up – November 26, 2015

Bangalow welcomes new theatre company! The recently formed Bangalow Theatre Company get ready to stage their first-ever major production The Drowsy Chaperone at the Bangalow A&I Hall this week. Hailed by New York magazine as ‘the perfect Broadway musical’, The Drowsy...


Heroic effort by youth league

Down several key players for last Thursday’s round of the Summer Youth League, Byron Bay’s SAE-Qantm boys struggled to find their rhythm – and the Goonellabah net.


Etheridge’s call to change

Rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist – Melissa Etheridge has been speaking her truth since her self-titled debut release in 1988. Passionate about the need to embrace global change, Etheridge was personally asked by Al Gore to write the title...


Nick Xenophon speaks out against Coles and Woolworths

Senator Nick Xenophon didn’t hold back at a recent forum conducted by Northern Rivers Foods that considered food retailing trends and the impact of the food duopoly of Coles and Woolworths.


Girls like playing soccer best

Over the last 12 months, soccer has overtaken swimming as the most popular sporting activity among Australian kids, with one in two children aged 6–13 now playing the Beautiful Game.


Bali’s volcanic flight risk

Story and photos: Tracey Davis With the holidays just around the corner, Bali’s surf beaches promise a well-deserved break. What might prove the best holiday decision, however, is to give yourself peace of mind in case...


Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.