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Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

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Vale Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent (22.8.29–8.6.22)  was one of the greatest compassionate advocates for disarmament and humanity: • General Secretary 1980–85 CND (Campaign...

Byronification

In amongst all those duplexes in Tweed Heads have sprung funky cafes full of hipsters sipping almond-milk chai lattes...

Is Wilsons Creek contaminated?

Do the cars that ended up in Wilsons Creek pose a significant health risk owing to leaching toxins?

Lettuce to the Editor

As a writer you never really know what is going to strike a chord with your audience. What will inspire them? Make them think? Make them change their mind? Make them angry? After more than two decades of publishing I am still surprised by what rocks a reader’s boat. About a week ago I discovered that a lot of people have strong opinions on the humble iceberg. I’m not talking about the one that took out theTitantic. I’m talking about the one that has been sinking wallets at the supermarket.

Public scrutiny?

Byron Council has magicked away from public scrutiny and risk analysis its own submission detailing imperative details on the...

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and...

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Greens: Morrison’s budget makes housing more expensive and funds more coal and gas

Though many in the Northern Rivers are too distracted to even know it happened, the Australian Greens have slammed the government’s final budget.

Adam Bandt on the floods, housing, the third party and Mandy Nolan

This week Greens head honcho Adam Bandt spent time in Mullumbimby to see for himself the crushing result of the floods.

Launching Mandy Nolan into the parliamentary space

Under the dark shadow of the natural disaster, Green Candidate for Richmond, Mandy Nolan, will officially launch her campaign for the federal seat of Richmond.

Greens to amend gov backed insurance scheme to cover all flood victims

Greens Leader, Adam Bandt MP, and Greens candidate for the flood affected electorate of Richmond, Mandy Nolan, have announced the Greens will move when Parliament resumes in March to extend government backed insurance to all flood victims.

Libs and ALP must come clean on omnibus bill: Greens

Confusion reigns over the Labor/Liberal deal on clean energy cuts contained in the omnibus bill, according to Greens climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt, who says the government and Labor must ‘immediately clarify’ the cuts.

Federal Greens MP to probe airport land contamination

The Greens MP for Melbourne Adam Bandt will visit the northern rivers tomorrow (Friday) to investigate land contamination at Gold Coast Airport and take locals’ concerns over its controversial runway expansion back to federal parliament.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.