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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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Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state...

Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and...

Vaccinations

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

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

Backsliders coming to Lennox

Australian music legends the Backsliders are coming to Lennox Head for the first time, to play at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Saturday 26 June 2021.

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Man sought over glassing in Byron Bay pub

Police are appealing for assistance to identify a man wanted in relation to an assault at a Byron Bay pub on Friday night (May 4).

Byron Bay to get lighter at night

Byron Shire Council has received $50,000 from the NSW Government to light up crime hotspots in the Bay’s CBD in an effort to make the area safer.

Byron supermarket alcohol licence ‘aimed at locals’

Multinational supermarket chain Aldi has moved one step closer to putting liquor on the shelves of its Byron Bay store after lodging an official application with the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority.

Man dies after Tweed Heads attack

Police are appealing for public help to find the person who killed a 48-year-old man in what they are referring to as 'an altercation' outside a Tweed Heads pub on Saturday night.

Powerful grog lobby’s strong hold over politics

Former ALP premier Rees attributes his dethronement for taking on the Obeid faction. One of his key initiatives was the introduction of the 'most violent licensed premises' list.

Byron tops region for bashings: report

It’s official: Byron is the place on the north coast where you’re most likely to be bashed or indecently assaulted, according to new statistics released yesterday by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.

Mayor begs premier for help over booze

Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson has called for a freeze on liquor-licence applications in Byron Bay and wants the state government to fund a regular late-night bus service.

Safe Summer a success

Cr Simon Richardson, mayor Byron Shire Council. Judging by the unanimously wonderful responses by the community during Soul Street and First Sun, we achieved what we set out to do.

Video promotes binge-free Byron

A new hip-hop video made in Byron Bay contrasts the effects of binge drinking and alcohol-fuelled violence with people enjoying the natural …

Mayor breaks ranks with Greens over Last Drinks

A rift has emerged within the Byron Greens, with the local convenor Tom Tabart criticising mayor Simon Richardson for failing to support Last Drinks at 12.

‘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 recent 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.