10.2 C
Byron Shire
September 22, 2021
Home Tags Alex Mitchell

Latest News

September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Other News

Our 5 favourite Ig Nobel Prize Winners

Upside-down rhinos, nose-clearing sex and chewing gum forensics.

Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

COVID-19 updated venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah

Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern in Lismore and Goonellabah, associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region.

Tweed River House

S Haslam I took a couple of pics at my pre-opening meal last week at Tweed River House, due to...

From Lismore XR to multi-faith ARRCC – now is the time for climate action

From XR to religious multi-faith networks the call is becoming stronger for real action on climate change.

The old slouch hat

‘This is my favourite,’ we say espite the painfully obvious fact that we all, from time to time enjoy a wide variety...

Stories about "Alex Mitchell":

Media reforms to benefit major players

Veteran journalist Alex Mitchell has condemned the Turnbull government’s new media legislation, saying it represented a ‘sweeping victory’ for the major media owners.

New premier has her work cut out

Liberal MPs have endorsed Gladys Berejiklian as the 45th premier of NSW, the state’s seventh premier in 12 years.

Mind control and murder: the climate change denial agenda

An obscure collective of climate change denialists has produced a bizarre research paper which has been sent to the Office of Prime Minister and Cabinet in the hope it will influence Australia’s position leading up to the Paris climate talks.

Murwillumbah Q&A to look at TV political debates

A new award-winning film looking at the development of televised political debates over the past 50 years, screening this Sunday at Murwillumbah’s historic Regent Cinema, will be followed by a Q&A led by ABC journalist Kerry O’Brien.

Did stockbroker fund Abbott’s Oxford scholarship?

Who were the young Australians handpicked for an Oxford scholarship and why have they never disclosed the expansive generosity of the late Rene Rivkin and broadcaster Alan Jones?


Stench of cover-up from Lindt inquest

Stage management of the coronial inquest into the Lindt café siege broke down in spectacular fashion this week with the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions scrambling to ban publication of embarrassing evidence.

High Court clips ICAC’s wings in ‘Cunneen affair’

The High Court’s decision to curtail ICAC’s investigation of high-profile lawyer Margaret Cunneen has severe implications for the corruption watchdog’s future.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

Speech pathology student numbers soar at SCU

The number of domestic applications for the undergraduate speech pathology course at Southern Cross University have increased 79 per cent compared to the same time last year.

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

Ballina charity ball to raise funds for men’s mental health

Locals will have the chance to support local men with their mental health when the Night of Hope Charity Ball takes place in Ballina on October Ball.