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Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

Terry Sharples is a retired accountant living in the Tweed Shire and running as an Independent for the federal...

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Locals gear up for BJJ Open this weekend

By Ross Kendall After strong results earlier this year the Mullumbimby-based Point Break Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) team are ready...

No Mr Morrison, we are not ‘confused’ or ‘misguided’

The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has spent much of the election campaign telling the people of Australia that a vote for a small party or an independent is a wasted vote. Or that a vote for a small party or an independent is a vote for instability.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 11 May, 2022

It couldn’t be funnier if it was in Byron… oh wait! The Byron Comedy Fest is a carefully curated event...

Local tennis players serve up success

By Ross Kendall Junior tennis players from Mullumbimby and Byron Bay have collected impressive results at the Tweed Heads Open...

New Private Native Forestry Code of Practice fails koalas

NSW Farmers has welcomed the changes to the State government’s changes to private native forestry codes (PNFC) that were...

Editorial – E-con-oh-my

If there’s one thing that the LNP lays claim to, above all else, it is the assertion that they are the better managers of the economy. But what does this bold claim actually mean?

Stories about "Allan Yarrington":

Vale legendary local, Allan Yarrington

Allan Yarrington, local of 33 years, passed away in the arms of his three children at Tweed Hospital. Infamously known as the The Box King,...

Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.