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Hospital staff want to park for free while they work

It seems that Lismore Base isn’t the only hospital whose workers would like to park their cars for free while they work.

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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.

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Richmond MP supports refugee turnback policy

Federal Labor Richmond MP Justine Elliot has fallen in line with the right faction of her party to adopt the ‘option’ of keeping Tony Abbott’s refugee ‘turnback’ policy if elected.

Shorten shored up by predictable ALP conference

Mungo: It is a ritual as regular of the arrival of the first cold snap of winter, and usually about as welcome. At every ALP National Conference the commentators announce portentously that there will be a make or break issue.

Refugees and the politics of selfishness

Jane Salmon, Killara NSW. Dear Bill Shorten: I have articulate, capable and caring friends on Manus who are authentic refugees. They would be an asset to any nation. Please improve and reframe the debate to be more compassionate. The politics of selfishness is destroying Australia morally.

International Women’s Day kerfuffle at Ballina

One councillor walked out of Ballina Council's recent meeting during an emotional discussion about speakers at an upcoming IWD event.

Croquet club gets new turf as it prepares to host NSW championship

The Byron Bay Croquet Club is ready for another big year that includes new turf, hosting a state championship and building on last year’s membership growth.

Ahoy m’hearties young and old in Bangalow

‘Ahoy m’hearties’ was the catchcry at Bangalow Parklands on Saturday afternoon during the Connecting Generations Pirate Party.

Blue-green algae amber alert still active at Uki

Last Thursday Tweed Shire Council issued an amber alert for blue-green algae in the Tweed River at Uki, with Clarrie Hall Dam remaining on a green alert. This morning they say the alerts are still active.