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Opinion: What a Dutton might say, and did…

'At a recent gathering, I murmured something faintly conservative, and quick as a flash I was called a "Dutton"...' 

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 June, 2022

The Northern Rivers Conservatorium Executive Director, Anita Bellman, is thrilled to announce that there will be free tickets for all flood-affected members of our community to attend the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist program, made possible with the support of our friends at Musica Viva and Southern Cross University.

Regional Wollumbin Art Award open to young and old

People from every walk of life are being encouraged to enter the Wollumbin Art Award (WAA), especially First Nations and young artists. 

People still need support with food and a place to connect after the floods

For many people in Lismore and surrounding areas the community food kitchens and volunteers have been an essential lifeline to keep them going with food, a little warmth and a friendly face. Yet the lack of funding for these services is seeing them close and volunteers burn out. 

Dredging resurfaces for Tweed Council

Following the February and March floods the question of whether dredging the rivers of Tweed Shire will reduce a flood's impact has once again been raised.

Renewable energy certificates might not be honest about their renewable energy

Buying emissions drops isn’t as effective as reducing your emissions.

Stories about "border closures":

Four men issued $1,000 PINs for travelling to Queensland on superyacht

Four men have been issued $1,000 Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) after travelling on a superyacht from Sydney to Queensland last week.

Lobbying underway for border easing

Local mayors and council general managers across the region have joined forces in a bid to convince the QLD government to ease its draconian border restrictions.

Tweed Hospital will not close

The Chief Executive of the Northern NSW Local Health District said today that the Tweed Hospital will not close if harsher border restrictions are enforced by the Queensland Government.

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 oppression of the Palestinian people. This...

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.

Suspected Tweed Heads meth lab dismantled

Specialist police units along with NSW Fire and Rescue have been dismantling an alleged meth lab in Tweed Heads this morning, police said.

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.