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Art headed for the bin after Lismore competition

Making rubbish look great is the outcome of a resent 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.

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Vaccine passports

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Stories about "Brunswick Heads memorial pines":

The facts about Bruns historic memorial trees

Sean O’Meara, Brunswick Heads. Recent letters regarding doubts as to the existence of memorial pines in the Terrace Reserve in Brunswick Heads are disrespectful and simply have no basis in fact.

Saga or myth?

Rob Watson, Myocum.  I’ve been following the saga of the coastal pines on the Terrace Reserve with increasing scepticism. First it was reported that the trees were...

WWI memorial park study underway

A report is underway to determine the heritage significance of the Brunswick Heads WWI Memorial Park, according to Byron Shire Council staff, following use of the area for overflow to camping and residents' complaints of their poor health.

Byron council won’t change holiday park boundaries

Byron Shire councillors have voted not to negotiate with the NSW Crown Lands Holiday Parks Trust over its holiday park boundaries at Brunswick Heads, amid locals concerns at what they say is a trust ‘land grab’ .

Brunswick Heads WWI memorial slated for tourist use

Plans to erect ‘structures’ around protected Coastal Cypress Pine trees planted 100 years ago to remember those who died in WWI have sparked anger from long-time locals who want the site registered and protected.

Bruns memorial pines in danger

Patricia Warren, Brunswick Heads.  It was the blokes from Byron Bay, Bangalow, Mullumbimby, Billinudgel, Burringbar and Brunswick Heads who had returned from the horrors of Gallipoli...

Students mark Anzac centenary with trees, crosses at Brunswick Heads

The dawn service for the Anzac Day centenary on Saturday at the Brunswick Heads Cenotaph was marked by a special ceremonial placement of crosses by local primary-school children.

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.

Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state governments. There was no bill...

Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and finally accept responsibility? He had three...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

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