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Unions meet with Norco over staff stand down

With flood-ravaged Norco in Lismore under scrutiny the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union, and the Electrical Trades Union met with management on Thursday to discuss the company’s plans for its Lismore ice cream factory.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Being Ready

I used to love the sound of rain. Now, like many others, it frightens me. It reminds me that...

Driver seriously injured near Murwillumbah

A male driver suffered serious injuries following a motor vehicle accident on Monday night at Dum Dum near Murwillumbah. 

Honing the art of deep listening

The impacts of the floods earlier in the year are far-reaching, and the Mullumbimby High School P&C has recently received a $50,000 flood grant from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) to help the entire community.

Byron Bay Film Festival brighter and bolder   

After two years of presenting socially distanced special editions, the Byron Bay International Film Festival returns in October with...

Bangalow bowlers celebrate 70th birthday

The Bangalow Women’s Bowling Club celebrated their 70th birthday earlier this month with a formal lunch and themed outfits. ‘On...

Will degrowth be forced upon us?

For decades, we have been engaged in the old cold war battle between capitalism and communism.

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No fine for Burleigh local who saved baby whale

Delays in the rescue of a baby humpback whale caught in a shark net off the coast of Burleigh led one local to take action to free the whale. Now he faces significant fines for his heroic choice.

Top-flight surfing takes King to quarterfinals at Burleigh

Byron Bay’s Kyuss King had a fantastic result by winning through to the man-on-man quarterfinals against one of the most impressive international fields gathered...

GG, Bob Carr, and Morrison

Back page note (7 September) from Bob Carr that the Governor-General (GG) got $18m from Morrison at the same time as the secret signing...

Mangroves keep carbon in the soil for 5,000 years

Marine forests are great long-term carbon sinks. In fact, according to new research on a Mexican mangrove forest, they can keep carbon out of the atmosphere for millennia.

West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to prepare for flooding. The flooding...

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...