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Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

A teen missing in the state’s North has been located safe and well.

Suffolk Park pump track for Cavanbah

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park When I first heard of, and supported, the pump track at the Linda Vidler Park in Suffolk...

My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

I first met Phil on a rain-soaked day outside my house in Brunswick Terrace, Mullum. It was an accidental encounter, but we soon got stuck into a conversation about the parlous state of Australian universities.

Praying for Vanuatu in Ballina

The World Day of Prayer is a gigantic ecumenical event staged on the first Friday of March.

Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

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Government fails to protect koalas

Greens MP and Committee Chair Cate Faehrmann said the Government’s response to the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Koala Populations and their Habitat, released yesterday, indicates it has no intention of acting upon many key recommendations made by the Committee in order to stop koalas becoming extinct in NSW before 2050.

Why RDT (roadside drug testing) is failing

Why, you might ask yourself, is there roadside drug testing (RDT)? The answer on most people's lips – that it improves safety on the roads and reduces accidents – would be the logical answer; yet former magistrate David Heilpern recently made it abundantly clear that this is not the case.

A Sunday to save koalas in New South Wales

From banners and signs to dressing up as our much-loved tree-dwelling marsupials, yesterday was a day to stand up for koalas.

Koala inquiry chief calls for urgent koala rescues

The head of a state koala inquiry has written to the premier asking for urgent rescues of wildlife from bushfire-affected areas in northern NSW.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...

Thanks David Gile – but on Musk

Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very welcome as I’ve been equally...

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to renew their locals parking permit? Attempting...