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Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in...

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Helping hand – have you seen the tinny?

At the height of the floods my lovely young neighbour, Brian, was all over the place helping people. Also,...

Ballina Shire Council approved for special rate increase

Ratepayers in the Ballina Shire can expect slightly higher bills for council services and infrastructure maintenance after approval from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal.

 La Niña has ended but may yet return

Whilst the 2021-22 La Niña in the tropical Pacific has ended, there is around a 50 per cent chance of a La Niña event forming again during 2022 say the Bureau of Meteorology.

Renewable energy certificates might not be honest about their renewable energy

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

Chill – not warships

Peter Walters can relax. There are no Chinese warships in Darwin. A Chinese company operates the port in Darwin...

Great foodie weekend end of July

The annual Harvest Food Trail on the weekend of 30–31 July allows locals and visitors the much needed opportunity...

Stories about "child abuse":

Child abuse – the abandonment of compassion

A recent discovery in Canada graphically exposes the extent to which ‘advanced civilisations’ have gone, and indeed continue to go, in the name of imagined racial superiority and cultural imperialism.

Man charged with indecent assault at Lismore pool

A man will face court after being charged with an alleged indecent assault of a teenage boy at a Lismore swimming pool, while Tweed police are looking for another man who made indecent suggestions to a girl at her home.

Aid agency misconduct claims may not stand up

Doubt has been cast on evidence used by the immigration department to kick nine staff from aid agency Save the Children, who were working with asylum seekers, out of Nauru.

Royal commission to get more time

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he's confident the government will be able to grant the royal commission into child sex abuse request for more time.

Aust police praised for child porn bust

Australian police have played a major role in shutting down one of the world's largest and most sophisticated child pornography operations that had priests,...

Call for submissions on child sexual abuse in out-of-home care

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released its fourth issues paper and is inviting members of the public to...

Telling the HARD Stuff

Mandy Nolan At this year's inaugural Boomerang Festival, actor/writer Tammy Anderson presents the longest running aboriginal play in the country, the critically acclaimed I Don't...

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.