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Alternate facts?

According to David Shoebridge of the Greens in a recent sitting in the senate, the UN has named Australia...

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Queen at home on Country

Colony Bees, based in Mullumbimby, are pleased to advise that a native nest of the Apidae family has made home inside the hollow of an old growth tree on Bundjalung Country.

Earth Day message from Santos Organics: a reflection on our power to make a positive impact

‘As Earth Day approaches each year, our focus often centres on the urgent need for environmental action to address pressing issues like climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, especially with the threat of the proposed development on our local and sacred Wallum site right here in Brunswick Heads,’ says Jolene Ryan

Anzac Day plans for Bangalow and Clunes

The Bangalow Sub Branch of the NSW RSL have announced their plans for commemorating Anzac Day on 25 April.

Share the love cactus

Want to experience fresh, new music? A new local band has germinated from the fertile artistic soils of the Northern Rivers. Hashimoto’s Cactus is the lovechild of Stephen Lovelight, who is one of the members of the Round Mountain Girls.

More children suffer

It is hoped that Byron Council have a local policy that addresses Closing the Gap. This addresses the ongoing...

Tiny homes taken to next level

The Brunswick Heads Post Office Fairy was very happy when they moved into their own, first home, in a post office box in 2018. It was a terrible tragedy for them to come home one morning last September and find that while they had been visiting children, someone had stolen all their fairy stuff.

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Editorial – Good riddance to George

The Devil pounced on Cardinal Pell last week and dragged him down to the infernal level prepared for him by his own actions.

Man extradited from Queensland following investigations into alleged child sex abuse

NSW detectives have extradited a man from Queensland following investigations into the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl in the state’s north more than five years ago.

Bangalow man on 210 sex charges against 161 victims

Police will lay 210 additional charges against a man at court today, following an investigation into the origin of thousands of images and videos located on electronic devices seized in Bangalow last year.

Police arrest man on North Coast beach on child sex charges

A man will appear in court again today on charges of allegedly attempting to procure an underage girl for sex after being arrested at a North Coast beach on Friday.

Thus Spake Mungo: Will Malcolm’s apology get backbench support?

Malcolm Turnbull has always regarded John Howard as some sort of political mentor. It was Howard who encouraged and promoted him, and Howard who talked him out of giving up when Tony Abbott beat him by one vote for the party leadership he regard as his birthright.

Child pornography ‘produced in Ballina’

A man will appear in court next month after being charged with the production and possession of child abuse material at a rented storage facility in Ballina.

Lismore to host event for sexual abuse survivors

Life After Sexual Abuse, a Q&A taking place in Lismore next week, is an opportunity to ‘better understand the trauma inflicted by sexual violence and discuss strategies for support and healing,’ according to the event's organisers.

Supporting survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Eyes Wide Open is a seminar aimed at helping the people in a relationship with an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse.

A loyal friend is what many people need in this sometimes brutal world

The Rafiki Mwema orphanage, in their area of Kenya, are the only home in the area that specifically care for children who have been sexually abused.

Tweed bus driver charged with child grooming       

Police have charged a 48-year-old male bus driver over alleged child grooming offences on the Tweed Coast.

Antisemitic racism

It takes the death of an Aussie, Zomi Frankcom, to remind Prime Minister Albanese that murdering aid workers is not kosher. After all, in...

Transgender rights

Mandy Nolan might be surprised to discover how many women of all political persuasions, feminists or not, are alarmed at what we see as...

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this type of wall usually collapses...

We wonder why

Living in Byron Shire the majority of people continue to ask why is this organisation continuously letting this community down as far as representing...