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Drones not detonation

The extraordinary popularity of the Vivid light shows in Sydney has exploded this year, but quietly, thanks to the...

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Mullum phone tower

In response to Paul Taylor re: the Mullum phone tower.  Paul, perhaps you might gain more understanding of ‘belligerent mobs’...

No ‘key worker’ or ‘affordable housing’ for Ballina Council’s Wollongbar development

On the second last piece of Ballina Shire Council-owned residential land they have decided to develop the land with no affordable or public housing components. 

Teething problem

I think it’s really stupid and potentially dangerous that the concept of an absorption period of charging a lead...

Editorial – Let’s learn about government housing!

With all the noise and fury over the lack of ‘affordable housing’, it might be useful to define what different types there are in Australia’s market-based housing system. 

Whian Whian public school kids are all in D-tension

The Whian Whian Public School whole school band, D-Tension, are preparing for their first gig of 2024 and it’s going to go off with a bang – or at least a flash of lantern light on Saturday in Lismore.

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

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Byron Council moves against mandatory detention centres

No Business In Abuse, a movement which aims to pressure corporations that ‘are making billions from the abuse of people seeking asylum’, was supported by councillors at last week’s meeting.

UN warns Australia on Nauru kids

The UN refugee agency says it's greatly concerned by the Australian High Court's decision which could pave the way for children to be deported to Nauru.

Violence against women at detention centres: enough is enough

Pamela Curr, Julie Macken, Sr. Brigid Arthur (Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project), Melbourne. Many women across Australia understand only too well what it is like to live in fear of violence and sexual assault. That’s why we can no longer watch in silence as some of the world’s most vulnerable people confront that horror in the twilight world of Australia’s detention centres.

Cars and other items stolen from Brunswick Heads

Local police are warning residents in the Byron Shire to be diligent in maintaining their home security after personal items and vehicles were stolen from Brunswick Heads yesterday.

Yes, peace is the solution

Both Duncan Shipley-Smith and John Scrivener yet again display the same responses that I talk about over, and over and over again. They do...

Teething problem

I think it’s really stupid and potentially dangerous that the concept of an absorption period of charging a lead acid battery has been transferred...

Rising Tide activists head to Justine Elliot’s office with kayaks

Today saw just over 40 people kayak from John Follent Park in Tweed Heads to Faux Park in South Tweed, before walking close to a one km with their kayaks to the Labor Member for Richmond's Office to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects.