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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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No room for koalas in budget?

Friends of the Koala is not impressed by the lack of provision for wildlife protection in the federal budget announced last night, as species including the koala move closer to extinction.

Exploring the Burmese struggle in Byron, May 30

Rosemary and previously, her late husband, have been teaching, then quietly building clean water systems for villages and schools in the ‘dry region’ of Burma / Myanmar for years.

10 days of fab food

Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival returns for its second iteration and kicks off this Friday, running until Sunday, May 26 – and is there a lot to pack in.

Freemasonry looks to its future

Meet the Freemasonry Grand PooBah of Lodge Cavanbah in Byron Bay, Nick Towers.

Homicide investigation following fatal crash – Wardell

Police are appealing for information as a homicide investigation is launched following a fatal crash near Wardell earlier this year.

Can artificial intelligence be used for beach safety?

Is it time for a new approach to beach safety that utilises AI technology to tell locals and visitors where it’s safe to swim?

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Spying spies face tougher penalties

The federal government is cracking down on intelligence officers who steal national security documents.

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.