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A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean...

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Did we underestimate the health effects of the Black Summer bushfires?

Study reveals the physical and mental impacts of bushfire smoke.

Charges laid after police pursuit at Murwillumbah

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District have been investigating several incidents of stolen motor vehicles from within the Kingscliff area over the past month.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Love U 4 EV

In order to transition from a fossil fuel powered car industry I think we need to address our car culture. We’re petrol heads. Mad Max would have been a very different movie if Mel had to find a charging station instead of fuel.

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

Blowhard alert

We have endured drought, bushfires, flooding and COVID. However, Australia must brace itself for something even worse. Something that...

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Talking Out the Vagina

How much do you talk about your vagina? And if you do, what do you say? A group of local women have been gathering weekly...

Violence can’t be justified by any means

Jo Faith, Newtown. I am concerned by the generalised implication that feminism is the root cause of male pain, family disempowerment/loss and eventually violence towards women; as articulated by M Mizzi.

Feminism has destroyed the family

M Mizzi, Byron Bay. With the continuing attack on men in our society by feminists of all sexes exemplified by the desire for Byron Shire councillor and aspiring ALP candidate Paul Spooner to see more men sent to jail for infractions against AVOs, it is time to outline some balance.

Burqa-wearing is a right

L Andrews, Byron Bay. Australia is a democracy and as such we should be entitled to worship (or not) how we wish and wear (or not) whatever we choose without government interference.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.