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Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some...

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Will Ballina Council live up to its promise?

A motion from Cr Jeff Johnson to be tabled at Ballina Shire Council's meeting this week will ask the council to live up to its promise to act on the climate emergency, and divest from fossil fuel investments.

TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Interview with James McMillan, founder of the Byron Surf Festival

With the Byron Bay Surf Festival just days away, founder James McMillan took a few minutes to talk to Seven about the awesome things planned for the coming weekend.

Motion to save Lennox pavilion fails

Ballina Cr Eoin Johnston's attempt to save the seventy year old weather shed at Lennox Head went down at council's meeting yesterday, attracting only one other councillor's support.

Coal scuttle

Alan Veacock, Cumbalum After some serious arm-twisting from the rest of the sane world, led by Joe Biden, the ‘marketing...

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Walker looks set to lose seat following court case

North Coast based Greens MLC Dawn Walker is almost certain to lose her seat after her supporters last week failed in a court bid calling for a recount of votes for the party’s 2019 upper house ticket.

New NSW law makes police ‘judge and jury’

The Baird Government last night passed legislation that allows punishment to be imposed without charge, trial or conviction, the Greens have said.

Greens call for right to say no to mining

The Greens NSW mining and agriculture spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham has called on Premier Mike Baird and NSW resources and energy minister Anthony Roberts to...

Puppy farms must be abolished as matter of urgency

Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, Greens NSW spokesperson for animal welfare. Puppy farms in NSW must be closed and banned as a matter or urgency, following various disturbing news reports recently.

Puppy farms must be abolished now

Dr Mehreen Faruqi, Greens NSW MLC and spokesperson for animal welfare. The closure and banning of puppy farms in NSW must be closed as a matter of urgency following various disturbing news reports over the weekend.

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep on keeping on. The last...

Transparency needed

Janelle Saffin MP, State Member for Lismore. I read with interest Mia Armitage’s front page article in last week’s Echo ‘Electorates miss out on bushfire...