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Calls to reverse NSW anti-protest laws

The harsh sentencing of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco for stopping a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April this year has led to a range of protests and the call to reverse NSW anti-protest laws by lawyer and Greens NSW Legislative Council Member Sue Higginson.

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As a bloke who has besmirched Julian

As a bloke who has besmirched Julian Assange’s reputation, my humble opinion probably doesn’t mean much, but it won’t...

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.

Assange sought asylum

The controversy over the actions of Julian Assange seems to miss a crucial point. His motive for seeking asylum...

Disco Byron style

Groove Terminator and Rodd Richards are proud to present for the very first time in Byron Bay, France’s very...

NSW Labor candidate announced for Ballina

Andrew Broadley has been named the NSW Labor candidate for Ballina for the March 2023 election.

Council imposes development restrictions on Linnaeus

The plan to rezone part of Broken Head’s Linnaeus Estate in a bid to prevent further development proposals on the site has taken a step forward, with Byron councillors unanimously supporting the move.

Stories about "greyhound racing":

Blood money

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Five years ago, a special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound industry found ‘damning evidence of the unnecessary slaughtering of tens of...

Another greyhound death in Casino

Another racing greyhound, Slim Pickings, has died at Casino. This is the third racing greyhound death in the Northern Rivers so far this year, and the second in Casino, putting a renewed spotlight on greyhound welfare.

Animal Liberation and Greens oppose Tweed greyhound track

Animal Liberation has thrown its unequivocal support behind a NSW Parliament e-petition opposing the proposed development of a greyhound racing track at Chinderah.

700 greyhounds dead since racing ban lifted: Greens

Just days after Lismore City Council approved an extra 20 greyhound race meetings each year, new figures released by the Greens indicate 700 dogs have died since the ban on greyhound racing was lifted by the NSW Government.

Lismore considers 20 extra greyhound racing meetings per year

The Lismore City Council will next week consider an application for an extra twenty greyhound racing meetings to be held each year.

Greyhound ban on Richmond Valley Council agenda

The Richmond Valley Council wants the state government to provide support for members of the local greyhound industry if a proposed ban on racing goes ahead.

Foley barking up the wrong tree on ban

Lyn FitzGibbon, Bangalow. Imagine the utter shock and disbelief when Luke Foley chose the greyhound racing ban, of all issues, to oppose! In doing so he aligns himself and his Labor Party with the notorious Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party and the Fred Nile Group.

Lismore joins nation wide protest at greyhound racing

A group of protesters in Lismore kicked off a national day of protest against the greyhound industry yesterday morning. Hundreds gathered around the country calling for an end to the industry.

Qld racing chief faces sacking over greyhound scandal

Racing Queensland's embattled chief executive has until close of business to show why he should keep his job.

Tweed Council secures environmental water sharing during drought

Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods. 

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.