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We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
Geoff Provest talks SSF and hosptials in Tweed
A key issue in the seat of Tweed is around the preservation of State Significant Farmland that is currently under threat from developers like those behind the 'Cudgen Connection' development proposed for the site next to the current Tweed Valley Hospital.
Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Vape Culture
Tobacco companies are in your home and in your school. They are quite possibly in your kid’s school bag. They have their sights set on your children; your precious kids are their future. They need to groom your babies into addiction so that their shareholders can continue to suck in their grubby toxic profits. The lips of the tobacco industry are on the soft fleshy cheeks of your babies and they are sucking hard. They are vaping the life out of your kids.
Swimmers take plunge for mental health
Swimmers took to Byron Bay pool and swam over 2000 laps to raise money to help improve services to...
Byron’s chocoholics’ Easter destination
The Love Byron Bay boutique has been specialising in unique cocoa encounters for nearly a decade now. In this...
Big scores and tight bowling determine this season’s cricket grand finalists
Greg Trevena Byron Bay cricketers won their third-grade semi-final against Bangalow on the back of a century to Matt Larsson...
Dredging rivers: what are the Ballina candidates’ positions?
A recent Meet the Candidates evening in Ocean Shores saw discussion around how to manage local river systems, which have silted up over generations, and likely contributed to the high flood levels experienced in 2022.
Stories about "heat waves":
Determining climate change impact important for a disaster-fatigued population
Brought to you by Cosmos Magazine and The Echo No definition of climate emergency means difficulty in optimising responses. The burden placed upon healthcare systems by COVID-19 might provide...
NSW state election
Could Tweed Hospital see the first patient cannabis consumption room?
Marc Selan of the Legalise Cannabis Party is keen to keep the old Tweed Hospital open and says he would like to see the first patient cannabis consumption room at that site.
Clarence State Electorate
Voting guide to preferencing in the NSW lower house
The NSW election, to be held on Saturday March 25, uses optional preferencing in both houses of parliament.
Homeless koala house hunting in Manly
As the trees continue to fall at the hands of the NSW government's Forestry Corporation in Yarret State Forest Blinky the koala has had to abandon his home.
Residents of Cabbage Tree Island want to go home
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Anger and frustration at not being able to go home saw a group of residents reclaim their properties yesterday on Cabbage Tree Island.