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Alternate facts?

According to David Shoebridge of the Greens in a recent sitting in the senate, the UN has named Australia...

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Weighing in on Gaza and Israel

I’ve hesitated to weigh in on the ongoing debate about Gaza and Israel, but Michal Schiff’s pain over the...

Peace

Elimination by people-power voting is necessary to remove dictators from Russia, Israel, China, Iran, wannabe (again!) North Korea, to...

Understory: a theatre show connecting kids to nature

Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre, springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays.

Community land trust group home approved 

Construction work on the Shire’s first permanent group home for women and children in housing stress could begin within months, after the project was formally approved by Byron Council.

Bangalow Chamber Music Festival relocates to Qld 

After two decades, Bangalow Chamber Music Festival organisers have announced they will be moving the event to Mount Tamborine, Qld, after ‘increased costs and lower than average ticket sales’.

Save Wallum public meeting this Thursday

Activists focussed on Saving Wallum will be holding a public meeting this Thursday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall from 6pm.

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Nationwide marches for forests this weekend

On Sunday 24 March people from across Australia will march to call for an end to native forest logging. Bob Brown Foundation’s nationwide March for Forests is calling on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to end native forest logging and securely protect native forests.

Hundreds rally against fish farms in Hobart

Yesterday in nipaluna/Hobart, hundreds of concerned citizens joined the Fish Farms Out Now flotilla organized by Bob Brown Foundation, calling for fish farms to be removed from Tasmanian waters.

Bringing the latest research to your local

Ever walked into a room and immediately felt energised, calm, or drained? What if the design of the building was making you feel that way? A Pint of Science can tell you why.

Russell and Ulf drive a ‘shitbox’ from Rocky to Tassie

Contrary to mythological belief, the Shitbox Rally is not a race, but rather a challenge to achieve the unthinkable – to drive cars worth up to just $1,500 across Australia via some of its most formidable roads, all in the name of charity.

Antisemitic racism

It takes the death of an Aussie, Zomi Frankcom, to remind Prime Minister Albanese that murdering aid workers is not kosher. After all, in...

Transgender rights

Mandy Nolan might be surprised to discover how many women of all political persuasions, feminists or not, are alarmed at what we see as...

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this type of wall usually collapses...

We wonder why

Living in Byron Shire the majority of people continue to ask why is this organisation continuously letting this community down as far as representing...