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Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

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Missing teenager found

Police say a thirteen-year-old girl reported missing from Tweed Heads earlier this week has been found safe and well.

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and...

Public scrutiny?

Byron Council has magicked away from public scrutiny and risk analysis its own submission detailing imperative details on the...

New conservation strategy for the Tweed

Community input is being sought to develop a new Conservation Strategy which aims to protect the Tweed’s status as the highest biodiversity hotspot in NSW and third highest in Australia.

NSW Upper House agrees govt flood response ‘insufficient’

The NSW Government has supported a crossbench motion in NSW Parliament on June 8 that their response to the Northern Rivers floods was ‘insufficient’.

New laws to tackle crime profits and encryption

The premier has announced new police powers and ‘tougher penalties’ for money laundering and unexplained wealth in NSW.

Stories about "independence":

The ignored plight of West Papua

December 1, 2016 should be a celebration for West Papuan independence. Instead, the day will mark 55 years of what should have been a sovereign nation; 19 days after the Dutch left their colony, Indonesia invaded and have occupied ever since.

Fooling no one

Danny Wakil isn’t fooling anyone (Letters, 15 June). He is obviously pro-Israel, but his tone and talking points belie his claim to be pro-Palestinian,...

Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in Byron CBD, and I have...

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and oppression of the Palestinian people. This...

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.