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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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MAYDAY – MAYDAY – One hundred years ago today

One hundred years ago this week, around noon on Saturday 14 May 1921, the 2,000 tonne steamship Wollongbar ran aground on Belongil beach.

Cocaine bust in Byron Shire, 7 men arrested

Police say two separate investigations into the ongoing supply of cocaine in the Byron Bay area have led to charges against seven men.

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best...

Development of the Belongil Spit

Jo Faith, Newtown I was gobsmacked when I read that the ‘Greens’ mayor’s parting gift was to aid privatisation of land...

Water outage in Ballina this Thursday

Residents on Crane and Owen Streets in Ballina are advised of a planned water outage this Thursday May 13.

Go straight to the source on the Future Water Project

Rous County Council has announced a series of information days to be held this month where the community can ‘drop in’ and find out more about the revised draft Future Water Project 2060.

Stories about "Internet":

Travelling at the speed of lies

When Tim Berners-Lee and others created the architectural foundations of the world wide web, they did so with the vision of openness, idea sharing, and trust. Human nature has a way of making things more complicated, of course.

Three in ten teens contacted online by a stranger

Teenagers are spending around two hours a day online, have four different social media services, and there’s a good chance they have had a negative experience online – including being contacted by a stranger.

It’s National Child Protection Week

This year National Child Protection Week will celebrate its 30th year with the theme: Putting children first…

COVID-19 going viral on YouTube and Instagram

The world has certainly gotten smaller in recent weeks and people turn to the internet for entertainment, interaction, exercise and maybe just company. There is also a world of people out there wanting to share what they have.

Dangerous livestream laws ‘ill-informed’ – Law Council

New federal legislation that criminalises ‘abhorrent violent’ videos has passed into law, despite damnation from the IT sector and the Law Council of Australia.

Miraculous signs of life in 42 BC (Before Cyberspace)

I had a minor meltdown that threatened to erupt as a major tanty when I was in Japan last October. The Tokyo Airbnb that I’d...

Byron residents face a year of ‘zero internet’

Residents of the Byron suburb of Sunrise face more than a year without internet access when their neighbourhood becomes a dead spot after north coast internet service provider Linknet closes on January 31.

Internet history will not be stored: govt

Internet browser history is not metadata and won't be stored under new terror laws, the federal government says.

Mullumbimby now better connected

Slow internet connections may be a thing of the past for Mullumbimby residents following a Telstra upgrade that saw an additional 179 fast ADSL2+ ports added to the town’s exchange last week.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.