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Greens Councillor Dr Nola Firth is running for council again

Dr Nola Firth has announced that she is again running for Tweed Shire Council in the upcoming 14 September...

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The incredible shrinking ambition of Peter Dutton

Last week, Peter Dutton's Liberal-National Coalition formally abandoned Australia's legislated 2030 emissions reduction target.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Spoonful of Sugar Really Does Help The Medicine Go Down

Making people fat is big business. Just ask the sugar industry. Making people not fat is potentially even bigger.

Occupiers of North Lismore buybacks report no eviction past deadline

Supporters of people occupying otherwise empty bought-back houses in North Lismore say Monday passed peacefully without any eviction attempts.

Chinny Charge entries now open!

Now’s the time to enter the Chinny Charge up Mullumbimby’s local mountain on Saturday, September 21.  The annual run and...

Youth suicide?

ABC News reporting on youth suicide in remote communities at an alarming rate? The Elders are using Aussie Rules...

Flood-prone land subdivision DA on exhibition

A proposal by developer Callum Sked to subdivide flood-prone land near the Mullumbimby Showground is now on public exhibition on Council’s website until June 25.

Stories about "ISIS":

Another gung-ho thought bubble from Abbott

Mungo: Tony Abbott has developed a new strategy to solve the problems of the Middle East: put in the boot. Quite a few boots, actually; boots on the ground.

We won’t eradicate ISIS by bombing them

Conservative governments want to wipe out Islamic State, to eradicate them, but we know from history that this doesn't work, writes Richard Mordaunt who has spent much of his life studying the country.

It’s not Isis we should fight against – it’s obscurantism

By Jean S. Renouf I now live in Australia but I’m French. I’ve lived several years in Paris where many of my friends and family members still live. Two of the attacks occurred in the same street where by my best friend lives. His partner’s sister was enjoying drinks with her friends in one of the restaurants were so many people got killed on this tragic Friday the 13th. Luckily she survived.

Middle East war and politics

Dudley Leggett, Suffolk Park. How did we end up with ISIS as our latest reason to have our defence forces fighting along side the US in the Middle East?

Here & Now: Australia and Isis 101

Okay. I get it. We're at war. It's a war against pure evil. It's a holy war. God is on our side in a battle for the planet. (Sure, we share the same god as the enemy, but they're evil, pure evil, and we're good. That's the difference.)

Australia’s Iraq ‘stalemate’ still stimulating terrorist recruitment

Australia is now mired in an open-ended $300 million a year debacle in Iraq, with no coherent exit strategy except, apparently, to maximise the risk to Australians that the government's campaign against Islamic State is creating, writes Bernard Keane.

Embracing Islamists abroad while fomenting terrorism at home

Well, that didn't take long, did it? In northern Syria, American airstrikes were made against the Khorasan network, apparently a rebranding of what is really a section of al-Qaeda.

Labor announces its councillor ticket

Labor councillor, Asren Pugh, and South Golden Beach local, Janet Swain will head the Byron Shire Labor team to contest the Byron Shire Council elections on September 14.

16-year-old Mullum boy summits Imja Tse

Back in 2017, nine-year-old local boy, Finn Marshall-Rosato, became the youngest Australian to trek to Everest Base Camp, unaided and carrying all his own gear. 

Volunteer groups get funding

Fourteen projects led by volunteer groups have been awarded $300,000 through the Community Building Partnership Program, says local Greens MP, Tamara Smith.

Wilsons Creek Public School scoops NSW Landcare award

Wilsons Creek Public School was honoured with the Woolworths Junior Landcare Award on June 3 at the NSW Landcare Awards.