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Gort claims singles tennis title at Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby Tennis Club Championship finals were held last weekend and culminated with the open men’s singles where Steve Gort...

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Northern Rivers Youth Orchestra returns

What a year – after a positive beginning and memorable performances by talented teacher bands at the first Twilight...

The Menu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_uTkUGcHv4   Do chefs wield too much power in this world? The power over life and death in fact? In The...

Vehicles on beaches

Some Ballina councillors have their heads in the sand about vehicles on beaches! I ask them to think about...

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

Council imposes development restrictions on Linnaeus

The plan to rezone part of Broken Head’s Linnaeus Estate in a bid to prevent further development proposals on the site has taken a step forward, with Byron councillors unanimously supporting the move.

NSW SES continues its efforts on International Volunteers Day

NSW SES volunteers continue to assist flood impacted communities across inland NSW as extensive flooding moves to downstream locations.

Stories about "law":

NSW Government rushes new data breach law through parliament

NSW became the first Australian state or territory to introduce a mandatory scheme for its government agencies to respond to data breaches, after new laws passed parliament last night.

Torres Strait Islanders win historic human rights fight

A group of eight Torres Strait Islander people have made international legal history, after the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that the Australian Government is violating its human rights obligations to them through climate change inaction.

Comment: Giving a hand at MardiGrass

Why did the lawyer cut off his limb at the MardiGrass?

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.

Kashmir Miller: ‘it’s time for change’

The Greens have announced that their candidate for the seat of Page is Lismore resident Kashmir Miller.

Students vow to continue fighting

Eight high school students who took the Federal Environment Minister to court claiming she has a duty to avoid causing harm from climate change have promised to keep fighting for stronger climate action in Australia.

Comment: Residential Tenancies and the Flood

I reckon there are some lovely landlords out there, working well with their tenants in a cooperative fashion – waiving the rent during non-occupation, writing references for alternatives, and speedily launching into repairs to get everything back to square one ASAP... I'm just not seeing them.

Navigating the laws around vax passports

Several jurisdictions overseas have introduced vaccine requirements for entry into public and private spaces such as schools, restaurants, public venues and for domestic travel.

Charity puts legal help within reach

A new charity has been launched which aims to assist regional and mobility-impaired Australians with legal hardships arising from the pandemic and bushfires.

SCU public advocacy course under attack

Southern Cross University lecturer Aidan Ricketts has hit back at attacks from the big end of town on courses such as the one he teaches on activism and constitutional rights.

Medal storm for locals at pickleball tournament

Thirty Northern Rivers pickleball players won medals in the first ever NSW regional doubles tournament last weekend in Ballina. The local club secured nine gold,...

Local waterpolo team thriving on friendship

The Byron Bay Bullsharks women’s waterpolo team have played their way into second place on the Far North Coast competition ladder after bagging five...

The Menu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_uTkUGcHv4   Do chefs wield too much power in this world? The power over life and death in fact? In The Menu, Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes),...

Your Witches are Back!

It’s the longest day and the shortest night: 22 December is the summer solstice, a time to transition from action to nourishment. It’s a...