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The soul of football-based sports

'It is around this time of the year I look at myself in the mirror and ask, "what is wrong with me?"' 

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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: War on Trauma

In the War on Trauma we care for hurt people. We understand the importance of safety, of nutrition, of connection to community, of addressing loneliness, of the power of being in nature.  Being locked in jail for drug-related offences doesn’t change the underlying reasons for why someone has addiction issues. It just amplifies the trauma. And amplified trauma leads to drug harm.

Meet Byron’s surf champ, Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart

While Byron attracts surfers of amazing skill, there have only been a few world champions. 

Chemicals left by first stars in the universe may have been detected by the Gemini North telescope

The chemical remains of the earliest stars in the universe may have been discovered by astronomers.

Short films grace the screen from Oct 21

The Byron Bay International Film Festival is back from October 21 to 30 with a ten-day program of premieres, panels and parties.

NSW says ‘No’ to decriminalising drugs but pivots towards a health-based response

After waiting almost three years to respond to the recommendations of the NSW Ice Inquiry NSW Premier, Dominic Perrottet, has rejected the recommendation to decriminalise use of illicit drugs. 

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.

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Women in politics event at Byron Theatre February 9

The Community Hub, in collaboration with the Byron Community Centre, and Sourdough Business Women, are holding a fundraiser on Wednesday, February 9, to ignite debate and discussion about the journey of women in politics – past, present, and future.

Let’s Talk: Women in Politics on Wednesday

Byron Bay is Let’s Talk: Women in Politics is bringing together local and national female politicians to share their stories, insights and perspectives on why Australian women are still largely underrepresented in politics.

Local MPs to embark on flood fact finding mission

Four local MPs will tour the Queensland Reconstruction Authority’s Brisbane headquarters tomorrow on a fact finding mission that will hopefully assist the flood recovery process in the Northern Rivers.

Hearing Australia urges action on workplace hearing loss  

With more than 1.1 million Australians continuing to be exposed to harmful noise levels in the workplace, Hearing Australia is urging workers to protect their ears from dangerously loud sounds.

Don’t forget your life jacket

A statewide waterway compliance blitz has found a that a large number of boaters are failing to carry and wear a lifejacket as requuried.

‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming

Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.