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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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Wonderful Council

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I went for a swim at Belongil Beach the other day and was shocked to...

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

A safe space for sexual assault survivors

In a perfect world, the trauma Margot and Joana experienced would not have happened, and there would be no need for the very important support group they have created.

PM’s vaccine

Martin Bail, Federal On 4 February, 2021 ABC News reported, albeit briefly, that the PM will ‘for the record’ be...

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 24 February, 2021

Stories about "Lismore courthouse":

Two charged after alleged robbery – Tweed Heads

Two men have been charged over an alleged vehicle theft at Tweed Heads earlier this week.

Dogs make court experience more comfortable

Next time you enter Lismore Courthouse, be aware that the dogs you see patrolling in the foyer are there to make you feel more comfortable, not to sniff your pockets for anything illicit.

Saffin hits out at dwindling role for M’bah Courthouse

Labor candidate for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says 'it’s a bit sad and a bit ironic' that NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman chose to make an announcement about the future of the Murwillumbah Courthouse outside the Lismore Court.

Lismore gynaecologist facing 60 sexual and aggravated assault charges

Police have laid two additional charges against Lismore gynaecologist Glen Allen Taylor, who allegedly sexually and indecently assaulted patients, bringing the total 60 offences the doctor has been charged with.

Man injured trying to escape Lismore courthouse

A 23-year-old man is in hospital suffering from broken ribs and a fractured vertebrae after trying to escape from the Lismore Court House at 4.20pm yesterday.

Local fisherfolk caught in the parking fine net

FIsherfolk have been caught in the net of parking fines designed to stop travellers parking up for the night on the Tweed Coast Road and they are seeking help to access their beaches at night without fines.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Cavanbah centre gets a taste of 3×3 basketball

The Byron Beez basketball team in collaboration with the U League hosted a 3x3 tournament at the Cavanbah centre at the end of January that attracted 30 teams.

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.