Around 30 women identifying as Israeli marched in Byron’s CBD and Main Beach on Sunday to highlight what they say is a ‘disturbing and harmful silence’ by the United Nations and others after the October 7 attacks on Israel.
With Council and NSW-run corporation, Reflections, sharing responsibilities around management of Brunswick Heads public toilets, parks and playground equipment, The Echo asked Reflections who manages what, and what improvement schedules are in place.
The truth about climate change is alarming to say the least. But I was heartened over the weekend of November 25 and 26 to hear it discussed with great clarity and nuance at the Rising blockade of the Newcastle's coal port.
Just two weeks after NSW Minister for Music and the Night-time Economy, John Graham, released ‘Vibrancy Reforms’ to ‘encourage businesses to innovate and put on live performance by giving them certainty’, the Eltham Hotel had noise restrictions placed on them by Liquor and Gaming NSW.
In 2003, when I introduced myself as an MP with my maiden speech in parliament, I articulated my centralist, small ‘l’ liberal principles. I argued that values are not something to be on display in the morning and forgotten in the afternoon.