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Entertainment in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning 19 January, 2022

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Lismore’s Australia Day Ambassadors

Ahead of the Australia Day celebrations Olympians Kaarle McCulloch and Kevin Chavez have been announced as Lismore’s 2022 Australia Day Ambassadors.

Queensland NSW border to open up this Saturday

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today (Thursday, 13 January) that the Queensland NSW border would no longer require a...

Carjacking in Ocean Shores, warrants issued

A young Ocean Shores man and his friends were recently held captive at knife-point and driven to Coolamon Scenic Drive by two young men before they escaped unharmed.

Why is Modern Monetary Theory important?

Since the federal government has no nominal limitations on spending, it means that it can always afford to buy anything for sale in its own currency, including labour. As such, unemployment is a political choice, not an economic imperative.

RATs to the rescue: understanding our transition to rapid antigen testing

At-home testing kits herald a new phase of pandemic management – but how do they work? Pivoting quickly from the...

Nurses help patients stay connected

When you find yourself in a hospital, most of us have rushed out the door with our phones in our hands, and without the charger.

Stories about "Mt Warning":

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of the Bundjalung nation, suggesting that...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...

Mt Warning ban

Marc Hendrickx, Berowra Heights Indigenous readers please note the following letter contains the name of a deceased local elder. For years now NSW National Parks and...

Geologist says Mt Warning is safe to climb

An engineering geologist with over 20 years specialising in landslide risk assessment says he has a strong belief that our National Parks and the natural wonders they hold should be available to all Australians.

Tweed and Byron Shires closed to tourists and visitors

Tweed and Byron Shire Mayors are reminding anyone thinking of heading this way for a holiday or visit that they are ‘to stay away'.

Mt Warning road closed due to bushfires

The Tweed Shire Council says NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) requested the road's closure to stop people entering Wollumbin National Park.

Woman rescued after injuring leg on Wollumbin track

A second woman in two weeks has had to be rescued from the Wollumbin (Mount Warning) track after injuring her leg.

Female bushwalker winched off Wollumbin track

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Wollumbin (Mount Warning) track at lunchtime Monday after reports that a 40-year-old female walker had suffered a lower leg injury while descending the mountain.

Mt Warning ‘fouled by Bogans’

The northern rivers’ iconic Mount Warning, visited by more than 100,000 tourists each, is being fouled to a sickening extent, according to a local bushwalker.

Oka makes magical music at Mt Warning

Mr Warning (Wollumbin) provided the perfect backdrop for a mini-festival at the weekend hosted by Sunshine Coast group OKA.

TreadLightly on the planet by recycling school shoes

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year

Friends of Loft

Become a Friend of Loft with their new local loyalty member program. Enjoy member-only benefits and offers, invite-only events, and something special for your birthday. Member...

1,114 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

The Northern NSW Local Health District say that to 8pm yesterday, January 17, there were confirmed 1,114 new PCR cases of COVID-19.

No supply shortage at Byron Farmers Market!

While supermarket shelves around the country are running bare, there’s no shortage of fresh produce at our local farmers’ markets every week. Both Coles and...