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Correcting Dr Tim Devine

Dr Tim Devine makes several impassioned statements in his letter (September 8) about COVID-19 lockdowns and vaccinating children. I...

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Large Wilsons Creek Community Title given green light

Plans for a 15-lot housing development in Wilsons Creek will proceed to the next stage of the planning process, without further amendment, despite the community expressing concerns around flooding and traffic safety.

Equitable allocation

In properly-scrutinised vaccination rollouts it is to be expected that vaccines are used as a device to protect the...

Covid 19 virus fragments in Ballina Shire and Grafton sewage

The Northern NSW Local Health District says fragments of the virus that causes COVID-19 were detected in samples taken from the North and South Grafton sewage treatment plants on 24 September.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

Auntie Dulcie

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Local Elder, Auntie Dulcie Nicholls, (nee Kay). As Deputy Mayor...

Lismore LGA to re-enter Queensland border bubble

Now that Lismore LGA is out of lockdown, the number of acceptable reasons for residents to cross the border into Queensland has increased.

Stories about "National Homelessness Week":

Be CaféSmart about a cuppa donation for homelessness charities

Most people would be shocked to know how close to homelessness some people in the community are – some people might be very shocked to know how close they themselves are to homelessness. It doesn’t take much.

It’s National Homelessness Week

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events

Auntie Dulcie

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Local Elder, Auntie Dulcie Nicholls, (nee Kay). As Deputy Mayor of Byron Shire Council and...

Forest for the trees

I’ve heard a lot of criticism (even hostility) over the years from people disdainful of ‘the mainstream’ and, in particular, mainstream medicine. People who...

Citizen frogs

Living in a biodiversity hotspot brings with it great joy for humans with opportunities to experience connection with nature.  I love frogs, they are beautiful...

Cartoon of the week – 29 September, 2021

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