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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly...

Research takes the vegan option to a new level

A project by Flinders University will see their Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development fishing for new vegan ideas.

Man rescued from Upper Wilsons Creek causeway

At about 10pm last Friday a man from Mullumbimby was driving his his car along Upper Wilsons Creek Road and was swept into the creek.

PM’s vaccine

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

Ministers misbehave

Keith Duncan, Pimlico Accusations of appalling behaviour by the Liberal Party in covering up misdeeds within its ranks just keep...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our...

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Over a 100 days free of NSW-acquired COVID-19

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that there have been no new confirmed cases of NSW-acquired COVID-19 reported in residents since 25 July, more than 100 days ago.

Byron Hospital ‘not geared up’ to deal with stroke

The health department is investigating why a Coorabell man in the process of having a stroke was told by a doctor at Byron Central Hospital that there were no facilities to treat him there and no ambulance available to take him to the Gold Coast for urgent treatment.

No helipad for Byron Central Hospital

Nick Schaefer, Mullumbimby Creek. Enquiring at the Byron Central Hospital open day, it seems that there is no provision for a heliport.

Byron Central Hospital complete but staffing issues continue

Construction of Byron shire’s new hospital has finished almost a month ahead of schedule but the Health Services Union is far from happy from the pace of negotiations regarding its staffing.

Byron Central Hospital ‘best we can get for you’

The construction of Byron Central Hospital will come in on time on budget, and 18 per cent ahead of the state’s energy saving targets, according to NSW Health Infrastructure. But an operating theatre could still be five years away.

Hospital staff call for job certainty

While the construction of the new Byron Central Hospital continues ahead of schedule, unions representing local health professionals say they are facing job insecurity owing to bureaucrats not providing staffing plans.

Feds step in to fix up Casino Hospital

The federal government has stepped into the breach to fix up the ailing emergency department at Casino Hospital after the state government, which has responsibility for hospitals, failed to find the money.

Health district CEO Chris Crawford retires

The at-times controversial chief executive of the Northern NSW Local Health District, Chris Crawford, has announced he will retire at the end of his current five-year term in December.

New Byron hospital to open next July

Byron’s brand new Colorbond hospital at Ewingsdale is set to open its doors by mid-next year, albeit without the operating theatre component, which could open by December – or not at all.

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

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...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...