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Investment fraud charges – Gold Coast

Detectives from the Financial and Cyber Crime Group have arrested and charged five people in relation to an alleged ‘boiler room’ investment fraud operating on the Gold Coast.

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Time to go? The costly impact of climate change on the housing hip pocket

Jennifer Woods had lived in Wagga Wagga her whole life, a single parent of four children, a social worker and no stranger to what life on a floodplain might throw the way of anyone living there: the town has learnt to cope with floods – 60 have been registered since Federation.

Byron Bay local is 2024 Glover Prize Finalist

Local watercolourist Dave Sparkes has been selected as a finalist in the 2024 John Glover Prize, Australia’s prestigious landscape award.

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Bulldozers

Council’s excuse for letting the bulldozers into the Wallum site is that it will lose in court and waste...

Bypass the supermarket duopoly

With more and more people feeling the pressures of Australia’s cost-of-living crisis and the government launching investigations into supermarket...

Punishment

There is a justice problem in criminal assault cases if a person who claims to have been assaulted makes...

Stories about "peace":

Mandy Nolans Soapbox: Peace Today Peace Tomorrow

Why is peace so hard? As the assault on Gaza resumes I am reminded of the quote by Albert Einstein: ‘Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding’.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Peace 2.0

Are we heading towards war? According to some media outlets, a war with China could be as little as three years away. Politically, banging...

Lighting a candle for peace in Lismore

Lighting-a-candle-for-peace on the eve of ANZAC Day will be held next Monday, April 24, at Lismore Anglican St Andrew’s Church.

Steps toward peace

Deborah & Mick Stacey, Ballina  The anti-war/anti-nuclear movement may not be what it has been in the past, (millions of people marching, and direct action...

Dunstan’s Peacebus needs upgrade

At 76 years, the longtime and far-ranging peace, justice and environmental activist, Graeme Dunstan needs a little help to keep his Peacebus rolling on...

Nimbin peace activist speaks out about militarism

Long-time peace activist, Graeme Dunstan, has just returned from a blockade of Victoria’s Swan Island ASIS/SAS base, and will be sharing his experiences at a forum to be held at the Byron Theatre on Saturday.

How to supply water to the increasing population?

It is predicted that the next 40 years will see the demand for water increase by 50 per cent in the local government areas that Rous County Council supply with water.

Protections can’t wait another seven years for NSW critical habitat 

Protections are needed now for native habitat in NSW as the state has seen a significant increase in native habitat clearing following the NSW...

Appeal following attempted abduction – Tweed Heads

Investigators are appealing for public assistance as investigations continue into an attempted abduction in Tweed Heads at the weekend.

Floodplain fury

With the two-year flood anniversary being recognised this week, Council appears to be pushing on with its plans to seek approval from the state government for floodplain development in Mullumbimby.