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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

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Missing teen – Tweed Heads

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a boy reported missing from Tweed Heads.

Missing teen located safe and well near Tweed Heads

A teen missing in the state’s North has been located safe and well.

FB censorship

Dean Jefferys, Mullumbimby I feel concerned about the level of censorship on FB, Instagram, YouTube, MSM, local online groups and elsewhere...

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Taxpayers paying through the nose for the destruction of Casino to Murwillumbah train line

Louise Doran, Ocean Shores  On 14 January, 2015 The Echo comment ‘Railroaded’ quoted Don Page’s (Nationals then MP for Ballina) 2004...

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Stories about "PETA":

Dairy industry grasping at seaweed

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia The dairy industry, drowning under public scrutiny of its woeful animal welfare record and environmental destructiveness, is no longer clutching at...

PETA sends Gladys a COVIDSafe gift

Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), have delivered a small COVIDSafe gift to the NSW Premier.

PETA sees silver lining in puppy scam arrest

The recent arrest of a Sydney fraudster for selling imaginary puppies concluded a one month investigation by police, after numerous people around the country paid for pure-bred puppies that never arrived.

Cruelty to animals link with homicide is clear

Claire Fryer, 
campaigns coordinator, 
PETA Australia. People of the Goulburn region and throughout NSW are rightly dismayed at the light sentence handed out in the case of the real estate agent who allowed hundreds of sheep to die in agony on his farm.

Poison use in dog baits cruel

Desmond Bellamy, Special Projects Coordinator, PETA Australia. PETA recognises the need to control wild, or feral, dog populations in Australia. We cannot, however, support the use by the NPWS of 1080 baits.

Seeing animals not as meals

Desmond Bellamy
, PETA Australia. When I tell people that I just finished my Honours degree with a thesis on cannibalism in the movies, the main response I get is 'what the…?'

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Byron carjacker and stolen vehicle still not found

Police say that a man carjacked a 17-year-old in Byron Bay just before midnight on Friday.

Man arrested after shots fired in Dunoon

A police report says a 63-year-old man man has been arrested following multiple public place shots fired overnight.

Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

Gary Opit, Brunswick Heads On 22 February residents on Jones Road noticed a major police operation with officers from eight police cars and associated dogs entering...