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Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

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AEC says COVID voters can phone from home

The AEC says that voters who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 will be able to phone in their vote in the federal election.

Easy equation

In terms of the economy. Billions of dollars spent on armaments and the supporting structures, at the expense, the...

Kashmir Miller: ‘the Green wave will expand’

Taking her first but definitely not her last steps into federal politics, the election campaign for Greens candidate for Page, Kashmir Miller, was exciting and tricky.

Why I’m voting Greens 1 on Saturday

What exciting times we live in. Never has there been a better time to be politically engaged than now. This election is like no other. With the problems of the world bearing down on us, now is the time to make your voice heard.

Coal fired. How are the major parties planning for its end?

There’s very little economic future for fossil fuels, even if you ignore the environmental effects. Renewable energy is cheaper, including battery storage.

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

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Legendary filmmakers honoured in stamps

Iconic Australian filmmakers are being honoured in this year’s Australia Post Legends Awards, celebrating the contributions of five film directors to Australian culture and the global film industry.

Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.