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Criminalising protest

In another Sstate government descent into criminalising protest, to protect their own government’s sabotage of a liveable planet, last...

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Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley footballers keep pressuring opposition Lennox Football Club

The Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC met up again with a much tougher Lennox FC in the Far North Coast...

Byron women’s AFL narrowly avoids first loss

A battle royale unfolded last Saturday afternoon at the Cavanbah oval when the Byron Bay women’s AFL team took...

Potholes

Who’s with me in launching a class action against Byron and Lismore councils for compensation for us hapless ratepayers...

Developer sparks storage stress

Byron-based property owner/developer, Josh Thompson, has created a shitstorm within the community after trying to evict customers renting 160 units at his ACE storage facility within a week, to make way for 26 warehouses.

Evans Head, Iron Gates DA public planning meeting coming

The current development application (DA) for the flood and bushfire-prone site of the Evans Head, Iron Gates development will go before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) on 30 August.

Lismore Council votes against supporting Assange

At Tuesday's Council meeting Councillor Guise proposed a motion that Council writes to the Federal Government, Prime Minister and relevant Ministers denouncing the extradition of Julian Assange from the UK and urging the Prime Minister to make a public statement denouncing the extradition.

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Protest stops rodeo in Victoria

Vegan Rising activists occupied the arena at the Bendigo Rodeo on Saturday, bringing the 'brutal display of animal abuse' to a halt in what they described as a peaceful but determined action.

Protest halts logging in Wentworth Hills

Activists from The Bob Brown Foundation have today immobilised all logging machinery ripping into ancient native forests in the Wentworth Hills area of Tasmania’s Central Plateau. This protest follows on from a week of protests in the same forest last month, which saw four protesters arrested.

Alon protests against losing his unvaxxed teacher

An 11-year-old boy from Oceans Shores wants his unvaccinated teacher to be able to come back to his school at Brunswick Heads

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

XR to protest outside NAB tomorrow

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Lismore and their supporters say they will protest at the Woodlark Street branch of the National Australia Bank (NAB) from 12pm tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14.

Three arrested at NSW-Queensland border protest

Queensland police held a press conference this afternoon about a protest today held on the Gold Coast as anti-lockdown protesters returned to the Griffith Street border checkpoint on the Queensland-New South Wales border for the second week.

Police action to ‘prevent, disrupt and respond’ to Tweed protest

Though Operation Stay At Home was launched last week to enforce Public Health Orders across NSW, parallel plans were being made for protests, including one held at Tweed Heads today

Fifteen arrested in Brisbane protest

Police say they have arrested fifteen people following protest activity in Brisbane CBD this morning.

Second day of protests at 5G site – Suffolk Park

On the second day of protests, community members are keeping vigil at Suffolk Park at the mobile phone base station site on Bottlebrush Crescent. The group say they plan to stay until Telstra can prove there is no risk from the 5G rollout across the Byron Shire.

Protesters block 5G upgrade at Lennox Head

Protesters at the site of the new 5G tower upgrade at Lennox Head this morning say that the work proposed to commence this afternoon is illegal.

Mullum pods

First, Hans Lovejoy’s article ‘emergency wedged’ was educational, factual and provided valuable information to the community. Michele Grant’s letter (27 July) was emotive overgeneralisations...

Flood residents get $650 from Lismore Council

Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg today announced that 1,558 residents will receive a grant of $650 from the Lismore Flood Appeal.

Barilaro begs off today’s Upper House committee inquiry

Today's scheduled hearing for the Upper House committee inquiry into the appointment of Mr John Barilaro as Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to the Americas has been cancelled.

The COVID-19 Booster: Latest news from the pandemic

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