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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

Hundreds of local surfers and water-lovers will paddle out at Clarke’s Beach over the weekend to protest against a massive oil and gas field proposed for the NSW coast.

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Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news, like, this afternoon (April 20), that 370+ kilos of tuna...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Come and try basketball in Byron

The next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin, turned up to a ‘come and try day’...

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Board defends its management of Mullum Rural Co-op

The issue of potential fraud and financial mismanagement was a key part of the response from Mullumbimby Rural Co-op...

Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

Tweed Byron police have arrested a 35-year-old Kingscliff man over rape allegations.

Stories about "religion":

Shopping for a new religion? Here’s one where Gaia is the supernatural

In the absence of a ‘religion devoted to a healthy environment and a sustainable human civilisation’, environmental scientist and author Guy Lane decided to start one.

Thus spake Mungo: sex, religion and politics 100 days after ScoMo’s win

The showdown over religion could well provoke a serious schism, speaketh Mungo. Trouble is brewing in the mess.

The Easter myth and the decline of religion

Christianity is in relentless decline in the West and one reason is clear enough: it cherishes faith in metaphysical beliefs that are entirely baseless.

Editorial: A climate of duality

The human condition and the nature of the universe – a battle between good and evil, synaptic anomalies or just chaotic randomness...

Even bad politicians can show the way

Hayo van der Woude, Mullumbimby. Arch conservatives Donald Trump and Tony Abbott have packaged their aggression as compassion, according to Waleed Aly (SMH, December 12).

The violence written into religious texts

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby. Civilisation is advanced by, among other things, pushing back against the claims of religion, not by bowing to them. Islamic fundamentalism is pushing the other way, against secular humanism, diversity and tolerance, not just in the Middle East but wherever it commands sufficient adherents.

Man dead after boat capsizes near Yamba

Police say a man has died and a second has been taken to hospital after a boat capsized south of Yamba this morning.

Jonson Street bus shelter gone and an era ended

Byron Shire Council says that the wooden bus shelter on Jonson Street outside the Byron Visitors Centre is being removed today with all bus services operating from the new bus interchange on Butler Street in Byron Bay

Upside down river

Tim Harrington, Lennox Head Letter contributor Richard White (letters 21/4/21) quite correctly identifies the Richmond River as an ‘upside down river’ and nowhere is this more...

Ballina Dragons’ great results at Urunga

The Ballina Dragon Boat Racing Club is a group of paddling people from all walks of life who enjoy being out on the water having fun and keeping fit.