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Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

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Xavier Rudd joins Save Wallum campaign

Popular musician Xavier Rudd has publicly backed the Save Wallum campaign against a controversial housing estate at Brunswick Heads in the Byron Shire.

Appeal to locate woman missing from Rosebank

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman missing from Rosebank.

Serious two-vehicle crash – Alstonville

A man is in a serious condition following a two-vehicle crash in Alstonville on Monday.

SCU Lismore ‘suspends’ music degree, adds others

The Bachelor of Contemporary Music has been ‘suspended’ from Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus, owing to ‘low demand’ from students, a spokesperson says.

Protect the beach and coast

The last time my late father visited Byron Bay, I saw a tear roll down his cheek as he...

No room for koalas in budget?

Friends of the Koala is not impressed by the lack of provision for wildlife protection in the federal budget announced last night, as species including the koala move closer to extinction.

Stories about "republicanism":

Poor fella, my country

Jack Sugarman, Hayters Hill. If this letter is published then William Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and his celebrity wife Kate Middle Class will have pissed off home after attending our Anzac Day. Good.

No head of state

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby. Mungo reckons we should dispense with the governor-general as a stand-in for the British monarchy and appoint our own head of state. Why?

Editorial – Just another unjust moment in history

Justice has been served and it’s a shit sandwich: whistleblower David McBride is now the first person to be sentenced to jail in Australia for reporting war crimes.

What do young people want and what do they think needs to change?

The ‘Your Voice, Our Future’ survey has been launched and is asking young people to put forward their views on what is important to them. 

Conciliation meeting over Broadwater floodplain development terminated

Richmond Valley Council refused a development application for a 60-lot residential development on flood-prone land on Rileys Hill Road, Broadwater, close to the Richmond River in October 2023. 

Pickleball takes Alstonville by storm as new courts open

Alstonville now boasts tournament-standard pickleball courts that opened to an enthusiastic crowd and players last Saturday despite the rain.