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An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

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An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.

Bob Brown arrested in the Styx

Yesterday Dr Bob Brown was arrested alongside activists Colette Harmsen and Ali Alishah in a logging coupe on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. All three were taken to the Bridgewater Police Station.

Matcha Byron

The cornerstone of traditional Japanese tea ceremonies for centuries, matcha is enjoying a burst of popularity for its health benefits. It’s finely ground green tea – its vibrant colour is due to the leaves’ high chlorophyll levels, and it’s supercharged with antioxidants.

Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

1,000 people attend BJJ tournament

Over 1,000 people flocked to Byron Bay on the weekend to either compete or spectate at one of Australia’s...

Stories about "Sexual Assault":

Man charged after aged-care resident allegedly sexually assaulted

Sex Crimes Squad detectives have charged a man following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at an aged care home in the state’s north.

Break-in, sexual touching at Banora Point – police seek assistance

Police have released CCTV in an appeal for public assistance as investigations continue into an alleged break-in and sexual touching at Banora Point.

Man charged over sexual assault – Bondi Beach

NSW Police say that after a report was made in the Tweed/Byron district, a man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault in Sydney’s east last year.

Sexual assault appeal, Gold Coast District 

Police have charged a 50-year-old man for allegedly drugging, raping and sexually assaulting women on the Gold Coast over four months, while claiming to be a spiritual healer.  

Young girl raped – Goonellabah man charged

NSW police say a man will appear in court today charged over the alleged sexual assault of a young girl at Goonellabah earlier this week.

Editorial – Council restart and the most unsafe house in the nation 

Expectations of government have been undermined – so where to from here and how to rebuild a nation based on good politics.

Charges over alleged historical sexual assault of three girls – Tweed Heads

NSW Police say a man has been extradited from Queensland and charged over the alleged historical sexual assault of three young girls in the state’s north.

Teacher charged over alleged historical sexual assault of student – Ballina

A man has been extradited from Queensland and charged after an alleged historical sexual assault of a student in Ballina.

Kingscliff man charged over rape allegations

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

Editorial – Dear diary

As if I don’t have enough to deal with, my empathy coach just cancelled my appointments because someone in his family ‘just died unexpectedly’.

Police confirm two babies dead on February 11 in Mullumbimby

NSW Police have confirmed that at about 2am Sunday 11 February, emergency services were called to a home in Mullumbimby following reports of a concern for welfare.

Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

Affordable housing summit next week

As the affordable housing issue shows no signs of easing in the near future, key figures in the housing, property, and finance sectors will come together to tackle the country’s housing challenges at the ninth Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.