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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

Poison killing wildlife

Take bird-killing poisons off our supermarket and hardware shelves. Rodent poison containing SGAR is having a devastating effect on...

Reclaim Our Future koalas pay a visit to Federal MP

Today Extinction Rebellion Lismore will make sure the federal member for Page hasn’t forgotten about the black summer bushfires and their devastating impact on NSW’s koala population.

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may...

STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually...

STP inches closer

Paul Bibby’s article ‘Ocean Shores STP (OS STP) inches closer to closure’ (6 October) raises some questions with me...

Stories about "slavery":

A life of ‘slavery’ – sorry, ‘stolen wages’ – under QLD’s Aboriginal ‘Protection’ Act

Eighty-year-old Hans Pearson says it was coming to the point of slavery before the QLD government agreed to pay indigenous workers back their stolen wages.

Lismore’s freedom walk highlights slavery in Australia

A Walk for Freedom in Lismore next Saturday (15 October) will shine a spotlight on the 27 million men, women, and children  trapped in...

Govt to crack down on human slavery

The federal government will ramp up efforts to combat human trafficking, slavery and force marriages by launching a national action plan on Tuesday.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.