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Byron Shire
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Mick woke up this morning to a great epiphany. So, we’ve decided to forget all our activism, we’re going...

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Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

The Lord and that ‘dance’

Two things happened during the last week that perfectly illustrate the federal government’s position on religious discrimination in Australia.

Cartoon of the week – 19 January, 2022

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Community the big winner at Rotary Duck Race

The Richmond River at Fawcett Park in Ballina was full of colour on the weekend for the 30th Rotary Duck Race. The event has raised a quarter of a million dollars for charity over its history in Ballina.

Renew Fest hosts May vigil for grief

Renew Fest will host a weekend-long Vigil For Grief in May 2022, and will return with the festival itself in 2023.

Discourse

Dear Editor, good on you for your piece reminding us about the importance of public discourse. Like you, I find...

Stories about "Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary":

Sea Shepherd welcomes end to Southern Ocean Whaling

Sea Shepherd says its objective of ending the slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary has been realised following Japan's announcement that it will quit the International Whaling Commission.

Sea Shepherd catches Japanese fleet with dead whale in sanctuary

After five weeks of patrolling the Southern Ocean, Sea Shepherd says it located the Japanese whale poachers’ factory whaling vessel in the Australian Whale...

Sea Shepherd condemns Japan’s whaling plans

CEO of Sea Shepherd Global, Captain Alex Cornelissen, has condemned Japan’s plans to return to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales this austral summer. ‘The...

Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The First Fleet arrived (including my...

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression, while claiming there are two...

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.