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Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

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Opinion: What a Dutton might say, and did…

'At a recent gathering, I murmured something faintly conservative, and quick as a flash I was called a "Dutton"...' 

Hydro cannabis bust in Tweed

Police have confiscated equipment they say was being used for a hydroponic cannabis station set up in a Tweed Heads garage.

Ammunition

Danny Wakil demonstrates as much knowledge of the facts on the ground in Palestine/Israel as a duck knows of...

Fairness in IR

The righteous outrage emanating from the western political class and its mass media over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine might...

Women scientists are less likely to be credited for their work

Gender gap in publication and patent authorship suggests women’s contributions to science are ignored or unappreciated.

Missing teenager found

Police say a thirteen-year-old girl reported missing from Tweed Heads earlier this week has been found safe and well.

Stories about "The Big Prawn":

S Sorrensen’s Here & Now: The raw prawn

I remember when the Big Prawn was in an awful state. Feelers broken, shell peeling. Pale and graffitied, the poor prawn didn’t even have a tail. Those were bad days for Ballina. The Big Prawn is the symbol of Ballina, even more than the mobility scooter.

Fooling no one

Danny Wakil isn’t fooling anyone (Letters, 15 June). He is obviously pro-Israel, but his tone and talking points belie his claim to be pro-Palestinian,...

Building hei(s)(gh)ts

I also strongly agree with David Gilet and Paul McCarthy on the creeping cancer of increased building heights/heists in Byron CBD, and I have...

Palestine’s ‘terra nullius’ and children’s body armour

Firstly, the Zionist regime of Israel is an apartheid regime. It is based on the dispossession, expropriation, expulsion and oppression of the Palestinian people. This...

Lismore council flirts with ‘koala-killer’ status

The fate of one of the state’s last koala populations appears to lie in the hands of the Lismore City Council after an extraordinary meeting Thursday afternoon.