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French Film Festival – just delicious

This year’s French Film Festival opening night choice is a unique adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s thrilling and beloved classic novel The Three Musketeers. In a double blockbuster film production nominated for six César awards, from director Martin Bourboulon, the opening instalment, D’Artagnan, will open the festival.

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Firefighters called to Bruns Bakery yesterday

Fire and Rescue NSW say they attended commercial premises in Fingal Street in Brunswick Heads after reports of an electrical fire at 4pm yesterday afternoon.

Fire danger period to end early for Northern Rivers

Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Kyogle, Lismore, Richmond Valley and Clarence Valley are among the local government areas (LGAs) that will see an early end to  the Bush Fire Danger Period.

First Australian made and owned rocket test flight coming…

Gilmour Space Technologies is looking to put Australia on the map when it comes to space flight with the first test flight of an Australian-made and owned rocket coming in a few months.

How would you stop koalas going extinct in the wild?

The strategy for koala conservation is currently under review and the community is being asked for feedback on the best ways to help NSW’s endangered koalas.

Byron Bay set to play Lennox Head to decide second-grade premiership

Byron Bay and Lennox Head will face each other in this year’s grand final of the Far North Coast...

Simon Kennedy preselected for ScoMo’s old seat

Having failed to win John Howard's old seat of Bennelong in 2022, management consultant Simon Kennedy has been selected to contest Scott Morrison's seat of Cook for the Liberals, which has been vacated now that the former prime minister has left parliament.

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The science of Japanese encephalitis

Changing climate and favourable conditions are seeing Japanese encephalitis virus spread widely in Australia. What is this virus, and what’s being done about it?

Itchy? It could be a tick bite

It’s now tick season, and with Australians generally having a low awareness of the major health issues they can cause, now is the time to get informed.

Help needed for Lyme research

Amanda Bannatyne, Mullumbimby. I'd like to weigh in on the ‘controversial’ discussion of Lyme disease currently occurring in Australia.

Lyme: a dangerous disease that gets under your skin

We freak out when our beloved pets get a tick, but little do we know that even the smallest of infected ticks can pass on numerous life-threatening infections to humans.

Interview with Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel is a renowned Australian musical collective celebrated for their pioneering fusion of diverse genres. Their latest masterpiece, Alectura is an innovative album that once again showcases the band’s expertise in blending organic house and melodic house with captivating rhythms, beats, and global influences.

Concerned about climate change and societal collapse?

Join a Q&A with Jem Bendell for one night only in Byron Bay – Professor of Sustainability, Jem Bendell, was one of the first to directly name and speak out about what the climate crisis means for our civilisation. His seminal paper Deep Adaptation started a global movement by that name as well as inspiring the creation of Extinction Rebellion.

Seedlings: start another Big Scrub

Victoria Cosford There’s something about trees that makes people happy, that evokes a positive response. I’m standing at the newish ReForest Now stall at the...

National inquiry highlights the importance of shopping locally

The final report of the Inquiry into Price Gouging and Unfair Pricing Practices released last month revealed big business has worsened the cost-of-living crisis...