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Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination...

Raucous AUKUS

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

Chainsaw accident Ewingsdale

A 44-year-old arborist suffered a serious lower leg injury following a chainsaw accident at a Ewingsdale property yesterday.

One new COVID case in Lismore and Local Health District venues of concerns

Northern NSW Local Health District says there has been one new case of COVID-19 reported for the are to 8pm 17 October.

Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

XR plans two weeks of ‘Reclaim our Future’ protests

Extinction Rebellion Lismore is part of the Northern Rivers push to highlight the issue of climate change and a march and candlelit vigil last night was the start to a fortnight of ‘Reclaim Our Future’ protests.

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Goddess keeps it dry for V-Day in the Bay

The predicted rain managed to behave in an orderly fashion as dozens of woman met the dawn on Main Beach in Byron Bay for the 8th annual V-Day rally.

Vagina, vagina, vagina

Zenith Virago, Brunswick Heads I would just like to thank everyone for your loving messages of congratulations. It was overwhelming to be nominated and to...

Valentine’s, Victory and Vaginas: V-Day is on the way

Byron Bay’s annual V-Day dawn dance will be held on Sunday 14 February, to empower women and call for an end to violence against women and children.

A break in the weather for the annual V-Day protest

An act of Goddess saw the clouds part at Byron Bay this morning for about 80 women who gathered for the annual V-Day event on Main Beach.

The beginning of 2019’s One Billion Rising

Hundreds of women and children and men were not deterred by a few drops of rain at the annual V-Day dawn event on Main Beach at Byron this morning.

V-Day goes off with a splash

At 7am on Valentines Day, some 223 people, mainly female, got their red on for the annual V-Day flash mob on Byron Bay’s Main Beach. 

Vagina Conversations – One billion and rising!

One billion girls and women will be subjected to rape or beatings during their lives. Focus world attention on the need to stop violence against women and join in V-Day at Byron's main beach this valentines day.

1 Billion Rising again in Byron Bay

The women of Byron shire, together with children and many male supporters, will again be out in big numbers on Main Beach as the sun rises on Sunday February 14.

Dehumanisation breeds violent men

Geoff Dawe, Uki. Violent men do not just appear out of thin air. They are made. If boys are raised inhumanly, they will act inhumanly as men.

Women rise and dance to end violence

Scores of women young and old celebrated V Day at dawn on Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Valentine’s Day in an event aimed to end violence against women and girls. WATCH VIDEO

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.

The Rebels and the Wraiths visit Nationals: ‘We are facing a planetary crisis’

As part of a fortnight of climate actions and protests with the Extinction Rebellion, over 30 activists visited MP Kevin Hogan’s office in Lismore yesterday pushing ghostly empty white prams.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.