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End the cult

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Cultural heritage report goes public

A redacted copy of the 2013 Ainsworth Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment document has been made publicly available on the Rous County Council website, clarifying the extensive Widjabul-Wiabul connections with the land which would have been inundated by the Dunoon Dam.

Stories about "water fluoridation":

The dark side of fluoride explored – Part II

As a medical doctor, I find it heartening as I travel throughout New South Wales and Queensland to find so many enlightened and educated people on the contentious subject of artificial water fluoridation.

Supporting free fluoride – one tooth at a time

Steve Mitchell, Newrybar. I would just like to add my voice to the number of people who are concerned about the fluoridation scheme that is going into action. My personal view is that Rous Water have some of the best water in the country and we are very thankful for that. I can see no sense at all for adding anything artificial to it whatsoever.

High court challenge to north coast fluoridation mooted

Veteran anti-fluoride campaigner Al Oshlack is considering mounting a High Court challenge to the practice Australia-wide, while new dosing plants in Lismore and Ballina LGAs are set to go online next month.

Fluoridation is poor public health policy

David McRae, Coffs Harbour. I would think that the small group of protesters against the water fluoridation plant at Corndale represent many thousands in the community.

Fluoride fiasco: Byron residents downstream of plant

Several Byron Shire households face the possibility of being forced to drink fluoridated water or having their supply cut off after the discovery they live downstream of a new fluoridation plant intended to dose Lismore LGA residents.

Fluoride dosing plant protests

The first in a series of major campaigns to halt the construction of four proposed dosing facilities in the northern rivers kicked off Monday morning in Clunes.

Lismore fluoride ‘window’ closed

A last-minute bid by a Lismore Greens councillor to conduct independent community consultation on fluoride has failed after the state government moved to close a window of opportunity at the eleventh hour.

Anti-fluoride campaigners eye new chance

After many months of debate about whether to fluoridate Lismore’s water supply last year, some councillors and activists have seized on a chance for what they consider to be ‘real community consultation’ at last.

Fluoridation battle continues

John W Travis, Byron Bay. Despite his quest for facts, most of Rob Watson’s disparaging comments about my letters to The Echo on fluoridation are hardly factual

Mungo: right on politics, wrong on fluoride

Prof John W Travis, Byron Bay. He may know his politics, but he hasn’t looked closely at the science of fluoridated water. There is virtually no science behind it, and what there is doesn’t support the myth that fluoride is good for us.

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback to human civilisation and possibly...

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

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Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.