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Dr Matt Landos, East Ballina There is the real news and then there is the fake news. The radio news announced...

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Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its...

Northern Rivers policeman accused of youth assault acquitted

Magistrate Michael Dakin has ordered a common assault charge against a former Byron-based policeman be dropped after an altercation involving a naked youth in Byron Bay three years ago.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: There is no place like home… actually there are no places

Local low income residents in Byron Bay are the human koalas of our Shire. They too have lost much of their habitat. We need affordable housing now, not in three years, or five years, or ten. Now.

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

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Cheers all round for Wedgetail Retreat

As you can imagine, providing round the clock care for people in their last days of life is a costly business. In fact, the retreat needs to raise $500,000 a year just to pay its staff.

NRCF continues to help those in need

The Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) distributed around $114,000 to a range of social, arts and environmental groups throughout the northern rivers region at Monday’s annual grants ceremony.

Seeking support for end-of-life choices

Caring for people who are dying and giving them the a chance to conclude their time here with family and friends in an environment of care and understanding was the dream that lead to establishing Tweed Palliative Support

Tweed hospice president an Australian of the Year finalist

Meredith Dennis, the inspiring head of Tweed-based charity Tweed Palliative Support and Wedgetail Retreat community hospice, has just been announced as a NSW Finalist in the 2017 Australian of the Year Awards.

Monkey see

Daniel Brown, Byron Bay Back in my early youth growing up in Mt Eliza Victoria in the ‘90s I’d secretly look up to and admire...

Australia’s bastardry

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay Australia has a long string of racist and anti-humanitarian policies. These range from its treatment of Aboriginal people, complicity...

Mt Warning ban

Chris Gee, Byron Bay Indigenous readers be advised that the following letter contains references to persons deceased. I read with some interest and also, I am...

‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...