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Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.

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Big donation and new poetry competition for BR4R

Local community group Ballina Region for Refugees is having a big month, with a major anonymous donation amongst other news.

Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

Bananas better than banana benders’ bananas

S Haslam It’s a big claim, that our local farmers markets have better bananas than the bananas of the very...

Some insights from Malcolm Turnbull

From the deceptive and underhanded conduct of our current Prime Minister ScMo, to the destructive impact of Tony Abbott and the far right of the Australian political and media scene, A Bigger Picture, by Malcolm Turnbull, provides an interesting insight into how he perceives the Australian political landscape.

It’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Dementia Australia is calling for all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms elder abuse can take and to be alert to vulnerable Australians, including people who live with dementia. 

Loft: top of the town

  S Haslam Winter doesn’t have to mean hibernation! Shake off those winter woolies and enjoy the best of town again.  Loft...

Stories about "youth and driving":

Driver eduction program hoping to fast-track training facility

Nationals MP Kevin Hogan has promised that a re-elected Turnbull government would stump up $250,000 for the Southern Cross LADS project, which aims to provide a facilty to teach young people how to drive safely. Labor's Janelle Saffin promised funding four years ago but lost the election.

Drugs, driving and alcohol: students learn the RRISK

This month nearly 5,000 year 11 students will attend seminars around the region aimed to make them better drivers and to manage the the classic teenage risks of drugs, alcohol and driving.

Young drivers and speeding a fatal cocktail

Peter Roberts, Byron Bay. Between the age of 20 and 28, I had several serious, life threatening motor vehicle accidents. All were at speeds in excess of 100kph and all were terrifying. I should have died in any one of these crashes.

No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in every imaginable institution, by courageous...

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may make laws regarding health, but...