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  • OUR FORESTS ARE WORTH MORE STANDING

    The end of native forest logging in NSW is on the horizon – but it can’t come fast enough for the climate and the environment.  No matter what the Government
  • Public Health Forum

    There will be a Public Health Forum being conducted by Manning Great Lakes Community Health Action Group at Black Head Surf Club on Wednesday February 22nd at 7pm.  The forum
  • Master Craft Birds!

    Over weeks we watched two Willy Wagtails swish and dart around our pot plants and outside window ledges thinking they were hunting bugs and flies to eat. However one morning
  • COASTAL DEVELOPMENT OUT OF CONTROL

    ‘Zombie’ development applications (DAs that were granted decades ago before proper environmental regulation), dodgy ecological assessments and offsets, hundreds of hectares of threatened species habitat at risk, new buildings on
  • LESSONS IN THE LOCK UP – A PRISON TEACHER’S ACCOUNT

    Crime has the dual effect of repelling you and drawing you in. Movies, books, television, and the internet are saturated with tales of crime. And true crime outrates fiction. There
  • CHASING WRONGS AND RIGHTS

    A personal journey of fighting for justice around the world.  Elaine Pearson Scribner RRP $34.99 These are the words of Leila de Lima, the fearless and tenacious lawyer and chair
  • WANDERING WITH INTENT

    Kim Mahood Scribe RRP $35 Kim Mahood’s previous books have illustrated not only her skill at evoking place, culture, history of Aboriginal country through her work as an artist, collaborator,
  • HUMANITY’S MOMENT A CLIMATE SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR HOPE

    Joelle Gergis Published by Black Inc 2022 RRP $34.99 Joelle Gergis is an award-winning climate scientist and a lead author for the Sixth Assessment Report of the United Nations’ Intergovernmental

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  • Fishing

    FINDING THE PERFECT BOAT

    By now our holiday visitors would have worked out that Port Stephens and the surrounding coastline are a boating and fishing paradise. If you
  • Collectibles

    Antiques and Collectables

    Collect the past and invest in your future, with an accumulation of knowledge from great finds.  I love the information that comes from searching out
  • Your say

    Your Say

    Dear Editor, I love the English language, always have done since starting to read at four. I’ve written a lot of books, edited and published

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