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Tripling water harvesting may leave local communities dry

The NSW government was looking to do catchment by catchment analysis to determine the risk to local water supply and rivers from the new rules on water harvesting rights.

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Radiance Kitchen

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It’s National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Australia says volleys are the backbone of the country in times of crisis and emergency.

Saffin seeks $7.5 million for Lismore townhouse developments

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin has made a special request to the NSW Government for $7.5 million to enable two townhouse developments in East Lismore and Goonellabah, which she says would add 66 flood-free, affordable units to the city’s housing stock.

‘Unprecedented’ but not unpredicted – we are now suffering from our failure to listen to scientists’ predictions of the impacts of climate change 30...

As Australians head into another election season just as many parts of the east coast are recovering from ‘unprecedented’ flooding since February, and the national psyche is still reeling from the trauma of the ‘unprecedented’ Black Summer bushfires before that, it is critical now more than ever to vote according to your environmental conscience and fear for the future.

Election 2022

As we edge closer to the federal election, Australia, like most advanced middle-ranking economies is facing some headwind challenges...

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get...

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Whether you are a country/rock/blues or music lover don’t miss the chance to sample some foot- stomping tunes with legendary guitarist Bo Jenkins and his band. If you like your music authentic then Jenkins music reflects the richness of a life playing on river boats and in the bars and clubs of the famous Mississippi Delta including Billy Bob’s and B.J.’s Honkey Tonk to name a few.

This region has bred legends including Sonny Boy Williamson, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Charlie Rich…

Bo has toured with and opened for BB King, Reba McIntyre plus many other country, rock ‘n’ blues acts while touring the south. Seagulls, Saturday.


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