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April 24, 2024

Floating on a vision

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New data reveals NSW social housing waitlist blowout

A fresh analysis by Homelessness NSW reveals where people are waiting the longest for social housing, sparking calls to double the supply of social homes and boost services funding.

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REDinc’s new Performing Arts Centre is go!

It’s been a long wait, but two years on from the 2022 flood REDinc in Lismore have announced the official opening of a new Performing Arts Centre.

Celebrating Tweed Museum’s 20th anniversary with all and everything

A stunning new exhibition has opened to celebrate the Tweed Regional Museum's 20th anniversary – Omnia: all and everything.

Paul Watson has his say on Sea Shepherd ousting

Regarding your article concerning the split in Sea Shepherd. I established Sea Shepherd as a global movement, not as an organisation, controlled by a few men. It was a democratic association of independent national entities

WATER Northern Rivers says Rous County Council is wrong

WATER Northern Rivers Alliance says despite decades of objection, Rous County Council have just commissioned yet another heritage and biodiversity study in the Rocky Creek valley, between Dunoon and The Channon, in the heart of the Northern Rivers.

Flood insurance inquiry’s North Coast hearings 

A public hearing into insurers’ responses to the 2022 flood was held in Lismore last Thursday, with one local insurance brokerage business owner describing the compact that exists between insurers and society as ‘broken’. 

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

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Comprising members of some of the most expansive, expressive and progressive Australian bands of the past two decades, FloatingMe definitely have pedigree on their side, but even more exciting is the fact they’re looking at a much bigger picture – one that takes what they’ve collectively done in the past and balloons it into 3D.

It’s rare to find a band with a vision so broad and the skills to back it all up. It’s even more rare when a band manages to convert those enviable attributes into engaging songs.

The seeds of FloatingMe were actually sown in LA in the late 90s, where Borich and Gillespie found themselves between bands. After returning to Australia, Gillespie, Brown and Messiter started stitching together the epic threads of rock and electronica that would eventually become FloatingMe and Borich was bought back to help on a track. You can float away with the boys at the Hotel Great Northern on Saturday.


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