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May 29, 2022

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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

Other News

COVID-19 update for the NNSWLHD – May 23

The Northern NSW Local Health District reports that to 4pm yesterday, Sunday May 22, there were 40 COVID-19 positive patients in hospital in Northern NSW, with one of these in ICU.

NSW Upper House wants to hear about the floods

The NSW Upper House is inviting members of the community to speak at about their experiences in the February and March floods.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

Kindness on rise in Ballina and beyond

A community battered by natural disasters and COVID is still finding room in its heart for refugees and asylum seekers, according to Ballina Region for Refugees Vice President Stanley Yeo.

A woman on fire with nothing to lose

As a brand new MLC, Sue Higginson’s first week in the NSW Upper House has been huge but she says it’s a taste of things to come.

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

After stunning audiences with three shows at Woodford Folk Festival earlier this year, Invisible Friend bring their mesmerising roots, funk and blues-tinged tunes to the Byron Bay Brewery for the Australia Day bash. Recently described as a ‘psychedelic wonderland’ during their Woodford experience, the IF machine released their latest acclaimed album Sunroom through Vitamin Records / iTunes / Sunroom last year, and have since invigorated the live Aussie music scene and radioland with their infectious original anthems, riddled with their trademark songwriting brilliance, potent hooks and grooves and signature multi-lead harmony vocals. The band are joined by Blake Nobel & The Ninja Stars, the obligatory sausage sizzle, giveaways, prizes and a whole lotta  party!  Free entry.


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Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

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Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

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Progress at Ross Lane?

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