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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.

Farm tours, tastings and horse riding – confusion over State agritourism SEPP

A lengthy debate took place at the last Tweed Shire Council planning meeting (5 May) around the issue of...

Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

Opinion: It’s time to kick Morrison out

'Grifters come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of background. This one is used to skipping just a step ahead of impending disaster and exposure. Many times in marketing and politics, which he sees as identical pursuits, his nimble lies have saved his career.' 

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

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A national mentoring organisation for young people aged 12 and upwards is now available in Byron Bay.

Blue Rock’s Byron co-ordinator Brad Scarrabelotti told Echonetdaily, ‘We believe that fun, education, guidance and assistance are essential on the journey to leading a fulfilling life and I’m very excited to be able to offer these opportunities to young people in the area where I grew up’.

Blue Rock will be running a number of programs in Byron Bay in the coming months, including a program for young women and a music program run by Djuaan Cockatoo.

Djuaan is now the Sydney co-ordinator for Blue Rock and also works with The Music Outback Foundation.

Mark Gasson, founder and CEO of Blue Rock, was previously involved with the The Uncle Project. For more info visit www.bluerock.org.au or email Brad at [email protected]

Image: Brad Scarrabelotti, Byron Bay co-ordinator pictured with Djuaan Cockatoo, Sydney co-ordinator.


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