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Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

Terry Sharples is a retired accountant living in the Tweed Shire and running as an Independent for the federal...

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Lennox Longboard ‘One Dayer’ going ahead

The organisers of the 2022 Rip Curl Lennox Longboard 'One Dayer' are hoping it will be third time lucky after their event was postponed due to COVID and then catastrophic flooding. The event is now scheduled for this Sunday, 15 May.

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I heard on the radio this morning (1 May) that a man spent ‘a record 48 hours’ in a...

‘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.

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...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

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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.

NORPA is seeking a professional stage manager and a production assistant to join 10 cast and creatives from all over Australia for its first show of the season, the homegrown Railway Wonderland. It will be performed at the disused Lismore Railway Station in March.

Requiring fewer professional skills but equal amounts of passion are the roles youth ambassadors and NORPA volunteers. Youth ambassadors (aged 16–26) take part in a year-long program of behind-the-scenes experiences and workshops and get to see all NORPA shows. Volunteers fulfill most front-of-house roles, including ushers and bar staff, and assist on box office.

Visit www.norpa.org.au or phone 1300 066 772 for more information.

NORPA is also farewelling their much-loved and hardworking general manager Delia O’Hara, who is moving to Sydney to take up a new position.


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2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.