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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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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 11 May, 2022

It couldn’t be funnier if it was in Byron… oh wait! The Byron Comedy Fest is a carefully curated event...

Primex 2022 postponed due to floods and weather

The Primex 2022 Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo due to take place 19 to 21 May has been postponed following both the recent flooding and predicted adverse weather conditions. 

Work repairing landslips on Tweed’s Scenic Drive won’t start before June

Geotechnical assessments have now been completed for the two landslips near Simpson Drive and Warringa Drive on Scenic Drive at Bilambil Heights.

New Private Native Forestry Code of Practice fails koalas

NSW Farmers has welcomed the changes to the State government’s changes to private native forestry codes (PNFC) that were...

Creating homelessness

Having lived for 80 years on Argyle Street with a history of family living from number 1 to number...

Labor MP calls Greens election ad ‘untruthful and misleading’

Labor MP calls Greens election ad ‘untruthful and misleading’

Uke Mullum has moved to the last Thursday of the month. That means 2012’s first celebration of the UKE falls on Australia Day. Vent your inner Aussie with Stukulele, joined by very special guests, performing great Australian songs from artists such as Slim Dusty, Paul Kelly, Archie Roach, Nick Cave, Peter Allen, Rolf Harris and more. Download the songbook from www.ukemullum.com so you can sing, strum and rejoice. Thursday 26 January from 6:30pm at Mullum’s Courthouse Hotel.

 


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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.

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.

‘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.

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.