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Infrastructure for east end of Mullum

Mullumbimby was founded 135 years ago. In the 1960s sewerage was introduced, as was I suppose drainage infrastructure. Are...

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Rural roads need a path to recovery

The recent and continuing rains have turned many of our roads into a sodden mud puddle and the NSW Farmers have renewed calls for real action on road infrastructure funding after continual damage on roads and bridges across the state.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Shopping Centres Scare Me

I feel trapped. There isn’t a single time I attend where I don’t check my proximity to the exits, or imagine what I’d do if there was a fire, or worse, a shooter. The sense of being enclosed is unnatural, I can’t tell what time of day it is, I lose my sense of direction. It’s designed to be disorienting. It feels otherworldly. And never in a good way. They are designed to make you stay longer. They are by design, disorienting.

Wage peace not war

Northern Rivers Peace group, Remembering and Healing is inviting all community members to a peace gathering on the eve of ANZAC Day.

Transgender rights

Mandy Nolan might be surprised to discover how many women of all political persuasions, feminists or not, are alarmed...

Teenager arrested following an alleged stabbing

A teenager remains in police custody following an alleged stabbing at a church in Sydney’s south-west overnight.

Sweet, juicy and unique, Brisbane-based Pear and the Awkward Orchestra are a quirky, memorable musical offering: whimsical folk-pop roots from a mini-orchestra of diverse instrumentation and sparse arrangements supporting an emotive and powerful voice and gritty, personal songs.

With EPs Russian Doll, released in 2007, and Something Will Come, released in 2009, this unique band have enjoyed critical acclaim and regular airplay. Their beautiful handmade, ecologically sustainable merchandise has to be seen to be believed.

The Pear will support A French Butler Called Smith at the Currumbin Soundlounge on Friday


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Save Wallum now

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Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...

The bridges of Ballina Council

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Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.