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Youth suicide?

ABC News reporting on youth suicide in remote communities at an alarming rate? The Elders are using Aussie Rules...

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Maive takes on illiteracy in the Northern Rivers

Lismore student Maive McKenzie will be a World Literacy Foundation Youth Ambassador for 2024 and will serve as a local advocate, aiming to increase education and community awareness about the importance of reading and writing and to lift literacy rates in Northern Rivers.  

Wildly Talented Performers

NORPA has announced the cast who will light up the company’s much-anticipated show Wildskin, set to take audiences on a thrilling ride at Lismore Showground in September.

Community search for Gage Wilson to continue

A community search is to continue today for missing 31-year-old Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

Mullet fishers destroy dunes and native plants at Gawandii Beach, Shaws Bay

Locals and Tuckombil Landcare have expressed concerns over damage to the dunes at Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay by fisher people who are accessing the beach for the mullet harvesting season. 

Byron’s No Bones welcomes new head chef Bianca Palmer

No Bones Byron Bay is excited to announce the arrival of their new head chef, Bianca Palmer, saying her ‘extensive culinary background and passion for plant-based cuisine are set to bring a fresh wave of innovation to our restaurant.

Call for immediate ban on logging in the proposed Great Koala National Park 

There will be no more koalas in the wild in NSW by 2050 if we don’t take action to preserve their habitat, according to a NSW state parliamentary inquiry in 2020, but the Nature Conservation Council say NSW Labor still isn’t doing enough.


The north coast music industry’s Dolphin Awards have re-invigorated themselves and this year the Dolphins have attracted big names in to judge such as Robbie Buck (JJJ and ABC Radio National), Tex Perkins, Dean Sutherland (Skunk Hour), Ash Grunwald, Bianca Lindstrom (worked with Sony BMG music), and Sam Cutler (worked with the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Eric Clapton and more).

The record-breaking final count for this year is a whopping 434 entries from 119 musicians/bands across the region with 54 judges adjudicating 21 categories including Best Music Video. The Song of the Year category attracted a huge response with 61 entries in total. The hardest to judge has been the 31 albums of the year.

The awards night is set to be an excellent night of entertainment with eight of the best acts performing on the night. There will be the suspense of finding out who the winners are and some of the prizes on offer are outstanding with five days’ studio time, a national advertising campaign with mentorship, as well as cash prizes to mention a few.

So be part of the twentieth year of the Dolphins on Tuesday 4 December at the Star Court in Lismore. 7.15pm. For tickets phone 6622 5005 or go to www.starcourttheatre.com.au.

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