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ARTEXPRESS to visit Tweed Regional Gallery

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is one of only two regional venues exhibiting ARTEXPRESS 2022. The exhibition is an annual showcase of exemplary artworks from the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW.

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Very wet and very dry: unprecedented droughts and hyper-damaging floods in the future

The world will be pushed to more weather extremes in coming decades, according to two studies which carry stark warnings of floods and droughts, respectively.

Diner Lennox – true hospitality

The Diner Lennox is a true community-based restaurant run by a couple of guys who love hospitality, and get...

Active Fest and Olympics heading to Byron

Want a fun day of netball, rugby league, soccer, skateboarding, BMX, baseball 5, or tennis? The Active Fest is coming to the Cavanbah Centre in Byron on July 14.

Trees Not Bombs gone but not forgotten

On Friday evening the space that was home for the Trees Not Bombs recovery café stood empty of its tent, pots and pans, makeshift kitchen sink and cups of tea and cake, but the most noticeable absence was the smiles and support of the volunteers.

Australian-first Surf Series and workshops ends in Lennox Head on Sunday

It might be cold outside but that's not stopping women who love to surf and over 100 women and girls will participate in the first female event series in Australia on Sunday at Lennox Head.

Playing with fire

Victoria Cosford It’s my latest obsession; native thyme infused vinegar. Herby, a little sweet – it’s a knockout – a...

The Mullum Brunswick Milo Squad’s participation at the first Test Match at the Gabba in Brisbane is in the bag. The junior squad provided the lunchtime entertainment for the crowd enjoying the South Africa v Australia clash on the fourth day’s play.

A bunch of lucky locals played on the Gabba turf in front of thousands, and then sat in the stands to watch Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke fight the good fight.

Mr Ponting thought the Mullum Bruns cricketers so talented that he bombed their very important photo shoot at the Gabba. Ricky kept pestering the kids for autographs and insisted on joining them for their press conference. Either that, or he just happened to be warming up in the background while they posed near the practice nets.

 

 


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Australia to light the way with industrial-scale power

Big ideas are easy. Finding the big money and big names to back them is not. But a long-term plan to turn WA’s Pilbara into the largest renewable energy hub in the world has just taken a giant leap forward.

Koori Mail wins NAIDOC Week award

Local media outlet and responder to the February and March floods, the Koori Mail was honoured at the annual National NAIDOC Week Awards held on Narrm Country on Saturday evening.

Active Fest and Olympics heading to Byron

Want a fun day of netball, rugby league, soccer, skateboarding, BMX, baseball 5, or tennis? The Active Fest is coming to the Cavanbah Centre in Byron on July 14.

First Nations Voice in Council moves closer

Byron Council will aim to give local First Nations people a role in its decision-making process by September 2024, echoing the newly-elected federal government’s pledge to honour the Uluru Statement from the Heart.