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April 12, 2021

Thus spake Mungo #64: Even-handed media? Not likely

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My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

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Francis Cloake in running for National Portrait Prize

Byron Bay's Francis Cloake is one of two Northern Rivers photographers named as a finalist in the prestigious Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Irresistible pastries you can’t go past

Story & photo Lisa Machin  Scratch Patisserie is a household name in the Northern Rivers, and it’s a rare individual...

Local photographer finalist in National Portrait Prize

Lismore-based photographer R J Poole is one of eighty finalists from over 3,000 entries in this year's Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Murwillumbah Arts Trail coming in May

The sixth Murwillumbah Arts Trail is all set for the weekend of 29-30 May 2021. From its beginnings in 2015, the arts trail has grown to be a major festival for the visual arts, as well as a vibrant community event.

Lismore Youth Festival going to be epic

Bigger and better than ever, Lismore Youth Festival will take place across multiple venues in Lismore from 14-16 April.

Kyogle unveils writers fest program

Billed as 'a small-town festival with big ideas', Kyogle Writers Festival is shaping up to be a great celebration of writing. 

Now the election campaign has officially started, the broadcasters are supposed to give the parties even-handed treatment. The public broadcasters, that is. The commercial stations will meanwhile continue their one-eyed support for Abbott.


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