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Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

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Koala groups lobby Tweed MP Geoff Provest for action

Local koala groups have been taking action to protect NSW koalas by meeting with Tweed State Member of Parliament, Geoff Provest seeking his support for action on koala protections and asking him not to support the koala killing legislation his government are putting forward.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

TAFE job cuts not so bad, says Nationals MLC 

Ms Saffin said last week that 29 local jobs were going under restructures and that almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs will be slashed.

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Children approached by stranger in Murwillumbah

Police say a Queensland man has been charged following two alleged child approaches in Murwillumbah today.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

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Mullumbimby artist Anne Leon poses with her colourful silkscreen fish socks at the Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast. Thousands of people descended on the beach at the weekend for the 11th annual Swell Sculpture Festival, which featured a stunning display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists. The festival, which runs until  22 September, is free and open all hours with organisers saying a selection of sculptures reveal ‘a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky’.

Photo Jeff  ‘Sox Suck’ Dawson


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