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Locals hammer at Margaret River Pro

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The earliest unequivocally modern human remains in Africa

There may be earlier remains of modern humans – but science is certain about these ones.

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Stop Forestry Corporation causing ‘serious and irreversible harm’ to burnt out State Forests

A leaked report revealed that the independent report from the Natural Resources Commission’s to the NSW government to stop logging areas hardest hit by the Black Summer bushfires had been ignored.

Lismore Council votes in Cr Peter Colby as the new Deputy Mayor

The new Lismore Council met last night for the first time and one of the first orders of business was to elect a Deputy Mayor. The position will be held until September this year.

An unexpected vote for two Rous representatives from Lismore Council

Last night the new Lismore City Council voted for two Councillors to represent Lismore on Rous County Council, even though the agenda was clear that Rous County Council voting had been excluded owing to the requirement for a minimum nomination period of 21 days.

COVID infections

My dear old aunty just died of COVID-19 in a Sydney nursing home. Locally, my son and daughter-in-law have had...

776 cases of COVID-19 in the Northern Rivers in last 24 hours

There’s no shortage of positive COVID-19 cases in the Northern NSW Health District with the current count likely to be an underestimation of the numbers due to the overwhelmed testing capacity.

RATs to the rescue: understanding our transition to rapid antigen testing

At-home testing kits herald a new phase of pandemic management – but how do they work? Pivoting quickly from the...

The 2014 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro is stop #2 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Men’s World Championship Tour – the locals are hitting the waves hard and making a strong impression on their west coast brothers and sisters.

Stephanie Gilmore of Tweed Heads, Gold Coast, Australia (pictured), advanced into Round 3 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia in Round 1 at Margaret River. Photo ASP  Kelly Cestari
Stephanie Gilmore of Tweed Heads advanced into Round 3 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia defeating Paige Hareb (NZL) and Pauline Ado (FRA) in Round 1 at Margaret River yesterday. Photo ASP Kelly Cestari.

 

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Mick Fanning of Coolangatta advanced into Round 3 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia, defeating Nathan Hedge (AUS) and Matt Wilkinson (AUS) in Round 1 – Photo ASP Kelly Cestari,

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Adam Melling of Lennox Head advanced into Round 3 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia, defeating Joel Parkinson (AUS) and Mitch Coleborn (AUS) in Round 1 at Margaret River. Photo – ASP / Kelly Cestari

 

 


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The Greens launch NurseKeeper for nurses and paramedics

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Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

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