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Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

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Fatal crash near Coffs

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Final kambo witnesses called, inquest yet to hear from Lore Solaris and Cameron Kite

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The 2024 budget wash up

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Byron Rebels continue strong run in local rugby union

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First Nations job seekers in Casino foot in the door to career

Trying to find something you might be interested in doing is always a challenge and local Casino barber Michael Day has come on board to help Aboriginal job seekers the chance to kick start a career in the hair and beauty industry.

Embarking on adventure

The 2024 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Brunswick Heads and the Picture House is calling all adventurers, thrill-seekers, and lovers of the great outdoors. With only two screenings scheduled for 23 and 24 May, tickets are selling fast.

Tex Perkins has played a key role in Australian music.

His career that has taken in everything from the ground breaking experimental punktonica of Sydney mid-80s noiseniks Thug, to the lilting, dark country of his recent material with The Dark Horses, from the hard edged pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon’s, to the evocative soundscapes of The Cruel Sea.

Tex has heralded the emergence of an entirely original yet archetypically Australian sound.

In the early 90s Perkins joined forces with the legendary Don Walker, Cold Chisel’s pianist and master songwriter, and Charlie Owen, previously Australia’s best kept musical secret, for the unforgettable Tex, Don & Charlie.

Teaming up with Tex for an intimate local show will be none other than his good friend Charlie Owen. This is a night not to be missed.

Thursday, April 16 2015 – Upstairs at the Ballina RSL Club

Doors open 7.45pm, show starts 8.30pm

Support Ritchie Williams

Tickets $30


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