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World AIDS Day – time to end transmission

Over 40 million people have died worldwide of AIDS over the last 41 years and ending the transmission of HIV is the aim of a specialist taskforce being set up by the Federal Government announced today on World AIDS Day 2022. 

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Quiet White Day – you in?

Will the Voice to Parliament make a difference if white people won’t listen? White voices occupy all the spaces....

Warning: Northern Rivers Rail Trail not ready yet

Love or hate it, the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is under construction and the community is being urged to wait until it is safe for public use.

A community approach to kids’ mental health

Is your local physiotherapist informed about the impacts of natural-disaster-related trauma on 8 to 12-year-olds?

Sunday choral celebration to raise funds for new Syrian refugee families

Two Syrian refugee families have been welcomed on the Northern Rivers in recet months as part of a national resettlement pilot program featuring just ten families.

Dogs – stay out 

Byron’s Main Beach and playground is a no-dog area. About ten signs clearly state this and unless someone is...

Patricia Jung, missing from Fernleigh since Monday, July 16, 2018. Photo supplied

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a woman reported missing from Fernleigh, near Newrybar since Monday (July 16).

Patricia Jung, 65, was reported missing after she was last seen getting out of a car on Fernleigh Road, near Troughtons Lane, at about 11am.

Despite a search of the area, she has not been located.

Mrs Jung has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 175cm tall, of a slim build, with blonde/grey hair tied in a ponytail, and with blue-green eyes.

She was last seen wearing a long-sleeved bright red shirt, track pants, zip-up short boots, and a green shoulder-length bag.

Anyone who sees Mrs Jung or has any information on her whereabouts are urged to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

 


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