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Kinship Festival returns Saturday 25 May to Murwillumbah

The Kinship Festival – a free North Coast cultural festival led by First Nations people – will be held in Knox Park, Murwillumbah on Saturday, 25 May.

Other News

NSW gov’t opens Tweed Valley Hospital

The NSW government is to officially open the $723.3 million Tweed Valley Hospital today after the transferral of patients to the new facility last week.

Fed gov’t doubles funds for local road repairs

Local governments across the state are to share in $1.2 billion worth of commonwealth funding for local roads over the next five years.

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.

Brunswick 30 has been delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour

Following successful sea trials at Yamba the Brunswick 30 was delivered to Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour on Wednesday, May 15. 

Rally in Byron against Gaza war

Locals are being called to join in a rally at Byron Bay this Saturday at 2pm calling on the Australian government to take action against the deaths of Palestinians in the invasion of Gaza by Israel. 

Dance for Brazil

The Mahico and Aruanda crews are joining hands to invite the entire community to be a part of Dance for Brazil – a day to flood Brazil with support, this Sunday in Byron Bay.

Temple Byron. Image courtesy Temple Byron website

Two leading practitioners of mindfulness will be holding workshops at Temple Byron in the next two months.

On September 8 and 9, Zen- and Theravada-trained Patrick Kearney will explore the nature of mindfulness and its practice, as taught by the Buddha.

He says, ‘We are not concerned with “religion” or any dogmatic beliefs, but only with the systematic exploration of the nature of human experience.’

And on October 14 and 15, meditation teacher and clinical psychologist Malcolm Huxter will present workshops on ‘mindfulness and serenity meditation, equanimity (centred, balanced resilience) and relationship qualities of warm friendliness, appreciation and compassion.’

Bookings and further information, contact Greg at [email protected] or phone 0431 747 764.


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