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November 28, 2022

The beginning of 2019’s One Billion Rising

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Education shaping up to be a key battleground in NSW election

There is a teacher shortage and both the NSW Greens and Labor are focussing their efforts on highlighting the situation the NSW public education system is in as they campaign for the next NSW election. 

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Appeal to locate man missing from Lismore area

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Lismore area.

Hat tricks and big runs part of the action in second grade cricket

Tintenbar East Ballina remain on the top of the Far North Coast Cricket second grade ladder after beating the Ballina Bears at Fripp Oval last Saturday.

Ballina council staff call for waste reduction project funding

Ballina Shire Council staff have drafted a new policy allowing for the funding of new projects tackling waste reduction in the shire.

Support for the Mullum Show

What a privilege it was as an older resident to be able to participate and enjoy the annual Mullumbimby...

Fostering local writing talent

Since 2001, the Byron Writers Festival Residential Mentorship has been inspiring writers on the path to publication. This year saw four writers spend a week in Possum Creek being mentored by Walkley Award-winning journalist and author, Sarah Armstrong.

Killer Queen & Bowie

For the first time, two of Australia’s favourite live acts – The Killer Queen Experience, and Bowie, starring Jeff...

Zenith: organiser and motivator of V-Day Byron style.

One of the first groups of dancers on the planet to add their presence the 2019 One Billion Rising event were hundreds of women and children and men who were not deterred by a few drops of rain at the annual V-Day dawn event on Main Beach at Byron this morning Thursday 14 February.

Calling on all women everywhere to ‘dance’ and ‘rise’ during the V-Day activism event to end violence against women and girls, those gathered learned a dance to the song Break the Chain.

One Billion Rising is a worldwide movement against domestic violence and sexual assault against women and children.

Photos Jeff ‘V-Guy’ Dawson

 


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