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Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for...

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Lismore Council set to increase fees, cut costs in a bid to balance budget

Lismore City Council is set to increase fees and charges and cut spending in an attempt to overcome a $19.5m operating deficit.

Editorial: The beef about meat

Firstly, let me declare an interest: I have been a vegetarian for 49 years, so tasty cow parts are not high on my agenda.

Honouring midwives on their International day

Many of us have a midwife to thank for our safe arrival from the womb, these specialised 'catching' hands are a blessing to both mum and bub in hospitals and in the home.

Humans suck

Hannah Grace, Ocean Shores I heard on the local news, like, this afternoon (April 20), that 370+ kilos of tuna...

Byron Bay wins season opener against Mullum Giants

  Ross Kendall The local league derby is always  and the Byron Bay Red Devils have won the first game of...

Search for a home

Jules Claydon, Ocean Shores I helped a friend move to a new rental property last week, relieved that a stressful...

Louise Dwyer, President P&C Main Arm Upper School

The Main Arm Upper Primary School P&C has worked hard to ensure that every child in our local public school gets a quality education.

With the 2019 State Elections it is imperative that candidates are aware of the current public schooling situation in their local area and how their actions affect it.

Candidates for the seat of Ballina are urged to think about how public schools accommodate 65 per cent of all NSW students.

That NSW public schools accommodate 84 per cent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and, Australia wide, accommodate 69 per cent of children with disabilities requiring a school adjustment to meet their specific needs. Public schools accept all students in their area.

Our school, along with Coorabell Primary School, is facing unjust cuts to its enrolment ceiling based on inaccurate assessments of our physical capacity.

Will the candidates support us in a fair re-assessment of our schools?


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