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March 3, 2021

Women’s Day in the Bay

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Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

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Interview with Janet Swain

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Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.

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Police looking for missing Pottsville woman

Police say they are seeking public assistance to locate a woman missing from Pottsville for almost a week.

Amber alert for blue-green algae at Lake Ainsworth

An amber alert has been put in place for Lake Ainsworth near Lennox Head in relation to the presence of blue-green algae.

Photo Jeff Dawson

Women’s Day was celebrated across the Shire last Friday, as was the important work that SHIFT does in supporting women into work and education. Pictured at the Byron event are Sharon Sweeney from Fairhaven on the Gold Coast, The SHIFT Project’s Anne Goslett, comedian Mandy Nolan, Julie Wells and CEO Vision in Mind Fay Jackson.


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Interview with Janet Swain

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