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April 18, 2021

Mary Earth

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Head-on crash car traveling in wrong direction

Police say that two men are in hospital after an accident on the M1 overnight, when emergency services responded to reports of a crash involving two cars near Clothiers Creek

Other News

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

Remembering and Healing – the Northern Rivers peace effort

The community of Lismore are invited to join events organised by the Remembering and Healing (RaH) group over the weekend encompassing ANZAC Day.

Tweed council adopts Jack Evans Boat Harbour plan

The Tweed Shire Council has announced that they have adopted the Plan of Management for the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct.

Rotary Downunder Baton handed over at Byron Bay

The Rotary Club of Byron Bay recently took the Rotary Downunder Baton to the most easterly point of Australia as part of its national journey. As well as being the national celebration of one hundred years of service by Rotary in Australia, the theme for the centenary is 'Rotary says no to domestic violence'.

Common courtesy

Anonymous, Byron Bay First of all, thank you to those customers who did the right thing and wore their masks in...

Deb Kayes, Ocean Shores

I love Mary Gardner. The stories she shares with us have enriched my life.

She has so much love for nature. It doesn’t matter what topic Mary writes about, be it sharks, oysters, fish, or estuaries, my perception is expanded and I understand the ecosystem she is describing intimately and its place in the inter-connectiveness of life.

I can love and empathise with oysters! No-one else can make me do that.

Mary’s love of nature helps feed and enrich Mother Earth’s regeneration. Thank you, Mary, for opening our eyes and hearts to the wonders of life.

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  1. Love is in the air, so we all dare to share
    what we see in nature and what is there to be
    as Mary is a busy bee flitting here are there
    For she is a gardener, that is Mary Gardner.
    Mary takes her pencil and pen and writes again
    and colours in the flowers and works for hours
    creating Nature’s garden writing with her pen
    dotting eyes so we may see the wonder of a tree.
    the intricacies of a bee pollinating and for free.
    She is really down to Earth right from her very birth
    For Mary is a summer breeze, dancing among the trees.
    and she brightened the Byron world, everyone agrees.


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