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April 22, 2021

Hope of youth

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The 2020 pandemic lockdown meant the entire entertainment industry was cancelled, but making music cannot be cancelled.

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Northern Rivers communities are nothing if not resilient and The Channon community is preparing to take a proactive stance when it comes to disasters in the area.

Pandemic plate lickers release lockdown dessert

The 2020 pandemic lockdown meant the entire entertainment industry was cancelled, but making music cannot be cancelled.

Your Local Club Academy Games

The North Coast Academy of Sport prepared its largest squad ever to compete at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games, held in the Hunter region last weekend.

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.

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

Matthew Lambourne, Mullumbimby

I’ve been involved in activism around political, environmental and social issues for decades, and have at times despaired at the apparent lack of interest in these issues by younger generations.

The activism of Greta Thunberg, the school climate strikers and all the young people involved in many other issues, and their positive attitude towards the potential for our future, as so well put by Anjali Dutton in her article The kids are alright… last week gives me great encouragement.

Many of the gains of recent decades need to be constantly defended; and it is so good to see another generation of very capable activists coming along.

Thank you, Anjali, and Lealah and Jahla and Vindi and Mia and all the others.


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  1. Yes Matthew, young people, especially our local kids, really are inspiring — it must be said often and we must keep supporting them to stay active, inspired and looking forward to their futures.

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