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May 18, 2022


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Busy time for Ballina Region for Refugees

BR4R has not let the floods and COVID slow things down, with lots of recent happenings and more planned for the future.

Lismore Council votes to workshop temporary dwellings

With so many prongs currently on the disaster response fork, it's hard to know if Lismore Council is robbing Peter to pay Pauline as voting on leapfrogging issues means there is a possibility that everyone could lose – or win.

Vale Dr Karel Hromek

Karel found his soul place at Boogarem, the farm with the waterfall, in the hills of Mullumbimby.

Rooftop dining in the centre of Byron

Simon Haslam Last Friday I went up for a few drinks with friends at the relatively new rooftop dining area...

2022 Community Building Partnership Program

Lismore MP Janelle Saffin is encouraging local not-for-profit groups and councils to apply for their share of $400,000 in grants under the 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.

Local rum

  Lord Byron Distillery is located right in the Byron Arts & Industry Estate, making it super-easy to visit the...

What a debacle we’re experiencing with this government right now – again. After our PM Slowmo was unable to find time to meet a top delegation of fire-fighters in the winter of 2019, where they wanted to inform him about the upcoming, more dangerous than ever outlook for our summer fire season. What a big mistake, which destroyed not only properties, but lives as well.

After we had to watch the death of so many people in aged-care institutions in Victoria, which is managed by the federal government, I hoped that they learned something. Thanks to the 7.30 Report, which showed the timeline about the awareness for the need of the RA tests, that it was August 2021, but as so often, nothing happened.

While our PM doesn’t hold a hose, thank god for that, he seems to be totally out of touch with reality. We need to have big numbers of tests available while you let the virus rip through the communities. The underfunding and cuts to the health system and other areas are getting now is very obvious. How dare this government go mad buying all these weapons while people are dying because of not enough funding for our health system. Let us hope that the voters will remember at election time.

Chibo Mertineit, Lillian Rock

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  1. The day of judgement is fast approaching, there can be no mistakes this time, if Morrison is re-elected again we’re all in the shit.

  2. Rulers seem insane from your point of view. You seem insane to them. Look up “Rules for Rulers”, it will explain the world they live in. Being a leader is not what you think it is.


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Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get up close and personal with...

Local rum

  Lord Byron Distillery is located right in the Byron Arts & Industry Estate, making it super-easy to visit the distillery if you’re in Byron....

New hinterland whiskey

Winding Road Distillery is based in Tintenbar, and early next week they are due to release their first single malt whiskey, initially to members...

‘Dining in the Dark’ at Forest, Byron

To celebrate the North Coast Festival of Flavour, Forest restaurant is turning off the lights so you can turn up your senses, and let...