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Youth suicide?

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What is the future of Lismore? Here are some ideas for what it could be

After the devastating floods of 2022 the future of Lismore was thrown up in the air and it was time to take a long hard look at what the future of the town would be. 

Students fired up for marine protection  

There is something deeply inspiring about a hall full of young humans who are passionate about saving the planet. Tired narratives about apathy and disengagement dissolve as those who are inheriting ecological wounds inflicted by past generations seek solutions and healing.

Help save the Big Scrub rainforest with science

There is only one per cent of the Big Scrub rainforest in Northern New South Wales remaining. This has left what were once mighty rainforests now critically endangered and facing the threat of extinction because of a serious lack of genetic diversity.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: A Spoonful of Sugar Really Does Help The Medicine Go Down

Making people fat is big business. Just ask the sugar industry. Making people not fat is potentially even bigger.

All the way with DJT?

With the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States now a convicted felon, what does it mean for Australia if Donald Trump returns to the White House, and what are the ramifications of our major military ally drifting into authoritarianism?

Interschool Australian Surfing Championships launched on the Gold Coast last month

Palm Beach Currumbin State High School has taken home the overall School Winners trophy at the inaugural Australian Interschools Surfing Championships held at Miami on the Gold Coast last month.

In October last year the Ballina RSL Club lost one of their chefs, Minh Griffiths, to a sudden and tragic massive heart attack in a gym. 

Following this death, the club’s Executive Chef Stephen Mills pulled together a team of chefs, industry professionals and friends to join him in a Healthy Hospo challenge raising money for The Heart Foundation.

‘Some of our team chose to swim, walk, run and bike ride, they all did a great job raising money and awareness for the Heart Foundation,’ said Stephen Mills, ‘and to finish the challenge with last night’s dinner was an exceptional way to celebrate the life of our dear friend Minh.’

Stephen had four guest chefs in the kitchen along with his team. Diners at the fundraising banquet enjoyed six delicious courses with matching beverages and a very entertaining auction by board member, Peter Sinclair.

The total amount raised from the challenge was close to $21,000. 


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