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May 20, 2022

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The floods are leaving people homeless and families split

There was a housing crisis on the Northern Rivers, then we had the floods of 2022 and the issue has left increasing numbers of people homeless and struggling to find alternative accommodation.

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Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.
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Saturday 8 November 9am to 6pm

 • YOGA • KIDS ACTIVITIES • ENTERTAINMENT • CAFE OPEN

ByronYogaCentre-ed-imageCome and check out Byron Yoga Centre’s eco haven on Skinners Shoot Road. Purna Retreat Centre now has three yoga studios, a vegetarian café, organic gardens and accommodation for teacher trainees and retreat guests.

The Open Day is to celebrate the opening of the café, new public classes in the yoga studios and to showcase the Retreat Centre to the local community.

Be entertained by soul enriching kirtan music while you enjoy delicious healthy food and browse the select market stalls. You can choose to experience a variety of yoga classes and sessions with John Ogilvie and Byron Yoga Centre senior teachers while kids can join the Circus Arts workshops.

Free entry to the site and entertainment

Yoga and workshops:
1 session $8
3 sessions $15, day-pass $20
Capacity is limited, so arrive early to sessions

2-pic-of-kids-in-hoops-webCircus Arts workshops, kids over 5 years $8
– let the kids join the circus while you join the yoga!

Come for a look - stay for the yoga

Purna Retreat Centre
50 Skinners Shoot (just past Arts Factory)
www.byronyoga.com

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Richmond candidates 2022: Informed Medical Options Party candidate Monica Shepherd

Monica Shepherd is an organic naturopath based in Ocean Shores. She is running as a candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

$17m in funds for work on crown lands in NSW

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