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May 24, 2022

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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

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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.

Secret agreements and done deals

Government and Byron Council refuse to explain details around temporary accommodation plans

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones lives in Cudgen, owns a small business and is running as an Independent for the federal seat of Richmond.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Historic sex assault and abduction – alleged offender charged

NSW Police say a man will spend the weekend in the lock-up after being refused bail today in Grafton following an investigation into the alleged historical sexual assault of a woman in Byron Bay more than 20 years ago.

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

Luxury Women’s Health Retreat seeks Yoga Teacher Extraordinaire!

We are a luxury Women’s Surf and Yoga based in Bali and Byron Bay. We are the largest Women’s retreat in Bali having recently been voted No. 1 by Trip Advisor. This summer we are running 4 night Refresher wellness packages in Byron Bay, they are designed for women of all ages and abilities who want to take time out for themselves and recharge their batteries in paradise. Our season begins 23rd October. We will run two every month until May 2015 and are looking for an experienced and passionate yoga teacher to lead our yoga and meditation programme.

You will bring:
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching yoga
• Ability to teach a yoga class which caters to beginners and also more advanced students
• A range of styles to suit different ages and abilities including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow & Restorative
• Empowering approach guiding guests to uncover the best version of themselves
• Excellent attention to alignment
• Ability to design and facilitate a take home yoga practice workshop

If you are interested to join a team of inspirational women creating positive change in this world then we would love to hear from you! Please submit your bio and details of previous experience via email to [email protected].

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue stuck in the shed

Dave Carter, the President of Ballina Jetboat Surf Rescue, has gone public about a controversy which has been keeping his team's boat out of rescue service for the last three months.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with their ‘companion animal’ being where...