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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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Wardell Hall CORE

They always say that emergencies such as bushfires and floods bring out the best in people, but do they? The...

‘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...

Election 2022

As we edge closer to the federal election, Australia, like most advanced middle-ranking economies is facing some headwind challenges...

It’s (beyond) time

Seventy-three per cent of respondents to a recent ABC Vote Compass question on whether the constitution should be amended...

Opinion: It’s time to kick Morrison out

'Grifters come in all shapes and sizes, from all kinds of background. This one is used to skipping just a step ahead of impending disaster and exposure. Many times in marketing and politics, which he sees as identical pursuits, his nimble lies have saved his career.' 

Farm tours, tastings and horse riding – confusion over State agritourism SEPP

A lengthy debate took place at the last Tweed Shire Council planning meeting (5 May) around the issue of...

The 107th Mullumbimby Show 2014

MullumbimbyShow-Poster-1200pxSaturday 8th & Sunday 9th November, 2014

Presented by the Mullumbimby Rural Co-Op, Garrards Horse and Hound and Uncle Tom's Pies

Highlights Include

Saturday: Ray Essery – The Mullumbimby Bloke – 10am • Talent Quest from 10.15am • Truck Parade thru town 11am • Spaghetti Circus 11am, 11.30am, 1.15pm, 2.30pm • Clelia Adams and the River Valley Express play 1.45-4.15pm • Uncle Tom’s Pie Eating Competition 2 pm • Truck Charity auction 2pm • One 2 Many play from 6-9pm • Fireworks 8pm

Sunday: Pet Show 10am • Show n Shine from 10am • Shed Dogs play all day from 10.30 • Trotting Final 1pm • Showtime FMX 1.30pm and 2.30pm
• Pavilion Charity Auction 2pm • Demolition Derby 3pm

Adult Membership $10 per year
Junior Membership (13-20yrs) $5 per year
Open to all. Join at Mullumbimby Newsagency, Mullumbimby Rural Co-op, Tony Carsburg Holden, Stewart’s Menswear

ENTRY AT GATE $10 per day – Free Under 13




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

If you are involved in managing crown reserve land and facilities then now is the time to get that application in for a share of the $17 million that is available fro the 2022-3 funding round.