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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

Other News

Local sailor triumphs in blustery Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race

Local sailor Craig Watson battled near gale-force winds on Coopers to have one of his best ever Brisbane to Gladstone yacht races claiming fourth place in line honours.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

Interview with Jean Kittson

Comedian, writer, and social commentator Jean Kittson has the ability to distil complex ideas into commonsense. Jean is one of the national treasures in conversation with Mandy Nolan and Fiona O’Loughlin at No Eggs for Breakfast, a comedic chat themed around life beyond fertility! It seemed remiss not to ask Ms Kittson on her take on the debacle that is federal politics and gender equity.

Byron and Ballina secure funds from Coastal and Estuary Grants

A coastal hazard assessment study and a coastal management program will be funded as the NSW Government announces over $100,000 for Byron and Ballina Shire Councils under the 2020-21 Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

The return of the prodigal son

Gallery DownTown, the annexe of Tweed Regional Gallery, is presenting a new exhibition by regional artists.

Lilac house bound by red tape

Mullumbimby resident Nicole Haberecht is facing a $3,000 fine and the prospect of repainting her house after Council made a demand that she change the colour after it was painted a shade of lilac.

February 18, 2014

Issue 28.36

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In this Issue:

Lion taming

two-lions-Two Lions are Chris and Kara Mallory. Recently married, Chris and Kara fell in love to their own soundtrack of acoustic guitar, banjo-mandolin, ukelele and vocal harmony.


Smooth Collaborators

The Julius Hofstetter Quartet is the next exciting gig for the Lismore Jazz Club this Sunday.


Endless Love

Endless Love is a chick-flick aimed fair and square at a teenage audience. Once you’re over that hurdle, its rewards are better than minimal.


Embracing the Kora tradition

Hailing from Gambia, brilliant young kora player Bajaly Suso sings ancient songs relaying the history of Mandika, Western Africa


International comedian for BellyLaugh

John Lory’s professional career began in the early 90s, perfecting his trade in the pubs and clubs across the south of England


Ginger Pig

Ginger Pig has recently opened on the corner of Marvell and Jonson streets in Byron Bay. We asked restaurant manager/owner Daniel Britz and chef James Emanuel to tell us a little about their new venture.


Allman’s first Australian gig for Bluesfest

After more than 45 years with the Allman Brothers, American rock and blues singer songwriter Gregg Allman has formed a brand-new outfit that he will be bringing to this year’s Bluesfest


Should women be able to buy sex?

One of the highlights of this year's Byron Bay Film Festival is sure to be the world premiere screening of Sally McKenzie’s documentary, A Woman’s Deeper Journey Into Sex.


Local Land Services ‘another govt rort’

New rural services are ‘unconstitutional’ and of ‘no value to rural landowners', say opponents of the recently established Local Land Services authority.


Gas warning from Wyoming: US farmer visits

Twenty-four gas wells now pepper John Fenton’s family farm and all of them are visible from his front porch. He speaks about his experiences in Bangalow next week.


Farewell Norma Keir, Brunswick Pictures lady

Norma Keir, who died last year, operated the Brunswick Heads cinema for many years was loved and remembered by many locals as 'the picture lady'.


ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.