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Boat people we are

We here in this country, now called Australia, need to be reminded that we started off as ‘boat people’. The...

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SES issues Minor Flood warning for Lismore

Moderate rainfall across the Wilsons River catchment since Wednesday has caused significant river level rises along the Wilsons River and its tributaries, which has the potential to cause minor flooding along the Wilsons River at Lismore late Friday morning.

Biz step up to feed frontline staff

Local paramedics will be able to get free coffee and snacks at selected local cafes, as part of a major community effort to support frontline health workers during the ongoing and increasing COVID-19 outbreak.

Spice Palace: Fresh, local and made from scratch

Rob Cullinan and Duska Jefed are the couple behind Spice Palace. They lovingly make dips, tapenade, dukkah, harissa, chilli...

TreadLightly on the planet by recycling school shoes

Most Aussie parents know how quickly kids either grow out or wear out of school shoes. They either get handed down or thrown in the rubbish – adding to the millions of shoes that end up in landfill each year

Eva Ramsey says she will be her own woman on Ballina Council

One of Ballina's new councillors in B Ward is independent Eva Ramsey, who was elected as part of Sharon Cadwallader's team and is joining council for the first time. So why now, and what does she stand for?

Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression,...

February 4, 2015

Issue 29.34

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In this Issue:

Do the Hokey Pokey at Blues

Pokey LaFarge’s music transcends genre. He blends early jazz, country blues and western swing, all brought to life through his dynamic vocal and virtuosic instrumental skill of his band.

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Phở (‘fahr’) the love of food

Vietnamese people move in very small circles. It’s a cliquey community where ex-pats are concerned no matter where they’ve settled.

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From real 
estate to 
recording
 – dropping 
sales for 
songs!

Former Mullumbimby High student, one-time performer and some-time estate agent Fiona Dell has re-emerged from a long hiatus from music with an impressive new swag of songs.

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Byron Bay traffic plan meets resistance

Plans to construct a permanent second lane along Shirley/Lawson Street into Byron Bay by Cr Rose Wanchap have come under fire from the consultants formulating a masterplan for the town.

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Smith Street Band play Jonson

With a full dance card of tour dates both in Australia 
and O/S, it’s clear
 the Smith Street Band
 are going somewhere… fast!

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The Long and the Shorty of the Trombone

New Orleans native Trombone Shorty or Troy Andrews began his career as a bandleader at the early age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.

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The Theory Of Everything

The title of this uplifting but rather soppy movie is very misleading. We all know about the phenomenally brainy Stephen Hawking…

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American Sniper

Clint Eastwood’s Broadway musical ‘Jersey Boys’ might have been an ignominious swan song for a stellar, but his robust but typically insightful latest film is a mighty return to form.

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Israel and Palestine

As an apologist for Israel, Michael Burd (Letters, 12 January) conveniently ignores the harsh truth of Israel’s brutal oppression, while claiming there are two...

Greens Mandy Nolan to hold community forum in support of nurses and paramedics

Locally and across the state nurses, and paramedics are struggling in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as they are being asked to do double shifts and manage effectively in health system that is struggling to cope. This has led to an increasing number of nurses and paramedics resigning.

NSW COVID update on COVID deaths – vax stats and comorbidities

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet again opened his COVID update with condolences to families who have lost loved ones, and thanks to the  ‘inspirational work of our health workers'.

January 21 National Cabinet on Omicron, RATs, vax and treatments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has issued a media release about yesterday's meeting of the National Cabinet.