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The earliest unequivocally modern human remains in Africa

There may be earlier remains of modern humans – but science is certain about these ones.

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Mullum Fire and Rescue team needs you

It’s a rare opportunity to join the Mullumbimby 388 Fire Station Fire and Rescue team with recruitment only taking place every four to five years.

The earliest unequivocally modern human remains in Africa

There may be earlier remains of modern humans – but science is certain about these ones.

Queensland NSW border to open up this Saturday

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today (Thursday, 13 January) that the Queensland NSW border would no longer require a...

Record breaking day of COVID deaths as Hillsong sings and dances the night away

As New South Wales breaks another COVID record with 29 lives lost in a single day, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet spoke to the media this morning with an update on the pandemic.

Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

Lismore Council votes in Cr Peter Colby as the new Deputy Mayor

The new Lismore Council met last night for the first time and one of the first orders of business was to elect a Deputy Mayor. The position will be held until September this year.

April 8, 2015

Issue 29.43

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Get up close to the Reactor!

Juno Reactor ranks among the all-time greats of electronic music as essential innovators. From the early days of the Goa scene to scoring Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions, performing their stunning live shows around the world at major music festivals.

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Growing small festivals… sideways!

Taking the lead from the success of Mullum Music Festival, creator Glenn Wright has launched a sister event in Bellingen. Over 2–5 July Bello Winter Music will see the pubs and halls of the little village vibrating with music.

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Music Roundup April 9

After an awesome weekend of Bluefest magic, the north caost is follwing up with awsome acts in this week's Music Roundupo starting with The Lockhearts’ whose sound is rooted in classic rock, but with a modern edge.

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Culture Wrap April 9

This week's Culture Wrap features Kings of Comedy, with seven killer comics on the bill the Kings of Comedy tour is set to wow audiences.

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A different ball game

It’s seldom I write on different eateries in the same venue with only months between. Not all eateries get up. The hospitality industry has a shadowy side with many variables and myriad reasons for businesses to end.

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Future little farmers at The Farm, Byron Bay

Fork in the Field has hatched a Children’s Farm to Fork Holiday at The Farm in Byron Bay during the Easter holidays. Daily workshops run Monday to Friday until 17 April 10am–3.30pm.

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Spice It Up Thai’s award-winning apprentice

Robert Gower who has worked at Spice It Up Thai since he was eighteen High School, has just completed and ‘aced’ his apprenticeship with Spice It Up Thai.

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Resident groups condemn Byron Bay traffic study

With all the roads and large-scale developments planned for Byron Bay, Byron Shire Council staff have requested a $50,000 budget be allocated for a traffic study to ‘determine construction priorities on Ewingsdale Road.’

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Seven Ups deliver Afrobeat

Blending influences from 1970s Nigerian afrobeat with the deepest of street funk, The Seven Ups are the original 7-piece party band

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X + Y

Plenty of wonderful little films, without the backing of a PR juggernaut, completely slip under the radar. This is one such film.

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Fast And Furious 7

Tough guys are such bores, aren’t they? In real life, they manifest themselves as creeps like Jeremy Clarkson, who punches underlings in the face if his lunch isn’t ready.

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Byron bypass ‘will have spinoffs for business’

The director of Wicked Weasel, which sits near the planned exit of the Byron Bay bypass route, has told The Echo that despite both positives and negatives for his business, overall it will be a ‘good idea'.

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Thus Spake Mungo: Don’t mention tax reform

So the great national conversation on tax reform has begun, and, it would appear, ended. An executive summary: G’day. Let’s have conversation about tax. What do you think about a few reforms to the GST? Piss off, hairy legs.

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Rail trail group mum on EOI details

The Northern Rivers Rail Trail group says that its now-formal proposal ‘is an extraordinary opportunity to turn a neglected and deteriorating state asset into a productive NSW tourism icon'.

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The Greens launch NurseKeeper for nurses and paramedics

The Greens have written to the Premier to ask him to immediately introduce ‘NurseKeeper’ to urgently introduce pandemic pay and bonuses for nurses and paramedics. 

Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

At this morning's COVID-19 update press conference, Concord and Nepean Hospitals lung specialist Dr Lucy Morgan gave an update on COVID-19. Dr Morgan says she works as part of a team of people looking after patients with COVID.

Lismore’s Australia Day Ambassadors

Ahead of the Australia Day celebrations Olympians Kaarle McCulloch and Kevin Chavez have been announced as Lismore’s 2022 Australia Day Ambassadors.

Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.