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Sowing the seed for a connected, local food chain

Lisa Machin If you’ve ever been to the New Brighton or Mullum Farmers Markets you’d be forgiven if you thought...

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Supporting independent news or making fat cats fatter?

The recent skirmish between Facebook and the government is hard to miss, even if you rely on Facebook for your news. But what does it all mean?

Be proud of Ballina, help clean up our beaches

This Sunday, 7 March, Ballina Coastcare is inviting everyone who cares about Ballina's environment to Step Up To Clean Up, and join a special event for Clean Up Australia Day.

Ben Hamilton riding for kids with cancer

Ballina man Ben Hamilton is riding his bike 500km to help young kids with cancer.

FB censorship

Dean Jefferys, Mullumbimby I feel concerned about the level of censorship on FB, Instagram, YouTube, MSM, local online groups and elsewhere...

Sowing the seed for a connected, local food chain

Lisa Machin If you’ve ever been to the New Brighton or Mullum Farmers Markets you’d be forgiven if you thought...

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

December 23, 2015

Issue 30.28

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My record-breaking partnership with M J Clarke

Bangalore is not high on the agenda of most people travelling to India.


New Years Eve 2015 – Live Music Roundup

Take a Safari for New Years! As 2015 comes to a close, people everywhere are scrambling for New Years Eve plans. You needn’t worry though, because Sunday Safari and Afends have made sure that this time around you bring in...


Steady As He Goes – 25 years of Steady Eddy

2016 is the year Chris Widdows, aka Steady Eddy, celebrates 25 years in the business, so what better way to bring in the new year than with a comedy legend! Steady saw his sister performing comedy and decided on the...


Gridlock greets $862m T2E highway opening

Traffic gridlock and general motorist confusion came last Friday with the official opening of the Tintenbar to Ewingsdale section of the Pacific Highway. And traffic disruption associated with ongoing tunnel work is expected to continue until Easter.


Some dads do it tough at Christmas

Christmas can be a very emotional and lonely time for many people. Especially for fathers who the court has ruled unfit or in circumstances too impractical for them to spend even a few moments with the people they love the most – their kids.


People’s feast enlivens the Bay

Saturday saw people turn up in numbers to Railway Park, Byron Bay, for the Byron Community Centre’s free feast called Breaking Bread.


Reveg work continues at Parklands

A thousand native trees are currently being planted at the site as part of North Byron Parklands’ ongoing bush revegetation program. The planting will be completed by local bush regenerators with the support of trainees interested in habitat restoration.


Local author launches book on love and loss

Local woman, Kate Ramsay of Goonengerry, launched her self-published memoir at the Mullumbimby Bookshop on Saturday, December 12, and more than 60 people crammed into the shop to show their support.


An authentically Byron vision at Elements

Story by Caz Parker Sparkling bi-fold doors are set to swing open to locals and guests at Elements of Byron Resort and Spa in February 2016. Locals will be welcome to use the resort, including the bar and restaurants, except...


The moveable feast

David Lowe There’s never been a better time to revisit the classic picnic and its many variants. With many venues moving to focus on outdoor dining...

Have you been to Oma yet? 

Oma is the newest food and wine bar in Byron Bay, established by the team at Three Blue Ducks. It has replaced the old...

Where does a lack of empathy lead us? 

Democracy, as a concept and a form of governance, was first introduced by the Greeks around 507 BC.

A Lego load of fun on the Gold Coast

A place for water dragons to thrive was the theme of a construction competition at Southern Cross University (SCU) yesterday. The tricky part was making the build with Lego.