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Lismore LGA to re-enter Queensland border bubble

As Lismore local government area comes out of lockdown residents will also be permitted extra reasons to cross the border into Queensland from 1am 23 September.

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The year 2000

I must answer David Heilpern. Remember 2000, how the computers were all to fail on NYE? How could so...

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

How is RT-PCR used to diagnose COVID-19?

It’s fast, reliable and full of lines – but might look different to the PCR you learned about in school.

COVID-19 updated venue of concern excludes Lismore’s Workers

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) have updated their list of venues of concern for the Lismore LGA.

ScoMo does it again

ScoMo recently travelled from the ACT to Sydney, not something to be recommended at the moment. What is an essential...

Mighty energetic greens

  Avi Karny wasn’t always an organic farmer. He began his professional life as a scientist, completing a Masters in...

Stories about "Aboriginal health":

Storylines: Winds of change

What is the fear that immerses us to such a degree that we become immobilised? I felt that fear in the initial days of the COVID-19 pandemic. All of the news actually started to make me feel ill, so I turned off the news and tuned in to my life.

New funding Rekindles indigenous Spirit

Page MP Kevin Hogan (Nationals) has announced funding of almost $100,000 for a new pilot program tackling drug and alcohol use and mental health...

Greens, ALC want targets to Close the Gap

The Greens and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) have said the Australian government needs to put teeth into its Close the Gap policy if it is to have any significant affect.

Vale Aunty Dulcie Nicholls 21.19.29 – 19.09.21

There is deep sadness in the community at the passing of Arakwal elder and matriarch, Dulcie Joan Nicholls, nee Kay, who was a proud Bundjalung woman born on Country at Tallow Creek, Byron Bay, October 21, 1929.

Lismore coming out of lockdown

At midnight tonight (Wednesday 22 September) lockdown will be lifted for the Lismore local government area (LGA).

Controversial Iron Gates development open for comment on 24 September

The community has 30 days to comment on the latest amended DA for the controversial Iron Gates development at Evans Head before it goes before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel once again.

Richmond Valley Council looks at thermal waste to energy

At last night’s Richmond Valley Council meeting, councillors looked at a recommendation that Council receives and notes the information on the next steps to seek Alternate Waste Treatment solutions for landfill and recyclable waste streams.