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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

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Getting annoyed with NSW Farmers naming ‘rights’

The Annoying Vegan has become more annoyed today with what they see as the NSW Farmers getting on their high horse about the use of the words ‘meat’ and ‘milk’.

Equitable allocation

In properly-scrutinised vaccination rollouts it is to be expected that vaccines are used as a device to protect the...

New cases of COVID-19 below 1,000 for the first time in 25 days

In what is now a general press conference, the Premier spoke to media at 11am this morning about the pandemic and other business.

10pm Monday – update of COVID venues of concern

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern associated with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region.

Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

In the next few months we will hear a lot about how superior nuclear-powered submarines are. Vice Admiral Mike Noonan is even claiming superior stealth characteristics – which is simply not true. Yes, they tend to be faster. This is great if you want to go thousands of kilometres in a matter of days. But they are also much more expensive.

Nuclear-powered subs? Dr Caldicott speaks

‘America has 18 Trident submarines, powered by highly enriched Uranium 235, which can be used as fuel for nuclear weapons. Each sub carries 24 missiles, each one is armed with eight hydrogen bombs – 30 times the killing power of one Hiroshima bomb. That’s enough subs to produce nuclear winter and end life on Earth.’

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Ballina Council June wrap-up

June's meeting covered a lot of ground as Ballina's councillors positioned themselves for local elections coming in September.

Ballina parts ways with Arts Northern Rivers

A discussion about funding priorities for the next year became a debate about local versus regional arts funding at the last Ballina Shire Council meeting.

What’s the big idea?

During the pandemic, we have had lots of time to think and many of us have come up with ideas that could be the next big thing – Arts Northern Rivers want to know all about it.

NORPA chief calls for Northern Rivers artists to respond to axing of fed gov arts dept

‘I feel like it's time to have a response to the way in which taxpayer’s money is being worked with,’ says NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis.

Recognising local Widjabul‐Wyabul artists

Recognising the importance of local artists Lismore Regional Gallery and Arts Northern Rivers are seeking expressions of interest to create a strong new work of art in the Lismore quadrangle that will create a focal point for the entrance to the new Lismore Regional Gallery.

Northern Rivers’ youngest little hall celebrates a birthday

Most of the region’s halls brought to life as part of Arts Northern Rivers’ If These Halls Could Talk project are historic structures dating back a century or more. But Broadwater’s Rileys Hill Hall is just about to celebrate its 20th birthday.

Candidates versus culture vultures at arts, media forum

The three main contenders for the seat of Page will face the scrutiny of arts lovers at a specially convened candidates’ forum next week.

Country halls star in new arts initiative

Local artists gathered last Friday at the Ewingsdale Hall to kick off a two-year arts project entitled If These Halls Could Talk, which aims to celebrate country halls and the role they play in our communities.

Small halls: the region’s unsung venues

Whether done up or worn out, the halls that are scattered around Australia hold secrets of times gone by and memories of lives still being lived; from first kisses to kisses goodbye.

Paul Spooner to chair Arts Northern Rivers

Arts Northern Rivers has announced the unanimous election of Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner as the new chair of the Board. He replaces outgoing chair, Ballina Cr Susan Meehan.

Byron Bay beach party end in PINS and a charge for biting

Police say a woman has been charged and four Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) issued following a beach party in the Byron Bay area overnight.

Fundraising for koala signs for Bangalow

As the koala mating season has started, Bangalow Koalas has set up fundraising to create incorporate more koala road signs. Bangalow Koalas, who keep a watch...

Nuclear Submarines – just a foot in the door

In the next few months we will hear a lot about how superior nuclear-powered submarines are. Vice Admiral Mike Noonan is even claiming superior stealth characteristics – which is simply not true. Yes, they tend to be faster. This is great if you want to go thousands of kilometres in a matter of days. But they are also much more expensive.

Compost back on Lismore’s gardening menu

Lismore City Council says that their BIOCycle Compost is again on sale from the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre and Nimbin Transfer Station, after a two-year break.