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Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge...

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No means no, say traditional owners

As Water Week draws to a close, with a theme of 'Caring for Water and Country', a group of Widjabul Wia-bal elders have emphatically said they do not want the Dunoon Dam proposal to be put back on the table by pro-dam councillors.

Freedoms and rights

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge...

COVID update: two new cases in Lismore and fragments in Byron’s STP

The Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir, today say that two new cases of COVID-19 have been reported for the District to 8pm, 23 October.

Cacao wow

After ten years of wholesale trading from their small factory, Byron Bay Cacao’s stunning new retail space is now...

Staff cuts at Murwillumbah mega school

The NSW Teacher's Federations says that the proposed merger of four schools in Murwillumbah will result in the loss of at least 19 teaching positions.

Editorial: Jabby jab jab jabb

As of this week, NSW reached the double vaccination target of 80 per cent!

Stories about "Arts":

Meet the new director of Arts Northern Rivers

Arts Northern Rivers has appointed highly-regarded local producer Jane Fuller to the role of Executive Director.

New film celebrates getting back outside

'Free From Lockdown: Back Out in Nature' is a new short film in which a group of disabled and non-disabled performers from the Northern Rivers celebrate being in nature after COVID lockdown.

Doug Anthony farewelled at state memorial

Former Deputy Prime Minister and MP for Richmond, Doug Anthony, was farewelled at a state memorial service in Tweed Heads on Thursday.

‘We are not pointless’: fee hikes for the humanities 

An overhaul of fees in Australian universities will see humanity courses cost more than double of what students are paying right now. But what does this mean for Australia and its future?

Greens – Let’s Re-Create Australia

None are suffering financially more than those in the arts and entertainment industries and there has been very little in the way of government support for those whose full-time income relies on creative work.

Locals artists hit back at the government’s plan to abolish department

Scout Wallen Northern rivers’ leaders in the arts and culture industry are calling on locals to form a coordinated action plan in response to the...

Punters pack Palace for BBFF opening

Paul Ireland’s gritty re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and the promise of a ritzy party drew 250 film lovers and social butterflies to Palace Cinemas on Friday evening for the Opening Night of the Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF).

Forest Art: Out of the Blue…

It’s like you nibbled Alice’s mushroom, and stepped inside another world. But the portal door only opens for one night only.

Art show tackles Byron blues

It came as a surprise that, in a new burb devoted mostly to stockmarket rumours, West Byron’s Pennywise Estate, an art gallery should rise from devastated paddocks.

Federal School of Arts: Art 4 Art’s Sake

A group of local artists and community members have banded together to put ‘art’ back into the Federal School of Arts.

Masters of disasters

If ever alarm bells were sounded for Ballina and ignored, they surely were those of former mayor and West Ballina farmer, Bert Barlow, in...

Waste to energy

On Friday I attended a biomass and waste incineration event, at the Condong sugar mill, held by the Northern Rivers Guardians (NRG) and North...

Byron Bay – Main Beach’s future tabled

The range of options for protecting Byron’s Main Beach look set to be narrowed to three, after the community had its say on the crucial shoreline project.

Byron Council staff push to make Unauthorised Dwelling Policy for ‘internal use’

A contentious draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy, put on exhibition last year by Council, has re-emerged for this Thursday’s meeting.