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Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

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Ballina Farmers Market: on Sundays

Going to Ballina Farmers Market on a Sunday is always a joy. The food and produce are outstanding, as...

Infatuating audiences

Byron Bay indie-rock outfit The Collifowers have made a habit of infatuating audiences all along the east coast with...

Byron paramedics

Our health services are seriously under-resourced, wait times at emergency departments are out of control, nurses have been on...

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

RAT effectiveness: does it wane with each new COVID-19 variant?

While the spike protein on the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the site of most immunity-evading mutations, RATs instead search for the nucleocapsid proteins below the virus surface.

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Soli Bailey runner up at Sunset Beach Pro Junior

Up-and-coming junior Byron Bay surfer Soli Bailey has been narrowly defeated in the World Surfing League's Sunset Beach Pro Junior event in Hawaii.

Yamba to host Australian Boardriders Battle this weekend

After a successful event in Sydney last weekend, the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle is now set to venture north to Yamba this coming weekend where 11 northern NSW boardriders’ clubs will duke it out in the surf.

North coast surfers carve it up in Portugal

North coast surfers Stephanie Gilmour (Kingscliff) and Tyler Wright (Lennox Head) joined Sally Fitzgibbons (NSW South Coast) to make it a clean weep for Australia yesterday in Portuguese leg of the women's world championship tour.

Locals hammer at Margaret River Pro

The Margaret River Pro is stop #2 on the ASP tour - the locals are hitting the waves hard and making a strong impression on their west coast brothers and sisters.

Smith and Jensen claim Australian Longboard Surfing Open titles

Sunday was the final day of the 2014 Australian Longboard Surfing Open. The event saw the sport's top rated surfers do battle in the Association of Surfing Professionals Longboard Qualifying Series.

Longboarders put on a show in Surfing Open

Harley Ingleby from Coffs Harbour will be the man to beat as Australia's richest longboarding event, the ASP's 2014 Australian Longboard Surfing Open, got underway at Kingscliff yesterday.

Gilmore wins 2014 Roxy Pro Gold Coast

Five times ASP Women's World Champion Stephanie Gilmore from Tweed Heads, won the 2014 Roxy Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks today.

De Souza and Carissa Moore Australian Open champions

Adriano De Souza from Brazil and Carissa Moore from Hawaii, have taken out the ASP 6-Star QS divisions at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing held at Manly Beach yesterday.

New door opens for Kieren Perrow

Byron Bay’s world champion surfer Kieren Perrow exited the ranks of professional surfing in style last night surrounded by family and friends at the...

KP retires from competition

Word around the traps is that local surfer, 2011 Master of the Pipe and one of Byron’s favourite sons, Kieren Perrow, is hanging up his competitive leg rope for the last time.

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers. 

Migrant workers exploited and ripped off

Unions NSW say that a firewall between the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Department of Home Affairs is needed to protect migrant workers from deportation when they report exploitation, as new data reaffirms rife underpayment across Australia.