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Unions meet with Norco over staff stand down

With flood-ravaged Norco in Lismore under scrutiny the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union, the Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union, and the Electrical Trades Union met with management on Thursday to discuss the company’s plans for its Lismore ice cream factory.

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Great soil at Summit

Victoria Cosford Creative writing was what Ryan Bruin had his heart set on. He had planned to go to university...

Drop-in info sessions tomorrow re Ballina temporary housing

Anyone with questions about the second state government temporary housing village for flood and landslide survivors in the Ballina Shire can attend a drop-in information session on Wednesday.

Jarjums empowered to speak up with rapper JK-47

This year’s ‘Muggi (strong) Culture, Deadly Futures’ program focussed on Aboriginal and Torres Strait jarjums, from kindy to year 12, engaging with cultural knowledge and skills ad empowering and motivating jarjums to speak up.

Northern Rivers waste incinerator moves closer

The NSW Government is one step closer to approving a 'waste to energy' incinerator in Casino as a state significant development, with the passing of a new regulation.

Interview with Lisa Cowan, founder and executive producer of Art Byron

Love or fear and the Art of Byron The inaugural art gathering for Art Byron has been waiting for two...

Surf life savers return

The red and yellow is back on NSW beaches with more than 20,000 surf life saving volunteers ready to welcome beachgoers for the official beginning of patrol season.

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Ballina Environment Society on what we can do

Last week, the latest Australia State of the Environment report was finally made public. It wasn’t released by the previous government, despite being completed in December 2021.

GG, Bob Carr, and Morrison

Back page note (7 September) from Bob Carr that the Governor-General (GG) got $18m from Morrison at the same time as the secret signing...

Mangroves keep carbon in the soil for 5,000 years

Marine forests are great long-term carbon sinks. In fact, according to new research on a Mexican mangrove forest, they can keep carbon out of the atmosphere for millennia.

West Byron flooding

All east coast communities are now daily regularly warned by the ABC radio/TV, by the Bureau of Meteorology, to prepare for flooding. The flooding...

Odd row of lights

Just following up the letter from Sarah Smith in the August 31 issue. It was a Starlink satellite train. My webcam captured the scene. Michael...