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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Asking for what you want
As a performer for over 30 years who has sat crammed next to toilet rolls in a supply room, dealt with dirty undies in the manager’s office and sat in a cold concrete outdoor space under a tarp in cyclonic conditions, I understand that when you crack the big time you might pull a few diva requests.
Bangers on the Green
Bangers on the Green promises to be an absolute treat for the local music community. Bringing together a day of awesome live...
Greens for survival
At the recent Nimbin Town Hall where Sue Higginson, among others, was active in an affirmative action workshop where...
What about the young peeps?
The Byron Shire is a popular place to live, and a sought after tourist destination, however it lacks infrastructure to accommodate young people.
Revisiting Aquarius: where we have been and where we need to go
It was ‘far out’ to be in Nimbin again for the 50th celebration of the Aquarius Festival.
Lennox Head Trojans find their winning mojo
The Lennox Head Trojans have turned their season around with back-to-back wins in the Far North Coast Rugby Unions’...
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Commission joins with bikies to fight law
The Australian Human Rights Commission has sought leave to join a bikie gang's challenge in the High Court, to NSW consorting laws.
Human rights investigation overdue
Nigel Mannock, Youth for Human Rights Australia. The Australian Human Rights Commission will investigate the mandatory detention of children seeking asylum in Australia. This is a much needed look into a serious problem.
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.