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February 26, 2024
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The Art of Woman highlights the upcoming Lismore Women’s Festival 

Friday evening saw a bountiful display of art at Lismore’s Serpentine Gallery celebrating the feminine and preluding the 2024 Lismore Women’s Festival. 

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Tweed BMX freestyler wins national gold

Tweed-based BMX freestyler Will Spedding has backed up a state championship with a national title and is now set...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Growing Mould Together

I love the smell of mould in the morning. Actually I don’t. It drives me nuts. Some days I’m obsessed that it’s all I can smell. It’s the smell of living in the Northern Rivers. The humidity and rain of our summer has created the perfect conditions for mould. Mould on shoes. Mould in my bread bin. Mould in the dark of my cupboards. Mould in the cracks in my bathroom. Mould behind the sink. Mould in me

NPWS wants to remove beach nudity option

For 26 years, Tyagarah Beach has been an oasis for the region’s naturist community – a space where bodies of all shapes and sizes could roam free without threat of fines or reprimands.

Tamara Smith announces new Wollongbar preschool

Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina and NSW Greens Early Learning Spokesperson, has welcomed an announcement from the NSW government to build a new public preschool adjacent to Wollongbar public school.

Cinema: Poor Things

With so many shades of Frankenstein, and featuring Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe and Ramy Youssef, Poor Things is set in Victorian London. Medical student Max McCandles (Youssef) becomes an assistant to the eccentric surgeon Dr Godwin ‘God’ Baxter (Dafoe) and falls in love with Godwin’s ward, Bella (Stone), a childlike young woman…

Breaking bad promises

It’s so hard to introduce urgently-needed reforms in today’s fevered media climate that governments tiptoe around problems and hardly dare to act.

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Ballina’s DCI Bill McKenna wins NSW Police Medal

Detective Chief Inspector Bill McKenna is one of ten police officers across the state to have been awarded the prestigious Australian Police Medal for 2023.

NRCF wins national award for emergency response grant program

The Northern Rivers Community Foundation has received a national award for their emergency response grant program directly following the catastrophic flooding events of February and March 2022.

Australia Day award declined in solidarity with First Nations people

It’s not every day that you get nominated for an Australia Day award, and you’d have to think long and hard before declining one

Southern Cross Uni graduate teacher wins Australian Education Award

Celebrated maths teacher and Southern Cross University alumnus Holly Millican has been named the Rising Star of the Year at the prestigious Australian Education Awards.

Bangalow Music Festival nominated for award

APRA AMCOS has just announced the nominations for this year's Art Music Awards and the Bangalow Music Festival is a finalist in the category – Award for Excellence in a Regional Area.

Local poet’s raw honesty rewarded

Local Lismore poet Peter Mitchell's collection Conspiracy of Skin was Highly Recommended at the Australian Centre Literary Awards last month.

Maddy’s a winner for wildlife

A year 6 student from Bangalow Public school has been getting up to award-winning extracurricular activities and making life better for koalas and humans.

Lismore’s solar farm wins Climate Council award

Several local councils were yesterday awarded top honours for their work on the climate change frontline, at the inaugural Cities Power Partner Summit Awards

Union joins fundraiser to feed reporters in Gaza

Photos, footage, audio and news reports from the middle east show nearly everyone in the Gaza is struggling to find food and essential medical supplies, including reporters.

Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Woman missing from Evans Head

Police are asking the public for help finding a woman reported missing from the Evans Head area but also known to frequent the Ballina area.

Teenager in Tenterfield crash dies in hospital

Police say they’re investigating a crash that killed a teenager in Tenterfield last week.