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Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

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Lismore Council chooses costly by-election over ‘countback’ if a council position becomes vacant

New Councillor Big Rob took to the floor of the Lismore Council chambers during the first council meeting (Tuesday...

Lismore Councillors sworn in and Committees decided

On Tuesday, Lismore City Council GM Michael Donnelly facilitated the swearing-in of the new Mayor and 10 Councillors in the chambers at Goonellabah.

Interview with Tex Perkins

It is understandably difficult to pull together a coherent picture of Tex Perkins – a man whose career has included everything from the lilting, dark country of the Dark Horses, to the hard-edged and snarling pub rock of the Beasts Of Bourbon, through to the evocative soundscapes of the Cruel Sea and beyond... 

Frontline health workers supported

It started, in classic Byron style, with a batch of bliss balls. The homemade treats were whipped up for the nurses at Byron Hospital by local, Sarah Armstrong, after she heard how challenging life had been for them during the Omicron outbreak.

Northern Rivers Animal Services needs helpers

Ballina-based animal welfare organisation Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc is on the lookout for cat-lovers to help at their cat cottage, and foster carers for both dogs and cats.

An unexpected vote for two Rous representatives from Lismore Council

Last night the new Lismore City Council voted for two Councillors to represent Lismore on Rous County Council, even though the agenda was clear that Rous County Council voting had been excluded owing to the requirement for a minimum nomination period of 21 days.

Stories about "Boomerang Festival":

Boomerang Festival gets a hand

Harvest Cafe and The Three Blue Ducks joined forces last Friday at Coorabell Hall to raise funds for the Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang Festival needs your help

The Boomerang Festival is in its final weeks of a crowd-funding campaign and is hoping the northern rivers public will contribute.

Budget boomerang

Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner. The announcement of the 2014 Boomerang Festival not going ahead demonstrates the critical importance of arts funding to maintain a vibrant arts and cultural sector.

2014 Boomerang Festival cancelled

Organisers of the Boomerang Festival of first nations have announced the 2014 event will not go ahead and said they are rebranding it as a biennial event. The announcement follows a withdrawal of funding.

‪Boomerang Festival set to return ‬

Organisers of the inaugural Boomerang Festival of indigenous music and culture held at Tyagarah over the weekend were boyed by its success and crowd response, vowing it will come back bigger and better next year.

Boomerang Festival takes off

Renowned actor and dancer Ernie Dingo will MC the opening ceremony of the Boomerang Festival at 6.15pm today hoping to create history by inviting festival goers to participate in Australia's biggest Flash Mob experience.

In Conversation with George Negus

George Negus is one of Australia’s most loved broadcasters. Loved for what has been called his ‘warm, common touch’, as a journalist Negus has long been the champion of the underdog, and a voice of reason when it comes to tackling complex social issues. Negus is one of the featured speakers at Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang heading our way

http://youtu.be/QVCWQd_6go8 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Yirrkala bark petitions that changed the way Australia related to its first peoples. So it’s...

Bow and Arrow’s eccentric duo

Bow and Arrow are an eccentric husband-and-wife duo that live in a big love bubble in the Blue Mountains. Bow (Mindy Jane) met Arrow (Mitchell Kwanten) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and they have been partners in crime ever since.

Finding her Tribe

Mandy Nolan My mountain greets your mountain, my river greets your river, my Tribe greets your Tribe. Prepare to be immersed in the powerful sounds of...

Free KYUP! Project workshops

Empowering our next generation to value and champion their safety and well being through self-worth and self-defence is the mission of the KYUP Project who are running free workshops in the Northern Rivers today and tomorrow.

Renew Fest hosts May vigil for grief

Renew Fest will host a weekend-long Vigil For Grief in May 2022, and will return with the festival itself in 2023.

BoM tsunami warning for the NSW Coastline

The State Emergency Service (SES) has issued a tsunami warning as a result of an eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apa in the Tongan Islands at 3.10pm AEDT yesterday, Saturday, January 15.

Man dead after Lismore stabbing

NSW Police say a man has died, and two others have been injured, following a stabbing in Lismore overnight.