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Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

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Lismore flood video goes viral

Working with kids in Lismore and Murwillumbah after the floods Byron Bay NGO One Vision Productions delivered two free hip-hop workshop programs to local youths residing in these flood-affected areas.

Perplexed

Perplexed to read Richard Jones’ article ‘Now’s the time for those reforms’, when the opening sentence quotes: ‘Just over...

Fairness in IR

The righteous outrage emanating from the western political class and its mass media over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine might...

Ballina Shire Council approved for special rate increase

Ratepayers in the Ballina Shire can expect slightly higher bills for council services and infrastructure maintenance after approval from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal.

Committee to examine teacher shortages

The NSW Upper House’s Education Committee say they have commenced an inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Next step for Byron Shire coastal management

Byron Shire Council will move to the next step of their Coastal Management Program (CMP) that will cover the Shire’s southern coastline and Belongil estuary, after an ongoing grant was approved by the NSW government

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Baker Boy to appear at Boomerang 2019

Baker Boy is just on of the awesome acts you can catch this year at Boomerang, the festival within a festival at Bluesfest

Xavier Rudd at Boomerang

Xavier Rudd, Australian Musician, activist and surfer is an artist of both imagination and conscience. Xavier Rudd's ability to marry uplifting melodies with thought-provoking themes and concepts produced music that, one way or another, makes you feel good.

Out came a (Thelma) Plum

One of the very special artists at Boomerang Festival is the recently unearthed indie roots artist Thelma Plum. Dug out by Triple J, this woman who cites Marianne Faithful as a major influence has an effortlessly beautiful mind-blowing, ear-thrilling voice, and a presence that will transfix you. Seven spoke with Ms Plum on the eve of her Boomerang show.

When Busby Met Marou

In the couple of years since the release of their debut self-titled album, Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou have travelled the far four corners of the globe making friends. They’re on the road again and will celebrate the October 4 release of their new album Farewell Fitzroy by playing at Boomerang Festival.

Boomerang: Jerome Kavanagh – NZ

Te Haa Aio is music, dance, theatre and stories all rolled into an intimate journey. Be astounded by the lullaby of an ancient whale tooth or the wind instruments of an albatross wing. Hear the sound of more than 40 different Maori musical first instruments of Aotearoa,

SOS: Slip-on Stereo the band to see

Funky and fresh faced, Brisbane-based four-piece band Slip-on Stereo has been considered the ‘band to see’ since breaking onto the scene in early 2012. Self-described as ‘summer sounds’, their style is a unique blend of pop, funk, RnB, reggae and anything else they feel inspired to throw in the mix.

The Roach Approach

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ewkw3UpB54 Mandy Nolan Archie Roach is one of Australia’s beloved singer/songwriters with a voice and sensibility that is this country’s most important songline. He chats with...

A Festival of Engagement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhgDqY7_RGs Mandy Nolan Boomerang Festival have just made their first artist announcement with headlines Gurrumul, Shellie Morris, The Medics, Thelma Plum, Ernie Dingo and Sean Choolburra...

Yanyuwa Women sing up their story for Boomerang

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdEvTMMFOvU Mandy Nolan Shellie Morris has been called a 'chanteuse of rare seriousness and grace'. This unique artist has traversed the most glamorous world stages to...

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.

Park trouble for BARCO

A group of dog owners who met at the common shed at the Brunswick Heads Sports Fields last Sunday say they were confronted by three men with a dog who were camping at the location.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Govt to rebuild Northern Rivers from July 1

The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) will come into existence from July 1. So what is it, and how will it assist flood-affected residents across the region?