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SCU named as partner in two national drought hubs

Southern Cross University has been announced as playing a crucial partnership role in two new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs.

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Interview with Jean Kittson

Comedian, writer, and social commentator Jean Kittson has the ability to distil complex ideas into commonsense. Jean is one of the national treasures in conversation with Mandy Nolan and Fiona O’Loughlin at No Eggs for Breakfast, a comedic chat themed around life beyond fertility! It seemed remiss not to ask Ms Kittson on her take on the debacle that is federal politics and gender equity.

Local sailor triumphs in blustery Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race

Local sailor Craig Watson battled near gale-force winds on Coopers to have one of his best ever Brisbane to Gladstone yacht races claiming fourth place in line honours.

Where announcements masquerade as action

The great secret about government in Australia is this: no-one wants to know about government in Australia.

Bayside, The Corso

Annie Radermacher, Brunswick Heads A clear description of the proposed development as presented to the public was of 37 boarding...

Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

Poppa Veet Mayo, Main Arm Am I the only one who can smell a dead rat in this bubble called...

My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

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Byron Hospital thanks

Tana Parker, Point Cook, VIC. Unfortunately I had to present on December 23, 2018, at the Bryon Central Hospital due to a gardening accident involving...

Call for independent inquiry into Byron hospital death

NSW Labor has renewed calls for an immediate independent inquiry into the resourcing and capacity of mental health services across NSW after the avoidable death of a Byron Central Hospital patient.

Avoidable death of person with Down syndrome at Byron Central Hospital triggers inquest

A 50-year-old man with Down syndrome has died after he was found by security outside Byron Central Hospital when he was supposed to be receiving oon-on-one care.

Byron hospital theatres ‘must stay in public hands’

A large number of the local community could be locked out of their own ‘public’ Byron Central Hospital if its part privatisation continues, health workers have claimed.

Thanks to the hospital heroes

Jim Barnes, Brunswick Heads. In life we so rarely meet real heroes and at 5am on Tuesday I met a group of people who are...

Byron Central Hospital thanks

Chris Burke, Ewingsdale. I would like to thank the kind staff at Byron Hospital. I had a accident on a building site requiring numerous stitches. Too...

Byron Hospital working well

Stephen Reynolds, Byron Bay. I am of an age (where did all those years go?) when medical problems can rise rapidly and unexpectedly and as a...

Health district failed to book ambulance for stroke patient

The Northern NSW Local Health District has admitted that it failed to book an ambulance for a Byron Central Hospital patient diagnosed with stroke before the treating doctor told his wife to drive him to a Queensland hospital.

Stroke victim labels health district investigation ‘a whitewash’

A Coorabell stroke victim, whose wife was told by a doctor at Byron Central Hospital to drive him to John Flynn Hospital on the Gold Coast rather than go by ambulance, says the health district’s official response ignored the very issue that he was complaining about.

Another unlucky Byron stroke victim

Name and address supplied. Regarding your story on the treatment of stroke victim Paul Rea at Byron Central Hospital, Mr Rea is one of the lucky...

ALP puts war power reform on the agenda

The Australian Labor Party will hold a public inquiry into how Australia goes to war if elected to government next year.

Help from Red Cross for flood-affected communities in NSW

With disasters coming thick and fast as the climate emergency worsens, Australian Red Cross this morning launched financial help for flood-affected communities in NSW.

Rocky Creek Field Day coming in July

As part of the Rural Landholder Initiative, rural landholders in the Rocky Creek area are invited to an Off-stream Watering and Riparian Habitat Field Day.

Professor Graham Samuel says dementia care is personal

In a moving address to the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Dementia Australia Chair Professor Graham Samuel AC shared his personal experience of dementia – the anguish, bewilderment, frustration and torment experienced by his mother as she descended into the abyss of the disease.