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Caravan park to pay $2.3mil plus to consumers

The NSW Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s decision arising from the sale of the movable dwellings located on waterfront sites along the Tweed River.

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Contemporary Byron

David Morris, Byron Bay ‘In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/A stately pleasure-dome decree’, Coleridge. Lines penned supposedly after being woken from...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Dear Brittany

We watched you. We watched you break the silence. We heard the truth shatter like a glass hitting the tiles.

Helping Our Kids, help our kids

The Lismore Samson Fitness Challenge kicks off tonight in Lismore with the express aim of raising much-needed funds for the Our Kids charity.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

Interview with Janet Swain

Janet Swain is 14. She’s in love with the tragic and brilliant cellist Jacquleine DuPré. But one day her mother arrives home with a bassoon.

Stories about "child sexual abuse":

Bangalow man on 210 sex charges against 161 victims

Police will lay 210 additional charges against a man at court today, following an investigation into the origin of thousands of images and videos located on electronic devices seized in Bangalow last year.

Police arrest man on North Coast beach on child sex charges

A man will appear in court again today on charges of allegedly attempting to procure an underage girl for sex after being arrested at a North Coast beach on Friday.

Thus Spake Mungo: Will Malcolm’s apology get backbench support?

Malcolm Turnbull has always regarded John Howard as some sort of political mentor. It was Howard who encouraged and promoted him, and Howard who talked him out of giving up when Tony Abbott beat him by one vote for the party leadership he regard as his birthright.

Child pornography ‘produced in Ballina’

A man will appear in court next month after being charged with the production and possession of child abuse material at a rented storage facility in Ballina.

Lismore to host event for sexual abuse survivors

Life After Sexual Abuse, a Q&A taking place in Lismore next week, is an opportunity to ‘better understand the trauma inflicted by sexual violence and discuss strategies for support and healing,’ according to the event's organisers.

Supporting survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Eyes Wide Open is a seminar aimed at helping the people in a relationship with an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse.

A loyal friend is what many people need in this sometimes brutal world

The Rafiki Mwema orphanage, in their area of Kenya, are the only home in the area that specifically care for children who have been sexually abused.

Tweed bus driver charged with child grooming       

Police have charged a 48-year-old male bus driver over alleged child grooming offences on the Tweed Coast.

Council prayers are morally repugnant

Andrew Bennett, Tweed Heads. Tweed Shire Council is now asking attendees at the council meetings to remain seated and not stand for the draconian ritual...

Sisters’ horrific years of sex abuse by father

Two sisters who grew up on the northern rivers have been forced to relive a decade and a half of sexual abuse by their father and grooming by their mother in a Sydney court.

Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.

What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.