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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

Natural Resources Commission using ‘propaganda’ to log koala feed trees sat NEFA

The North East Forest Alliance says that the assertion by the Natural Resources Commission report that logging of koala feed trees doesn’t have any impact on koalas is ‘dangerous propaganda’.

Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination...

Water Night coming tomorrow

Rous County Council is putting residents of the Northern Rivers to the test by challenging households to take up the Water Night Challenge.

Jeff Johnson calls for generational change at Ballina

The next in our series of interviews with Ballina Council hopefuls for the December election features Cr Jeff Johnson, who is also nominating for mayor after thirteen years service on council.

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Man charged with 40 historical child abuse offences – Lismore

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged historical sexual abuse and indecent assault of seven children in the state’s north.

Teacher charged over alleged historical sexual assault of student – Ballina

A man has been extradited from Queensland and charged after an alleged historical sexual assault of a student in Ballina.

Home schooling in a DV environment

One of the biggest threats facing children during the COVID-19 pandemic is not the virus itself, but the risks of living in a highly stressed and unstable hom

Mowing down child sexual assault

Australia’s million-dollar 'mowerman', 71-year-old Claude Harvey, was pushing his customised lawnmower through Mullumbimby and Bangalow to raise awareness about child sexual assault.

Man harasses teenage girl for sex in Ballina

A man has been charged after allegedly attempting to procure aa 13-year-old girl for sex in Ballina on Monday (October 31).

Woodburn teacher charged with child sexual assault

A Woodburn teacher has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl between 1995 and 1997 in the northern rivers.

Prisoner star refutes child-sex charges

Australian actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played the Freak in the original Prisoner series, will fight historic child sex charges.

Man, 95, charged with child sexual assaults

A 95-year-old man has been charged with 22 counts of child sexual assault dating back to the 1960s, some of which allegedly took place in Lismore.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.