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Man saved by Marine Rescue NSW after vessel capsized on Bruns Bar

A rapid response by Marine Rescue Brunswick volunteers has saved a man’s life after his 4.9 metre boat rolled on Brunswick Bar this morning.

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Wage peace not war

Northern Rivers Peace group, Remembering and Healing is inviting all community members to a peace gathering on the eve of ANZAC Day.

Rains, drains, floods

The ABC news and Guardian recently published reports of the potential return of La Niña in 2024 bringing similar...

Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this...

Invitation to get to know the real Nimbin

The MardiGrass Organising Body (MOB) say Nimbin's annual festival will kick off with the launch of a very special audiovisual book on Friday 3 May, 'Out There: a potted history of a revolution called Nimbin'.

Where the children can play: Lismore’s new Lego café

Walking through Lismore’s elegant Starcourt Arcade, a new burst of colour appears in one of its little shops, instantly prompting two children to squeal in delight: ‘Legoooooo!’.

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Where the children can play: Lismore’s new Lego café

Walking through Lismore’s elegant Starcourt Arcade, a new burst of colour appears in one of its little shops, instantly prompting two children to squeal in delight: ‘Legoooooo!’.

Disaster recovery needs to meet children’s needs: report

Children and young people living in the region’s temporary emergency pod villages have been exposed to community and domestic violence, drug-affected residents, and arguments between neighbours, a year long study has found.

How can parents support their kids starting school?

As schools across the country get ready to open the doors of education in 2024, an RMIT early childhood expert says children need emotional and behavioural support to ensure a smooth transition into the classroom.

Erring on the side of kindness

There is one thing we can all do in these wretched times of powerlessness and overwhelming sorrow. Give. 

Today there are 212 children in prison in NSW

Yesterday the Department of Communities and Justice revealed in NSW Budget Estimate hearings, that the per day cost of keeping a person under 18 in prison is $2,700.

Children share flood and landslide stories

No child is reported to have suffered serious physical injury in the floods and landslides that devastated the Byron Shire hinterland and beyond in early 2022, but the experience was ‘really scary’, as one child says, and likely unforgettable.

How do you rate the media rating system?

Parents are being asked to have a say on whether Australia’s media classification system is effective in informing decisions around age-appropriate films and video games for children.

Children value time and love above money 

During Child Protection Week we are being reminded that children value time and love above money and that parents can still give their children important things even though cost of living pressures may have cut into family leisure spending. 

Wiradjuri woman, Brenda Matthews, is carrying the healing story into the future

Brenda Matthews, a Wiradjuri woman, and her six siblings were removed from her parents in 1973; Brenda was two, and her eldest sister eight.

Child Protection Week: every child needs a fair go

National Child Protection Week began on Saturday and this year’s theme is ‘Every child, in every community, needs a fair go’.

Wallum showdown unfolds in Brunswick Heads

Around eight people have been arrested so far, since almost fifty police arrived at the Wallum development in Brunswick Heads this morning to escort machinery and other work vehicles on to the site. Police include local officers, members of the NSW Public Order and Riot Squad, and Police Rescue.

Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program announces 36 projects

Bridge expansions, upgraded pumps, enhanced evacuation routes and nature-based projects are just a few of the 36 projects being rolled out as part of...

Reef snapshot details widespread coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Latest CSIRO research shows that the fifth major bleaching event since 2016 is still unfolding, but bleaching was just one of the disturbances on the reef over summer.

Invitation to get to know the real Nimbin

The MardiGrass Organising Body (MOB) say Nimbin's annual festival will kick off with the launch of a very special audiovisual book on Friday 3 May, 'Out There: a potted history of a revolution called Nimbin'.