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Community the big winner at Rotary Duck Race

The Richmond River at Fawcett Park in Ballina was full of colour on the weekend for the 30th Rotary Duck Race. The event has raised a quarter of a million dollars for charity over its history in Ballina.

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Govt offer pandemic payments 

There is now financial support of up to $750 per week for individuals who have lost work because they have had to isolate – or if you are caring for someone who has to self-isolate or quarantine owing to COVID-19.

Northern Rivers closing in on 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases

There were 962 COVID positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the Northern NSW Health District in the 24 hours up to 8pm 11 January.

COVID infections

My dear old aunty just died of COVID-19 in a Sydney nursing home. Locally, my son and daughter-in-law have had...

No by-elections during this Tweed Council term

Tuesday's Tweed Council meeting's second order of business was to decide if a by-election should take place if a councillor could not continue in their elected role. 

Psychedelic medical trials to begin

A new clinical trial exploring the impact of psychedelic medicines on brain activity has come a step closer to fruition, after being partially funded and granted ethics approval.

The PM’s report from the National Cabinet meeting yesterday

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has released a media statement about the meeting yesterday of the National Cabinet.

Stories about "community grants":

$60,000 in SCCU grants announced

A share of $60,000 will help several projects do some really great stuff and today the Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) has announced the successful recipients of their 2020 Community Grants.

Community grants open for Richmond Valley Council

Around $37,500 is available to support the growth of local sporting clubs, charities, and community organisations across the Richmond Valley Council area

Ballina RSL gives back to community

Now in its 14th year, the Ballina RSL Club grants scheme is once again supporting local community groups, charities, and sporting groups.

Helping communities help themselves

Community groups that are looking to help support people and communities recovering from the recent swathe of crisis that have confronted Australian’s can now apply for grants through the Northern Rivers Community Foundation.

Helping communities cope through multiple crises

Looking at how communities are responding and what help they need to build resilience and capacity to cope now and into the future is a key aim of the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) and its recently launched Resilience and Regeneration Fund.

$100,000 for not-for-profits on offer

Last week, the 2020 Northern Rivers Large Grants Program was launched, giving local not-for-profits the chance to apply for a grant between $10,000 and $30,000.

Grants for sport infrastructure available

Grants of up to $500,000 are available for building and upgrading community sport infrastructure.

Got a good idea? Bag a Lismore community grant

The group Boomerang Bags owes much of its success to a $7000 community grant that it received last year from Lismore Council. What could you or your organisation do to help the community with around $10,000 in the kitty?

Govt splashes cash on community groups before Xmas

Around half a million dollars of state government cash is about to be handed out to community organisations in the Ballina and Lismore electorates, with the announcement sure to be a welcome Xmas present for the lucky winners.

The earliest unequivocally modern human remains in Africa

There may be earlier remains of modern humans – but science is certain about these ones.

The Greens launch NurseKeeper for nurses and paramedics

The Greens have written to the Premier to ask him to immediately introduce ‘NurseKeeper’ to urgently introduce pandemic pay and bonuses for nurses and paramedics. 

Lung specialist ‘we’re doing the best we can’ and Hazzard lays it on the line for the unvaccinated

At this morning's COVID-19 update press conference, Concord and Nepean Hospitals lung specialist Dr Lucy Morgan gave an update on COVID-19. Dr Morgan says she works as part of a team of people looking after patients with COVID.

Lismore’s Australia Day Ambassadors

Ahead of the Australia Day celebrations Olympians Kaarle McCulloch and Kevin Chavez have been announced as Lismore’s 2022 Australia Day Ambassadors.