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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Call to recognise value of wetlands and stop developing floodplains
The clearing of the flood prone development site at 60 Tringa Street, Tweed Heads appears to have been completed by developers MAAS Group Holdings who then pulled out from the site on 24 April.
Local know-how not enough to take NSW Mid-Amatuer golf tournament
Local golfers, David Calvert and Mat Crandell, have finished third and fourth in the 2023 Srixon NSW Mid-Amateur held...
Vale George Davidson OAM former Tweed Shire Councillor
A funeral will be held today for George Davidson OAM who was once a Tweed Shire Councillor and a passionate advocate for the Tweed.
Labor Government committed to the demerger of Murwillumbah Education Campus
The significant issue of a merger of several Murwillumbah schools has been ongoing since 2020 when the then State Government announced via Sarah Mitchell MP that four public schools would be amalgamated into a single Kindergarten to Year 12 campus at Murwillumbah High.
Private partnership sought for bioenergy facility proposal
Byron Council have been forced to explore the possibility of a public private partnership to fund its planned bioenergy facility in Byron Bay.
Help kids fly…
Spaghetti Circus is calling for supporters for their Scholarship Program in 2024. Spaghetti’s passion is creating healthy, active, happy kids....
Stories about "consumer rights":
Free-range pork claims misleading
The NSW minister responsible for fair trading matters, Victor Dominello, must push for a nationally legislated standard for free-range pork products after the ACCC...
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.