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Byron Community College say they have received NSW Government funding as part of the Skills for Recovery initiative.

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Eva Ramsey says she will be her own woman on Ballina Council

One of Ballina's new councillors in B Ward is independent Eva Ramsey, who was elected as part of Sharon Cadwallader's team and is joining council for the first time. So why now, and what does she stand for?

Rainbow Temple squeezed by Lismore Council 

For two decades, the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank has stood as a striking reflection of the region’s proudly beating spiritual heart.

1,051 new cases of COVID-19 for Northern Rivers

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Ballina’s Citizen of the Year announcement to be livestreamed

As COVID 19 continues to make life complicated for people on the Northern Rivers and beyond, Ballina Shire Council has decided to livestream its Australia Day event, including the Citizen of the Year announcement, from 9am on Wednesday.

Food for thought?

‘The fundamental cause of the trouble,’ he wrote, ‘is that in the modern world, the stupid are cocksure while...

Hospitals under strain

With ever increasing pressure on health services across the nation and locally, how are health staff coping – and are there enough ICU beds and ventilators to cope with the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases?

Stories about "Corey Barker":

Ballina police face assault, perjury trial

A group of policemen are accused of fabricating a story that a man, who was allegedly assaulted in the Ballina police station, punched a senior constable.

Ballina cops to face trial over bashing

Four police officers will stand trial next year accused of bashing an Aboriginal man at Ballina. A total of 25 charges were laid against six officers after an incident involving Corey Barker at the Ballina police station in January 2011.

Police charged over Ballina station bashing

Six former and serving NSW north coast police officers face charges of fabricating evidence about a 'violent' arrest of Ballina man Corey Barker in 2011 following a Police Integrity Commission investigation.

Cop culture to blame

John Scrivener, Main Arm. Prosecuting those Ballina police officers implicated in the bashing of Corey Barker is an appropriate first step but it won’t address the root cause of police brutality.

PIC wants Ballina cops charged

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcru6kcbq4Q The Police Integrity Commission (PIC) yesterday recommended charges be laid against six Ballina police officers over the assault of Aboriginal man Corey Barker at...

Daintree buyback sees more forest retained

Over the last two-and-a-half years, the Mullumbimby based Rainforest 4 Foundation has had a mission to buy back parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest that were subdivided for sale in the 1980s. 

Check a charity’s status before donating to a good cause

It wouldn't be the first time generous people have been scammed by fake charities and in the wake of the Tonga disaster, Australia's charity regulator is urging a quick check before donating.

Lismore Council’s Advisory Groups need you

Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg said the Council is seeking passionate locals to participate in the Aboriginal Advisory Group, the Access and Inclusion Advisory Group and the Nimbin Advisory Group.

A new Mungo needed

A new Mungo is needed to investigate, report and comment, because the major media sure as hell ain’t! When is the Australian Government (via the...