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Surfing on the spectrum – free fun for everyone at Lennox and Byron this Sunday

Ocean Heroes will be giving children who are on the autism spectrum the chance to experience what it is like to be in the ocean on a surfboard this Saturday at Lennox Head and Sunday in Byron Bay.

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A long story

I see that Israel supporters take exception to the expression ‘from the river to the sea’ as meaning that...

Gas

Living in a modern world I see on social media, etc. world melting, CO2 production associated topics. So having recently...

Primary care nurses supported in community

Health services, particularly GP services, have been stretched over recent years and new funding to support nurses and build...

Editorial – Optics vs reform

One of the more hyped elements of last week’s federal budget was a $300 handout to every homeowner to alleviate the increase in energy costs.

Kinship Festival returns Saturday 25 May to Murwillumbah

The Kinship Festival – a free North Coast cultural festival led by First Nations people – will be held in Knox Park, Murwillumbah on Saturday, 25 May.

Rally demands action over Gaza

As the crisis in Gaza continues to escalate, a march through Byron’s streets last Saturday demanded immediate action from the Australian Labor government to stop the genocide and mass starvation of the Palestinian civilian population in Gaza.

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CWA calls for NSW govt to reject waste-to-energy incinerators

State Member for Lismore, Janelle Saffin, says the NSW Country Women’s Association (CWA) voted at its recent AGM to oppose waste-to-energy incinerators.

CWA Bruns helps young people negotiate respectful relationships

There is no excuse for violent relationships and the Love Bites program is actively working to change attitudes, norms and behaviours.

Create community connection and support

When there is an emergency sometimes the people you can rely on most are your neighbours and members of your local community.

Editorial – Value our volunteers

There have been no shortage of challenges in Australia in the last few years – drought, fire, flood, and now COVID-19. And we are already heading back into fire season with local crews currently on the ground in Duranbah and Stokers Siding.

CWA advocacy for domestic violence, defibrillators and fire management

The Country Women’s Association (CWA) does an immeasurable amount of good works in the community that go far above and beyond making bloody good...

Major funding announced for Bangalow organisations

Scout Wallen Local MP Justine Elliot announced major funding for three Bangalow community organisations on Wednesday 11 December. ‘I’m delighted to be able to deliver funding...

Two Byron community spaces to be refurbished

The Mullumbimby War Widow’s Cottage, which is one of the homes of the Byron Youth Service (BYS), and the Brunswick Heads CWA Hall will be improved with the help of NSW government funding.

CWA rewards local student for Poland presentation

Georgia Osborn, from Main Arm Upper Public School, won the CWAs first prize with her power-point presentation on Poland.

Country women are standing up for the land

The second state Country Women’s Association has raised its hand to protect the future of the land and rural communities.

Wardell landowners asked to support fire ant eradication

Nearly 900 Wardell properties require treatment for fire ants, but the eradication team needs permission from each landowner.

The Darling Muffs of May need your help to reach fundraising target

Raising money to support frontline services for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has been the driving force behind the Darling Muffs of May’s fundraising this year.

Why does Iron Gates developer get another bite at the DA?

Locals, concerned residents and other parties were left in the dark for the first 15 minutes of the Iron Gates (Goldcoral Pty Ltd) Land...

Death and Dying expo May 25

On Saturday May 25, a free Death and Dying expo will be held at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall from 10am-2pm.