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Lismore Women’s Festival cancelled

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis that is sweeping NSW and other states in Australia the Lismore Women’s Festival has been cancelled.

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Man dead after Lismore stabbing

NSW Police say a man has died, and two others have been injured, following a stabbing in Lismore overnight.

Empty shelves

The local supermarket has no toilet paper, rice and little pet food. This is not merely a local event,...

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. 

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. 

RATs to the rescue: understanding our transition to rapid antigen testing

At-home testing kits herald a new phase of pandemic management – but how do they work? Pivoting quickly from the...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Emergency response for our emergency responders

We need our nurses. Right now, they are the most important workforce in the country. Not politicians or real estate agents or tradies or miners. Nurses. Paramedics. Hospital doctors.

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Culture Roundup: 29 August 2018

Circus Rio Lismore Showgrounds | Thursday til 9 September | 7pm Circus Rio bring their electric energy to Lismore Showgrounds for an action-packed season in what...

Local indigenous icon, Digby Moran, exhibits in Lismore

Albert (Digby) Moran is one of the Northern Rivers’ most recognised artists. Growing up on The Island is a major solo exhibition by an artist continually seeking new ways to express his place within Bundjalung land.

Culture: 22 August 2018

Terrapin Puppet Theatre present Red Racing Hood NORPA at Lismore City Hall | Friday 31 August, 6pm | Saturday 1 Sept, 11am | $15–38 Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s Red...

Culture Roundup: 15 August 2018

A round-up of the coming events in the Byron Shire and beyond.

The hills of Bangalow echo with the sound of music

The soothing and beautiful sounds of classical music drifted over the hills of Bangalow last weekend during the 17th annual Bangalow Music Festival.

Creating art can be the ultimate in upcycling

This year’s Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk encompasses all aspects of the environment, from the actual sculptures, to the materials used, to the setting of the exhibition itself.

Culture Roundup: 8 August 2018

A round-up of the coming events in the Byron Shire and beyond.

Culture Roundup: 1 August 2018

Writers at the Rails: Jesse Oliver, David ‘Ghost Boy’ Stavanger, David Hallett The Rails | Sun 5 August | 2pm | FREE Writers at the Rails’...

Culture Roundup July 25 2018

Wonderbabes By Kate McDowell The Quad, Lismore | Thursday 2 till Saturday 4 August | 7pm | $25-30 Wonderbabes is a powerful and thrilling live storytelling performance...

Culture Roundup: July 18 2018

A Roundup of cultuarl events in Byron shire and beyond

Vale Byron girl, Patricia Marcia Dailhou 

Patricia, better known as Pat or Patsy, was born in Byron Bay in 1933 and was the second eldest of nine, to Horace Cecil Vernon Freeman (better known as ‘Bluey’) and Dorothy Lulu Freeman (nee Daniels). 

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. 

Over 1,000 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern Rivers

There have been 1,099 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to 8pm 18 January. These numbers include 663...

Localisation shines as supply chains weaken

While Coles and Woolworths struggle with supply chain issues caused by the Omicron outbreak, local farmer’s markets and independent food retailers appear to be coming into their own.