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One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

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COVID-19 hospital horror – opening up and the dangers ahead

A hospital is not a health farm. For a start, the food has a terrible reputation. Seriously though, when life is on the brink, a hospital is the destination.

Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

Charges after cars damaged in police pursuit – Coffs Harbour

Police say a man has been charged following a pursuit, where a number of cars – including an unmarked police car – were sideswiped on the Mid-North Coast yesterday.

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

Immunity

I know I’m not the only one who has joined the dots between Byron Shire having the lowest vaccination...

Gladys’ resignation

The entrenched corruption that tied senior politicians and police to notorious underworld figures in NSW for decades from the...

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A Harmony Festival for everyone

Australia is a melting pot of cultures and nationalities – about half of our citizens were born overseas or have a parent from overseas and we all know someone who wasn’t born here.

Culture roundup: Nov 22–29, 2017

Pottering in the Hills Diana of Ilanga Studio has been potting in the hills of Federal for more than twenty years drawing on inspiration from...

Culture December 10

A big part of any cultural society is it's ability to take the piss – we head up this week's menu with the last comedy night for the year at Ocean Shores Tavern on Thursday – it promises to be a cracker, featuring the best of the best comics over the past 12 months.

Culture December 3

This week's culture section starts with your body as the vehicle of life. From the exuberance and passion of youth to the challenges of injury, illness and ageing, it traverses the landscape of pleasure to pain. Everyone’s body has a story…

Culture October 1

A great week of culture starting with Anna Dorrington who presents Grim Fairy Tales where she explores and exposes issues about the role of women, female identity and societal expectations around the concept of the ideal woman.

Culture September 17

An interesting week in Culture with a couple of good laughs included – the first a chance to laugh it up with Ellen Briggs as the MC for the popular Open Mic Comedy Night – BellyLaugh at the Brewery on Thursday.

Culture September 4

This week the Culture round up takes off with 'Hermitage Revealed' which takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas.

Culture August 20

Raising Funds for the Children of Gaza is where our Culture column begins this week – Byron Forums have been hosting conversations around the topic of this conflict and this Saturday they are hosting a lantern vigil at Belongil Beach with a forum and fundraiser at the Byron Centre to follow at 7pm.

Culture August 13

There's a great line-up of Cultural events coming our way, headed up by the hilarious Frank Woodley and his funny bones. Whether he’s being a comedian, clown, actor or acrobat he is constantly creating characters and worlds to engage audiences of all ages.

Culture July 30

With lots of comedy in this week's Culture wrap up, there is sure to be plenty to laugh about

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

Pain from arthritis can be debilitating and ‘is the most frequent cause of disability among adults in the developed world,’ says Professor Stephen Myers from Southern Cross University (SCU).

Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.