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The Art of Woman highlights the upcoming Lismore Women’s Festival 

Friday evening saw a bountiful display of art at Lismore’s Serpentine Gallery celebrating the feminine and preluding the 2024 Lismore Women’s Festival. 

Other News

An adventure of a different kind

Two years ago adventurer Emma Scattergood discovered that a journey doesn’t always involve travel. In 2022, Emma was told she had stage 3 invasive lobular breast cancer. 

Woman missing from Evans Head

Police are asking the public for help finding a woman reported missing from the Evans Head area but also known to frequent the Ballina area.

Interview with Hayley Grace

Hayley Grace’s response to post-flood PTSD, was to look at life and healing in a different way, then come through the other side writing about it – her new single ‘Mary Jane’ is the result. Hayley and The Bay Collective, a raucous seven-piece big band – featuring a full horn section, guitar, bass, keys and percussion – will launch the song this week and play some shows to get it out there. Seven spoke to Hayley on the weekend to get her POV on The Bay Collective and recovery.

Mullum2Bruns Paddle returns

Exciting news for the 1,000 or so enthusiastic paddlers who come for competition, the dress-up fun, a family outing or showcasing their individual craft – the Mullum2Bruns Paddle returns !

Wallum: councillors failed to listen to the community

Thank you, Councillors Lyon, Pugh and Coorey for explaining what went wrong with the Wallum development application (DA) process on Facebook. The community f*cked up because they failed to object?

Housing parasites

Trying to fix the housing crisis in the Byron Shire by building more houses is like trying to put...

Stories about "Drowning":

Byron beach death and near-drowning reminders to swim between the flags

Serious incidents at beaches in Byron Bay, Lennox and Ballina have prompted renewed pleas from Surf Life Saving NSW to swim between the flags.

NSW summer’s drowning toll reaches 12

Surf Life Saving New South Wales says volunteer surf lifesavers have worked through one of the busiest days of the summer to date on NSW beaches.

Young man drowns at Tallow Beach, Byron Bay

A young man, described as in his 20s, was pulled from the water unconscious and not breathing by members of the public early this morning at Tallow Beach.

Woman dies after drowning – Coffs Harbour

A woman has died and a child has been rescued after both were caught in a rip at Coffs Harbour yesterday.

Drowning tragedy at Boulder Beach

NSW Police say a man has died after being pulled from the water near Lennox Head yesterday.

Surf lifesavers navigate shocking week as drowning toll soars

Seven drownings in six days marked a devastating week on our coastline which saw the coastal drowning toll for the summer to date soar to 23.

Man dies after being pulled unconscious from surf near Crescent Head

A Queensland man has died while swimming at a beach near Crescent Head yesterday afternoon.

Man drowns attempting to rescue daughter – Lennox Head

A man has drowned while attempting to rescue his daughter from the surf at Lennox Head overnight.

New Brighton rescue and tragedy

NSW Police say there is one person dead and another hospitalised after being rescued from surf at New Brighton today.

Swimmers saved by Emergency Response Beacon

Surf Life Saving NSW says that two men in their 20s have been rescued at Dreamtime Beach after a woman activated the Emergency Response Beacon, alerting the Surf Life Saving NSW State Operations Centre that the men were drowning.

Union joins fundraiser to feed reporters in Gaza

Photos, footage, audio and news reports from the middle east show nearly everyone in the Gaza is struggling to find food and essential medical supplies, including reporters.

Man missing more than two weeks

Tweed Byron police are asking the public for help finding a man reported missing for more than two weeks.

Woman missing from Evans Head

Police are asking the public for help finding a woman reported missing from the Evans Head area but also known to frequent the Ballina area.

Teenager in Tenterfield crash dies in hospital

Police say they’re investigating a crash that killed a teenager in Tenterfield last week.