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Short film awesomeness

Flickerfest and iQ are back, Thursday to Saturday at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall. Go on a remarkable cinematic journey...

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Save Wallum

I listened to the Byron Shire Council (BSC) meeting to hear the fate of the Wallum site. Congrats to...

SAE Institute now a University College

Creative media educator, SAE, says it is has been reclassified from institute to a University College. 

Four killed in Wardell crash

The small riverine village of Wardell was the scene of an early morning crash that killed four people on the weekend.

Silence broken on gender pay gaps

The exposure of the gender pay gaps in large Australian organisations is a turning point for gender equality, but more must be done to hold employers to account, says a University of South Australia researcher.

Bangalow Film Festival starts next week!

Bangalow Film Festival is back for its fourth year and the full program is available in all its cinematic glory – and it starts next week. Grab the popcorn and settle in for exclusive world and Australian premieres of critically-acclaimed feature films, award-winning documentaries, beloved classics, plus masterclasses with industry experts, Q&A sessions, special guest encounters and surprise events.

Mullumbimby men’s team well placed to defend local water polo championship

The Mullumbimby men’s water polo team sit on top of the Far North Coast competition table after beating their major rivals, the Alstonville Rattle Snakes 8–4, earlier this week.

Stories about "Economics":

Lowe on Lowe

The announcement of a new Reserve Bank governor last week will be cold comfort to the many Australians groaning under the pressure of twelve interest rate rises since May 2022, but the departure of Philip Lowe should take some political pressure off the Albanese Government, even if he's not actually gone yet.

It’s not the fossils, it’s the fools 

Humans have been muddling along in cities for around twelve thousand years, says Wikipedia, although if you count using an alphabet of some kind as the criterion of civilisation, the time span drops to a mere fifty centuries.

Costs of native forest logging to NSW residents revealed

NSW Forestry Corporation’s Annual Report has been tabled in the NSW Parliament today and as expected, shows a $9 million dollar loss for the hardwood division.

What is modern monetary theory?

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is an approach to economics that views money as a human relationship, rather than a thing in our wallets.

Byron Bay Writers Festival dishes up food for thought – with actual food

Byron Bay Writers Festival is dishing up much more than food for thought once again in 2015 with food-infused events designed to both stimulate...

Carbon pricing will come sooner than later says Swan

Of course Wayne Swan thinks there is no ‘budget emergency’. A real budget emergency, he told a Byron bay crowd at the weekend, was the global economic collapse in 2008, which was when he was federal treasurer.

Steady state economy

Geoff Dawe, Uki. In a potentially green economy that occupies a post-industrial world, there is no such thing as unemployment. Similarly, there is no ‘growth’, for the whole thing becomes a Steady State Economy where the current population and future generations are supplied but there is no profit.

Economist slams electricity privatisation’s ‘record of failure’

Prominent Australian economist Professor John Quiggin has launched a scathing attack on energy sector privatisation, concluding that it has failed to deliver promised benefits...

Do we have to rely on bankers to protect the planet?

Just before Christmas, leading Citigroup analyst Elaine Prior took Australia’s coal freight giant Aurizon to task over the lack of board engagement on the science of climate change.

Marching in with a bang!

Get your party pants on as Nudge Nudge Wink Wink marches in with a bang this Saturday. Arrive early and leave late! Two incredible guest DJs join the Cunning Stunts residents in the Shed.

Bangalow Film Festival starts next week!

Bangalow Film Festival is back for its fourth year and the full program is available in all its cinematic glory – and it starts next week. Grab the popcorn and settle in for exclusive world and Australian premieres of critically-acclaimed feature films, award-winning documentaries, beloved classics, plus masterclasses with industry experts, Q&A sessions, special guest encounters and surprise events.

Interview with Lydia Lunch and Joseph Keckler

Tales of Lust & Madness is a new show from Lydia Lunch, New York’s ‘punk poet queen of extremities’ and Joseph Keckler, a singular performer once crowned the ‘best downtown performance artist’ in New York City.

Tintenbar-East Ballina face tough test to make LJ Hooker cricket finals

Tintenbar-East Ballina (TEB)senior cricketers face a stern test to make it through to the finals of the LJ Hooker first grade league after losing to Casino in their most recent two day-game.