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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

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What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.

Brunswick Heads marina berths to increase

Questions remain unanswered around a press release from Nationals MLC Ben Franklin’s office regarding a $2.8 million upgrade to...

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

Many curious minds have pondered the purpose of the rice paddy-like waterbodies that scallop the contour lines out into the Ewingsdale coastal plain that can be viewed from St Helena Road.

Suffolk Park pump track

Jinesh Attard, Suffolk Park Many in the local community of hillside Suffolk Park have come to understand the impact the pump...

Not quite ‘too late’

Desmond Bellamy, PETA Australia Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most famous naturalist, has just addressed the United Nations Security Council to...

Stories about "FSG collapse":

Former FSG manager joins joint council organisation

The Northern Rivers Joint Organisation (NRJO) has announced it has appointed former FSG regional manager Isabel Perdriau to the position of executive officer.

FSG collapse leaves disabled clients without carers

The collapse of the disability service provider FSG has led to clients being left without carers over the weekend and Monday.

Six month wait for pay rate confirmation: FSG

Front line staff employed by FSG, a disability service provider that recently went into voluntary administration, have been given until today (July 16) to accept an offer from CPL.

Union attacks FSG’s ‘lack of consultation’

The Services Union has slammed last week's announcement that NDIS provider FSG is going into voluntary administration, ‘leaving 900 workers in Queensland and 80 in the Northern Rivers with employment uncertainty’.

Local disability service provider goes into administration

Northern Rivers staff and clients of disability service provider FSG Australia are on tenterhooks after the company told staff on Friday that it is going into voluntary administration on June 30.

Interview with Mell Coppin and Zara Noruzi, from Byron Comedy Festival

Byron Bay Comedy Festival: Bringing in the Laughs. Last year wiped out our entire entertainment program, but while things aren’t completely back to normal, it’s looking up. The easing of COVID-19 Public Health restrictions means that smaller events are back!

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Aged Care Fail

Our aged care system is broken. We didn’t need a Royal Commission to tell us that many of our old people have been abused by the system that is supposed to care for them. But now we have hard evidence that we are failing our elders. Some of the data that has been released is shocking. One in five residents have experienced sexual or physical abuse.

Sowing the seed for a connected, local food chain

Lisa Machin If you’ve ever been to the New Brighton or Mullum Farmers Markets you’d be forgiven if you thought you were seeing double. Over the...

The moveable feast

David Lowe There’s never been a better time to revisit the classic picnic and its many variants. With many venues moving to focus on outdoor dining...