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Lismore hears of Grantham relocation

Jamie Simmonds, the man who directed the relocation of the town of Grantham in Qld, shared his story with Lismore residents last week.

Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

Ballina ‘Steps Up’ against domestic and family violence

The Ballina community came out in force to ‘Step Up Against Domestic Violence on Friday.

Locals protest pollution to air and farming of Casino incinerator

Toxic air pollution is what Northern Rivers residents will get if the incinerator that has been touted for the Richmond Valley Jobs Precinct in Casino goes ahead say locals who protested the incinerator on Saturday. 

Ballina council to kick-start waste reduction policies and projects

The Ballina Shire Council has voted unanimously to adopt a newly drafted policy aimed at waste reduction.

Stories about "fundraising":

Lennox musical fundraiser for Sierra Learners

One of Australia’s finest folk and roots duos, Ash Bell and Sara Tindley, will perform live at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Friday 18 November 2022. This event will raise funds for the Sierra Learners Association to help underprivileged children in West Africa.

Who’s a good dog?

Guide Dogs Australia has today revealed the best performing fundraising collection dogs, with Coles Mackay in Queensland taking out the honour of having the top fundraising coin Collection Dog in the country. Liverpool won the NSW category.

Ballina Rotary all shook up and powering forward

The Rotary Club of Ballina on Richmond has been busier than ever recently with flood recovery and fundraising, with a bit of help from Elvis. Now they're gearing up for a major mental health symposium.

Busy time for Ballina Region for Refugees

BR4R has not let the floods and COVID slow things down, with lots of recent happenings and more planned for the future.

Byron Lady Golfers pink balls fundraiser for breast cancer research

The Byron Lady Golfers were pretty in pink as they set out for the annual Pink Ball fundraising day, but not before they participated in some fun activities.

Secret Sounds auction for flood relief

Recently the Northern Rivers of NSW and Southeast QLD were devastated by flooding disasters of great magnitude and severity. Secret Sounds Flood Aid has been organised to help jumpstart the recovery, including a major auction.

Mother’s Day Classic coming back

For its 25th anniversary, the Mother's Day Classic is returning at locations across Australia to celebrate and honour those affected by breast cancer, as well as raising vital funds for breast cancer research.

Community the big winner at Rotary Duck Race

The Richmond River at Fawcett Park in Ballina was full of colour on the weekend for the 30th Rotary Duck Race. The event has raised a quarter of a million dollars for charity over its history in Ballina.

Byron Coastal Charity Walk is 10

Fundraising walkers are an essential support for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and registrations have opened for the 2022 Byron Coastal Charity Walk.

Violet joins World’s Greatest Shave in Ballina

Ten year old Violet Hansen from Skennars Head had an extreme haircut at school yesterday as part of the World's Greatest Shave, to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

Urine sample test: new way to detect and screen for early stages of Alzheimer’s disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis – one made well before signs of irreversible dementia are apparent – is key to providing effective intervention and treatment.

Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

A gentle day for refugee and asylum seeker families

Promoting community awareness, assistance and support, for asylum seekers and refugees, the Pottsville Refugee Support Group recently hosted refugee and asylum seeker families from Logan at a fun day at the beach.