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Tweed residents outraged at destruction of koala habitat on Cobaki Creek
A 'legacy' floodplain development on the tidal estuary of Cobaki Creek, known to have recent koala sightings, was approved in 1996 and is now being cleared.
Women of song at The Con
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium (The Con), in association with Musica Viva Australia, is pleased to present a special event in its Concert Room on Friday 28 April – Women of Song. This innovative new show developed by the acclaimed Jessie Lloyd of Mission Songs Project includes themes of intergenerational practices, singing on, and from, Country, commitment to community, and preserving knowledge in song. It’s an intimate celebration of the ‘here and now’ of Indigenous culture, a rare mix of spontaneous conversation and songs exploring the modern-day practice and living heart of the world’s oldest living culture.
Dispatches from the polling booths
The political pendulum always swings, sometimes quite savagely, knocking out MPs. The late swing to Labor was detected a few days before the election by Newspoll.
World record holder turns to canvas
Renowned Australian multidisciplinary artist, Space Cowboy, is showcasing his latest art exhibition at the JEFA Gallery, in his hometown of Byron Bay.
No street gathering policy for Ballina Shire
A majority of Ballina Shire councillors have voted against a Greens-led motion for a new policy enabling resident-led street closures for gatherings and play.
Sleepbus: giving the homeless a good night’s sleep
A chance encounter with a homeless man in Melbourne was the beginning of a project that has seen Melbourne entrepreneur, Simon Rowe, create a safe place for people to sleep when there is nowhere else to go.
Local skateboarders ready for Ballina contest and NCAS tryouts
The Fair Go skate competition will take place at the Ballina Skate Park from this Friday March 31 and...
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Farewell to visionary, Ian Peter
Local visionary, environmental activist, and a pioneer founder of Australia’s first public internet service, Ian Peter, died December 26 in Byron Bay aged 73.
Murwillumbah Fire Station needs more firefighters
There is probably not one adult who hasn’t been grateful for the job that firefighters have done in this country, particularly in the aftermath of the The 2019–20 Australian bushfires.
Draw your puss to win cat pack prizes
The reason cats take up so much of the collective internet space is because they are just so incredibly cute – we love them! But we don't always keep them inside when they should be.
Dental clinic celebrates 30 years in Mullum
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It’s quite an achievement to own and operate a business for 30 years and more so with your life partner and that’s exactly what David and Kim Smith have done.
Working with Nature at the Living Lab
Living Lab Northern Rivers has opened their new exhibition 'Working with Nature' this week in their Lismore shopfront space, giving visitors the chance to learn more about flood mitigation strategies.