The impact of schizophrenia on the person, their family is explored through the personal experiences of Meg Heggen whose 43 year old son has been ‘burdened by schizophrenia/schizo-affective disorder and major depression’.
Lismore Library won the Innovation in Outreach Services award for its support of the Lismore Lantern Parade and its prominent stained glass window displays.
The recent sate budget announcement that the NSW government will cut library funding by 18 per cent has caused an outcry with local Green candidate Sue Higginson pointing out that 'that every dollar spent on public libraries delivers a community benefit of around $3.20 and that use of libraries is on the increase'.
Library services in Lismore and Kyogle will receive close to $300,000 towards refurbishment and upgrades as part of the Public Library Infrastructure Grant program.
Lismore mayor Isaac Smith (Labor) has hit back at the north coast Greens, who have attacked the council’s plans to cut nearly $80,000 a year in funding to the library service.
Efforts to identify Aboriginal people from the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegle nations who were photographed back in 1873 will continue in Lismore this week.