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Nimblefoot launches tonight in Byron 

Acclaimed Bangalow author Robert Drewe, who will be featuring at Byron Writers Festival, is having his latest book Nimblefoot launched by Kerry O’Brien at The Book Room at Byron at 6pm tonight. 

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Tweed Council refuse aged care facility Tweed Heads

The proposed aged care facility at Caloola Drive Tweed Heads (DA20/0712) was refused at the Tweed Shire Council meeting last Thursday.

Tragedy of the commons

The tragedy of the commons refers to a situation in which individuals with access to a public resource (also...

Singing songs of sorrow and resilience

Tucked away in a Mullumbimby music studio, a group of local musicians have been pouring their hearts out through song.

Council acknowledges desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps

Last night Lismore Council looked at House Relocations, Land swaps and Buy Backs when Councillor Adam Guise’s moved a motion that “Council acknowledges flood impacted ratepayers' desire for house relocations, buybacks and land swaps."

Comment: Time for another Police Royal Commission? 

It might be time for another investigation into the NSW Police Force, but this time, the police conduct under the microscope would be alleged overreach in the application of certain powers.

Base nurse finalist in NSW Health Excellence awards

A Lismore Base Hospital staff member has been recognised for excellence in nursing and midwifery. Emily Green is among 30 finalists nominated for the 10th annual NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.

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ARTEXPRESS to visit Tweed Regional Gallery

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is one of only two regional venues exhibiting ARTEXPRESS 2022. The exhibition is an annual showcase of exemplary artworks from the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW.

Creativity soon to run wild in Murwillumbah

Murwillumbah is about to come alive with a burst of creative activity as the Murwillumbah Art Trail (MAT) shows off the town with art, architecture and community events.

Thousands pack Tweed Gallery over holidays

Thousands of holidaymakers took the opportunity to visit Tweed Regional Gallery and the Margaret Olley Art Centre in the past month and attendances spiked during the Christmas and New Year period.

Tweed’s Olley art centre drawing them in droves

The most famous rooms in Australian art, as the Margaret Olley Art Centre (MOAC) in Murwillumbah was described during its opening eight months ago, are living up their reputation.

Governor-General launches Olley art centre

The Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah was officially launched by Governor General Quentin Bryce on Saturday in a gala celebration.

Governor-general to open Margaret Olley Art Centre in gala event

The Governor-general will be there - in her last official duty. And we will be covering it too. But if you want to attend the opening of the Margaret Olley Art Centre in person, you'd better be quick.

Mullum locals protest flood-prone pod site

Around 40–50 locals gathered outside the Byron Shire Council chambers this morning to highlight the risks of, and lack of due process around, the selection of the flood accommodation pod site in Mullumbimby.

Council: Goonellabah park not available for pods

Tuesday’s debate in the Lismore Council chambers was mostly about the community’s need for open, green space for sport and recreation balanced against the need for places to live.

Cabarita DA refused on character grounds

Tweed Shire Councillors refused a DA for a four-storey block of flats at 2-6 Tweed Coast Road, Cabarita Beach, despite the staff recommendation of approval.

Concerns over future of Murwillumbah Hospital

Northern NSW Local Health District have sought to reassure locals that facilities won't be downgraded or closed at Murwillumbah Hospital when the controversial new Tweed Valley Hospital in Cudgen near Kingscliff opens in 2023.