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September 22, 2023
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Tricky traffic on Terania as rail bridge repairs go ahead

In what is rumoured to be an indefinite closure, motorists have been advised that Terania Street, Lismore, will be closed to all traffic between Tweed and Peate streets from 7pm today as a result of damage to a rail bridge.

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Man dies at Dalwood Falls

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a body was pulled from the water at the notoriously dangerous Dalwood Falls, about 14km west of Ballina on Sunday.

Spring Equinox Spirit Fest 

Come to Murwillumbah for a magical day of harmony and joy at the Spring Equinox Spirit Fest. Organisers say ‘As the sun crosses the celestial equator, marking the beginning of a new season, we gather to celebrate the spirit of renewal, growth, and togetherness. This enchanting family-friendly event is on Saturday where all ages are invited to partake in a day filled with music, art, and shared experiences.

Scientists measure how much weed Australians put in their joints

How much weed is in that joint?  A team of Australian researchers has found that it is quite varied, which could have implications for public health policy.

Byron Hinterland Seed Savers

Byron Hinterland Seed Savers are coming to Mullum Farmers Market this Friday, 22 September at 8am for a seed swap. Bring any excess seeds/cuttings you have and come and collect some free seeds and cuttings.

Putting a little spring in your wiggle

It’s time for a spring wiggle with Equinox Tribe Connect at Durrumbul Hall this Saturday. This is a six-hour, six DJ adventure with Shaunti, Bhakti The Nectar Cow, Halo, Nick Taylor, Moe Aloha and Avaxa.

Cinema: The mutants are back!

They’re teenagers and they’re mutants! The turtles that rose to fame in the 80s are back (again) in the 2023 edition of reptilian ninjas – this chapter is computer-animated and ready for kick-butt fun.

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Child Safety review in Queensland

The Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Seniors and Disability Services, Craig Crawford, says he is deeply concerned by reports of alleged criminal behaviour, abuse and neglect in the residential care system, and he has ordered a wide-ranging review of the state’s residential care system.

Ballina MP accuses Labor state budget of failing social housing needs

‘Basically, I get less than $2 million for my electorate for social housing,’ Greens Member for Ballina Tamara Smith said in response to this week’s state budget announcement.

Tweed Council seeks businesses to join it’s rail trail ‘Connect Program’ 

Paying for the maintenance and providing an engaging visitor experience for the Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail is a key aspect of Tweed Shire Council’s (TSC) Connect Program. 

Facelift for Cape Byron walking track – but not everyone happy

The Cape Byron walking track that leads from Wategos Beach towards the Byron lighthouse has been given a ‘facelift’ by NSW National Parks. But not all users are happy...

Varroa mite here to stay as NSW pivots from eradication to management of costly invasive species

The Varroa Mite ‘(Varroa destructor and Varroa jacobsoni) is a parasite of adult honey bees and honey bee brood. It weakens and kills honey...