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Cinema: The Woman From Uruguay
The Woman From Uruguay and 2,000 of her closest friends In an era where cultural production has lost its impulse...
Tragic death of two men in Yamba
NSW Police have today spoken to the media after the body of a man and a teenage boy were located inside a home at Yamba yesterday.
#BeatPlasticPollution this World Environment Day
It’s World Environment Day and this year the spotlight is on finding solutions to plastic pollution – #BeatPlasticPollution.
Sustainable fashion course in Byron this season
Born in Byron, bred in a sweatshop, made from earth-destroying parts and brought back to you with copious carbon miles… it’s fast fashion, but it’s not a good look.
20 years on – Patterson Hill
Shame on those who suspect that the Patterson Hill activists 20 years ago might have been more concerned about...
Call for rails on the steep slope of Tweed rail trail after cyclist’s fall
On Sunday a 75 year-old man fell down the steep side of the Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail near Crabbes Creek and breaking his hip.
In his apologia for Israel, what Danny Wakil failed to mention about Israel’s formation is significant. From his description you’d...
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Lismore mental health unit to get overdue upgrade
Four years after the death of Miriam Merten at Lismore Base Hospital mental health unit, the state government has announced a $1.2 million upgrade of its facilities.
Avoidable death of person with Down syndrome at Byron Central Hospital triggers inquest
A 50-year-old man with Down syndrome has died after he was found by security outside Byron Central Hospital when he was supposed to be receiving oon-on-one care.
Justice Action calls for external overview of mental health
The NSW minister for Health is refuting claims by Justice Action that the 19 recommendations from the review following the death of Miriam Merten at Lismore Hospital would not prevent this event recurring again.
Merten death review won’t prevent another death
The Justice Action group, a community group of solicitors and mental health advocates, have said the review of the death of patient Miriam Merten at Lismore Hospital is a ‘whitewash’.
Public health care forum in Lismore tomorrow
A NSW parliamentary committee will hold a public forum in Lismore on Tuesday (October 24) following the death in care of Miriam Merten in the Lismore Base Hospital mental health ward in 2014.
Labor wants north coast hearings for mental health care inquiry
Shadow minister for mental health Tania Mihailuk called on the NSW Government to set public hearing dates in Lismore and across the north coast for its inquiry into care of mental health patients during a visit to the region yesterday.
Govt mental health review ‘a claytons inquiry’
A Ballina health practitioner has described the state’s recently announced review into mental health services as sweeping the problem under the carpet and is calling for local residents to contact their local MPs about it.
Nurses welcome review following Lismore Hospital death
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association has welcomed the NSW Government's independent review into seclusion, restraint and observations in the state’s mental health system following the 2014 death of patient Miriam Merten at the Lismore Base Hospital’s mental health unit.
Interview about the Spaghetti Circus Scholarship Program
Spaghetti Circus is helping kids fly! Spaghetti Circus’ passion is empowering healthy, active, happy kids. Despite being a small not-for-profit organisation, Spaghetti is committed to...
Keep the homeless in Tweed warm
It’s no secret that the Far North Coast has some of the highest homelessness figures in the country and Dharma Care is determined to...
At last! The 2023 Lismore Eisteddfod
Finally, after an absence of three years, we are back on our feet. Covid and the 2022 Lismore flood couldn’t keep a good eisteddfod...
Global Village and Little Splendour
With the countdown to Splendour in the Grass well and truly on, the festival is thrilled to reveal the lineups for Global Village and...