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Mullumbimby Hospital must be demolished: report

The two main buildings at the Mullumbimby Hospital site will have to be completely demolished and the land remediated at a cost of more than $3 million after they were found to be riddled with asbestos that poses a high risk to future users and the surrounding community.

Rallying round Mullum hospital welcomed

Jeremiah O’Toole, Myocum. Congratulations to all involved with the saving of the Mullumbimby Hospital and a call to arms to our cousins in Byron Bay suburbs to rally likewise to save the old Byron Hospital for the community.

Done for a dollar! Mullumbimby hospital site sold

Hazzard's hands are off! It has just been announced that the Mullumbimby hospital site has been offered to the Byron Shire council for $1 by the state government.

Byron Council may buy Mullumbimby Hospital site

An eleventh hour change of heart by the state government could see the demolition of the Mullumbimby and District War Memorial Hospital halted and the Byron Shire Council purchase the land for community use.

Mullum hospital should be for community use, not the wrecking ball

David Bradbury, Wilsons Creek. There’s an ominous air of doom surrounding the security fenced-off proud community asset of Mullum hospital which suddenly reached its ‘use-by date’ when the new Byron hospital opened.

Farewell Mullumbimby Community Birthing Service

Midwives, mums, dads and bubs assembled for commemorative photos at the Mullumbimby Hospital grounds on Saturday. It was to mark the significant history of the hospital’s birthing unit.

Carols to farewell Mullumbimby Hospital

Carols by Candlelight preparations are underway in Mullumbimby, and the event will this year be held for the last time at the hospital grounds.

Nurses fearful of Byron Central Hospital staff cuts

Nurses and midwives have slammed a proposed workplace plan for the Byron Central Hospital which requires them to re-apply for their jobs. The boss of the region's health service maintains however that they have nothing to fear.

Minister mute over Mullum Hospital land grab

NSW health minister Jillian Skinner’s office has declined to comment over whether she supports a valuable piece of real estate being returned to the community after it was secretly transferred to her department in 2010.

Mullum hospital campaign kicks off

A public meeting to rally support for keeping the Mullumbimby Hospital site in community hands kicked off its campaign last Thursday.

Locals gathering to object to burning forests, plastic, foils, and tyres for energy at Condong sugar mill

A public protest is taking place this Friday meet near the Condong sugar mill, north of Murwillumbah, at the big fig tree on Tweed Valley Way on Friday, 22 October at 10am to object to the burning of trees and ‘forest waste’ by Cape Byron Power to generate electricity at the Condong sugar mill.

Looking for men with osteoarthritis of the knee

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Teacher vax

Dear teachers and community members. I have recently received an email from within my school community that asks me to place my name on...

Biz smashed by new COVID-19 regime

It was proudly trumpeted as ‘Freedom Day’ by the State Government. But for much of the local business community in the Northern Rivers region, October 11 was anything but.