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Hearing Australia urges action on workplace hearing loss  

With more than 1.1 million Australians continuing to be exposed to harmful noise levels in the workplace, Hearing Australia is urging workers to protect their ears from dangerously loud sounds.

New digs for flood adaptation project

Mullum Cares has a new home in the Railway Shed Yard, on the corner of Prince and Ann Streets in Mullum.

Mullum biz petition for road improvements

A petition from Mullumbimby industrial estate business owners will be tabled at the upcoming September 29 meeting, which calls on Council to upgrade pothole ridden Manns Road.

CWA push for improved maternity services

The W in CWA stands for Women and the CWA have been standing up for women yet again during their recent webinar and annual Awareness Week campaign.

Woman critically injured in fight; second woman charged with attempted murder – Tweed Heads

A woman remains in hospital in a critical condition and a second woman has been charged following an alleged stabbing at Tweed Heads yesterday.

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between...

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Tweed Hospital main priority for new local health board chair

The new chair of the Northern NSW Local Health District board says overseeing development of the new Tweed hospital will be his main priority in the role.

Calls for more night staff at Ballina Hospital

Nurses at Ballina Hospital closed two beds and up to four treatment chairs on Monday night as they highlighted the dangers of having only one nurse on in emergency for the night shift.

Does your environment impact your health?

Since 1985, the proportion of Australian children who are overweight has doubled and the prevalence of obesity trebled.

North Coast hospitals getting better: report

Emergency departments across the region continued to experience high demand in the early part of this year, according to the latest Bureau of Health Information report. 

Ballina Hospital upgrade about to start

Ballina Hospital patients are set to benefit from a new, state-of-the-art operating theatre complex and medical imaging upgrades under a $7.35 million redevelopment, the government says.

53 unfilled health positions in local health district

NSW Labor has called on the Berejiklian government to explain how it is going to fill some 53 unfilled health and hospital jobs in the Northern NSW Local Health District, which covers the area from Grafton to the border.

Can Byron Bay’s old hospital be saved?

A group of locals is fighting to save the old Byron District Hospital site from developers and instead have it placed in community hands.

Kyogle Hospital security unacceptable: union

The first two months' operation of new staff rostering arrangements at Kyogle Memorial Hospital will see 76 shifts undertaken without a single licensed security staff member rostered on, according to the Health Services Union.

Tweed Hospital staff stop work over disciplined security guards

HSU members at Tweed Hospital are conducting a one-hour stop work meeting today over the treatment of two security officers who, the union says, have been disciplined over the way they conducted a violence prevention training program.

Labor calls for inquiry after Lismore hospital mental unit death

The NSW opposition is calling for an urgent parliamentary inquiry into NSW’s Mental Health facilities following the death of a patient in Lismore’s Adult Mental Health Unit. CCTV footage released yesterday showed the patient wandering naked and covered in faeces, falling at least 25 times.

Lambruk Pantry

Simon Haslam Lambruk Pantry is a family-owned local gourmet providore based in the heart of the Byron Shire. If you’re looking for something classy, that’s...

Oliver’s happy hens

‘If you can look after fifty chickens’, Oliver tells me, ‘you might as well look after 500.’ In between a steady stream of customers...

Alstonville takes out top tier of the Oceania Cup

The Oceania Cup delivered exciting and close football for the 19 teams that competed across last weekend at the Alstonville FC’s Crawford Park fields. The...

Great waves on offer for the Evans Head Malibu Classic

The 30th annual Evans Head Malibu Classic was run last weekend with clean one metre-plus waves on offer right across the four days of...