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Saint Bob of the Greens in Lennox Head

With hardly a vacant seat in the auditorium, Bob Brown kept the party faithful’s eyes, ears and hearts glued...

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Australia Day in the Tweed

The Tweed community will reflect, respect and celebrate what it means to be part of the unfolding national story on Australia Day.

Largest slaughter of wildlife

The kangaroo is at risk of annihilation. Since European settlement, six Macropodidae species have already become extinct. The roo...

Big cheque for WardellCORE

This week, Wardell's Community Organised Resilience Effort was awarded $10,000 by Southern Cross Credit Union to start a community garden program.

Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

Long COVID may deal “lifelong disability” if no action taken says new research

Review finds long COVID effects major systems similar to chronic fatigue syndrome, POTS and other disorders.

Bob Brown – an inspirational activist and leader

Bob Brown is a legend, an inspirational activist who has devoted his life to protecting and preserving our precious environment and defending human rights. He will be in our region soon...

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NRCF continues to help those in need

The Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) distributed around $114,000 to a range of social, arts and environmental groups throughout the northern rivers region at Monday’s annual grants ceremony.

Tackling abuse of the elderly with bingo

When support from family and friends becomes diminished, the elderly can be at risk of ‘elder abuse’. One of the challenges in tackling elder abuse is raising awareness, as very often older people are not aware the conditions that they are experiencing constitute abuse.

Local philanthropy steps into the limelight

Australia may be ‘the lucky country’, but when it comes to sharing some of that luck through philanthropy we’re lagging behind our English and American cousins.

The importance of being philanthropic

by Mandy Nolan In a world where eight people have the equivalent wealth of the world’s poorest three and half billion, it is hard to...

Environment law fails to protect threatened species

A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.

Dr Philip Nitschke to visit Lismore

Controversial founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International, Dr Philip Nitschke will hold a free public meeting on NSW’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act at the Lismore Workers Club on Saturday.

Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

Ballina’s Citizens of the Year announced

Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.