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Two deaths in Northern Rivers in previous 24 hours, 29 across the state

There were another two deaths reported in the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to  8pm 26 January with 44 people in hospital and five in ICU.

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Byron Shire 2022 Citizen of the Year

Jacqui Boyett, founder of the not-for-profit Global Ripple charity and op shop, is the Byron Shire 2022 Citizen of the Year.

Validity of a visa

As a 90-year-old, I have travelled many years since I was 18 years of age; to America, the UK...

$2m upgrade for Kyogle CBD

Kyogle's town centre is going to get a $2.048m facelift, local MP Kevin Hogan has announced.

Two deaths in Northern Rivers in previous 24 hours, 29 across the state

There were another two deaths reported in the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWHD) to  8pm 26 January with 44 people in hospital and five in ICU.

Free Skills for Recovery course available

Byron Community College say they have received NSW Government funding as part of the Skills for Recovery initiative.

What does Australia Day mean?

Another Australia Day. Another divisive polemic about the date, the day, and its meaning. Those who seek to change the date argue that 26 January signifies the beginning of Britain’s invasion of Australia and the violent expropriation of Aboriginal lands.

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Clown Doctors celebrate 15 years at Lismore Base

Today marks 15 years since the Clown Doctors commenced their role of music, magic and laughter for patients and staff at the Lismore Base Hospital.

Philanthropic night in Brunswick Heads

Local philanthropic organisation Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF) is holding its annual fundraiser at the Brunswick Picture House tonight from 6pm.

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...

Foundation bee-nefits the community

Story and photos by: Vivienne Pearson  Byron’s Katia Bee Project received a $25,000 funding boost last night (Thurs 24 November) from the Northern Rivers Community...

Vaccinating koalas against chlamydia

Koala chlamydia affects 60 per cent of koalas that are admitted to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital and is having a significant impact on koalas in the region. The figures have continued to rise each year.

Lismore Citizen of the Year 

Recognising her tireless work in helping people living with Parkison’s Disease Di Lymbury was awarded Lismore Citizen of the Year. 

RAT upcycling available in Mullum

Most of us have been far more concerned about how to get hold of rapid antigen tests (RATs) over the past few months than what happens to the plastic testing kits after use.

Bill will not prevent social media trolling: Law Council

The nation’s peak law advocay legal body, The Law Council of Australia, is calling for a nationally consistent approach to law reform as ‘the best defence against social media defamation’.