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New wave of antisocial behaviour hits SGB

Drug use, fights, vandalism, destruction of property, and violent intimidation of locals sitting in their homes.

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Celebrate a native food Christmas with Mindy Woods & Santos Organics

A time for culture and connection at the table – Santos Organics are excited to announce that Mindy Woods...

Health professionals join coal port blockade

Health professionals have announced they will join climate activists this weekend at the People’s Blockade of Newcastle coal port. They will spend 30 hours in canoes on the water, blocking shore access to all coal-carrying ships to the world’s largest coal port.

Win for Cabbage Tree Island community

Member for Ballina Tamara Smith MP has secured a review of the NSW Labor Government’s decision which dispossessed the Aboriginal community of Cabbage Tree Island from their traditional lands, with Minister for Aboriginal Affairs David Harris now committing to a 'future on the island' for residents.

Mullum REDinc art show this Friday

Tomorrow night participants at REDinc in Mullumbimby will be putting on their ‘one night only’ Art Expo that is open to the public from 6-8pm at 22 Tincogan Street, Mullumbimby.

Live on the Lawn

Harvest is thrilled to present an evening of pure auditory bliss on the Harvest Village Green, featuring none other than the extraordinary Sylvie (US) and home-grown virtuoso Tex Crick (AUS)!

Ballina rally against domestic violence this Friday

Police and Rotarians are inviting people on the Northern Rivers to wear purple and join them in speaking out against domestic violence this Friday in Ballina.

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Planet Watch: Living off grid and accepting nature’s limits

Living off grid can teach an individual about living within the limits of their immediate environment – a lesson we need to learn as individuals and as a species. We are well on the way to tipping the Earth beyond its ability to support the myriad lifeforms, including us, that are here.

Youth wellness app launching Nov 30

A free wellbeing app for young people, developed by young local Indigenous people on the Northern Rivers, is being launched this Thursday, November 30 at the M-Arts in Murwillumbah from 5pm.

Mandy Nolans Soapbox: Climate is About People

What scares you more? The impact of warming by 1.5 degrees that results in drought, famine, heat stress, species die-off, loss of entire ecosystems and habitable land and 100 million people being thrown into poverty? Or a hundred or so activists in a kayak?

Turning eight at the Nudge

Saturday is the day for you to arrive early and stay late! Cunning Stunts’ Nudge Nudge Wink Wink: The Ultimate Party with a Conscience is turning 8!   Eight performances will dazzle on this date, filled with bangers all day long for you to dance and gyrate to fromt their magical birthday line up – we can’t wait!  Guest DJs: Iain Yes, James Scott, Rahel, Lady S, and Miss L, join the awesome resident DJs, Lord Sut and Dale Stephen + live performances by The Hoodlum Ballet, all curated for you to celebrate.

Interview with Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks

Byron Writers Festival is thrilled to present Robyn Davidson, author of the international bestseller Tracks, for an intimate conversation with Zacharey Jane about her memoir Unfinished Woman.