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Stories about "Rainbow Bridge":
The handrails of a bridge at the village of Uki in the Tweed Valley, which locals controversially painted in rainbow colours two years ago in memory of a youngster from the area who died at school, could become a permanent public-art installation.
Menkit Prince, Uki. I am disappointed in Tweed Shire Council staff’s recommendation to repaint the rainbow coloured bridge on Kyogle Road bridge over Smiths Creek at Uki in honour of a child who died two years ago. In spite of a large survey response from the local community, council has disregarded the community’s wishes.
Tweed Shire Council has decided to repaint a bridge at the entry to the village of Uki in the Tweed Valley painted in rainbow colours late last year by locals in memory of a youngster from the area who died at school a year before.
We know the region has some of the highest rents, and highest housing costs in Australia. We all know that this has virtually eliminated affordable housing. We hear the stories of women and children being evicted, of couch surfing and living in cars.
This language trend around People With a Disability has tended to emphasise the disability rather than the person, which can lead to derogatory labelling, depersonalisation or impersonal, collective references.
Bill Fenelon, who has called the Tweed Valley home since 2009, is heading up Group A and is running as an Independent with Carolyn...