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Alternate facts?

According to David Shoebridge of the Greens in a recent sitting in the senate, the UN has named Australia...

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Aid workers killed

I along with the Israeli and Jewish community in general mourn with the rest of the world for the...

Amber alert for blue green algae at Lake Ainsworth

Blue green algae status in Lake Ainsworth currently is Amber level and investigations into the causes and increased sampling will be in place.

Bananarama

Bananas are receiving a special focus at the moment due to an insidious virus called ‘bunchy top virus’. At the farmers’ market lately, the Australian Banana Growers’ Council has had a stall in a bid to educate and alert the public about it.

Rains, drains, floods

The ABC news and Guardian recently published reports of the potential return of La Niña in 2024 bringing similar...

Early childhood education trial for Kyogle and Federal

Working families in Kyogle and Federal Village are set to get more access to early childhood education and care including new programs.

Tiny homes taken to next level

The Brunswick Heads Post Office Fairy was very happy when they moved into their own, first home, in a post office box in 2018. It was a terrible tragedy for them to come home one morning last September and find that while they had been visiting children, someone had stolen all their fairy stuff.

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New report highlights gaps in rural and remote health

The second annual Royal Flying Doctor Service ‘Best for the Bush, Rural and remote Health Base Line’ report has just been released. Presenting the latest data on the health of rural and remote Australians and evidence on service gaps, it identifies issues in urgent need of attention from service providers, funders, partners and policy makers.

Local agritourism business shines at tourism awards

Husk Farm Distillery, Australia's first farm-to-bottle rum distillery, has won gold at the prestigious 2023 NSW Tourism Awards.

A Master Plan for Southern Cross University Lismore

Southern Cross University is setting out to create a Master Plan for the Lismore campus that will be a vision for reimagining regional education in Australia

Map of Ballina’s coast and hinterland

The Ballina Tourism Team has created a new Ballina Coast and Hinterland Map. The map includes detailed town maps for Ballina, Lennox, Alstonville/Wollongbar and Wardell and a regional map overview.

North Coast councils seeking regional waste solutions

As flood-related waste reaches unprecedented levels, nine councils across the NSW North Coast are seeking a new processing facility to cut waste going to landfill.

Regional areas coped better than the city during COVID

A study shows that rural and regional communities across NSW have fared better than those in Sydney in dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.

Antisemitic racism

It takes the death of an Aussie, Zomi Frankcom, to remind Prime Minister Albanese that murdering aid workers is not kosher. After all, in...

Transgender rights

Mandy Nolan might be surprised to discover how many women of all political persuasions, feminists or not, are alarmed at what we see as...

Bangalow retaining wall damage

The wall supporting the western end of Deacon Street has failed – opposite the Roman Catholic Church. Fortunately, this type of wall usually collapses...

We wonder why

Living in Byron Shire the majority of people continue to ask why is this organisation continuously letting this community down as far as representing...