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SAE Institute now a University College

Creative media educator, SAE, says it is has been reclassified from institute to a University College. 

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Just what the doctor and nurses and midwives ordered

It seems like nurses and midwives are always struggling under the weight of poor patient-to-staff ratios. It is hoped that an influx of new workers could help ease the load. This will be a welcome relief for local staff.

Doing it for Dunkley

The eyes of Australia turn this week to the electorate of Dunkley in Victoria, historically the site of the Frankston riot and just down the road from where Harold Holt disappeared. Now it's the location of an all important federal by-election.

Lorikeets on the mend as paralysis season eases

A poorly-understood phenomenon where lorikeets in the region becoming paralysed and unable to fly is thankfully coming to an end for 2024, says WIRES wildlife vet, Dr Tania Bishop.

MIA: Balson on Wallum

Dear Cr Balson, I understand that you attended the Byron Council meeting last Thursday very briefly, but absented yourself from...

Mullum2Bruns Paddle returns

Exciting news for the 1,000 or so enthusiastic paddlers who come for competition, the dress-up fun, a family outing or showcasing their individual craft – the Mullum2Bruns Paddle returns !

Breaking bad promises

It’s so hard to introduce urgently-needed reforms in today’s fevered media climate that governments tiptoe around problems and hardly dare to act.

Stories about "Rock the Gate":

CSG gate rocking at the Enmore

The Enmore Theatre in Newtown’s Entertainment Precinct was the hub of an anti-CSG wheel on Sunday as Sydney-siders and visitors from across the country...

Pete plays the Enmore to fight unconventional mining

Local muso Pete Murray is preparing to join almost 70 acts across eight venues including Sydney's Enmore Theatre, for Australia’s biggest concert to support rural communities uniting to protect their farmlands from fracking and unconventional gas mining.

Holley wins Green Globe

Byron Bay 'tweenage' singer and activist Holley Somerville-Knott was named Youth Sustainability Champion at the Green Globe Awards in a gala event at Parliament House, Sydney, last week.

Rudd plays Gate A for Bentley

A steady stream of world class local and international musicians have been making their way to Gate A at the Bentley Blockade to help Rock the Gate in support of protectors of the planned test site. Last night it was Xavier Rudd and Lisa Hunt who entertained the troops.

Musos Rock The Gate for the Bentley Blockade

Hundreds were turned away at the door as the seams stretched to accommodate punters at the Rock The Gate held at the Byron Brewery last night.

Lismore skate ramp on the move

Tomorrow the vertical skate ramp from Victoria Street in Lismore will be transported by road to Nimbin, to a private property.

Man dies at unpatrolled Yamba beach

A man has died after being swept into surf at Pippi Beach, near Yamba, north of Coffs Harbour.

More recycled material for Lennox road improvements

Lennox Head's latest road resurfacing projects are benefiting from leading edge recycling technology, converting waste to useful new life

Save Wallum

I listened to the Byron Shire Council (BSC) meeting to hear the fate of the Wallum site. Congrats to the Save Wallum community and...