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Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

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Gulihl Art exhibition – bringing First Nations artists and their connection to Country to you

Byron’s ‘pop-up’ Firefly Art Gallery is presenting the work of local First Nations artists in the upcoming Gulihl Art exhibition in Marvell Hall.

RAT effectiveness: does it wane with each new COVID-19 variant?

While the spike protein on the SARS-CoV-2 virus is the site of most immunity-evading mutations, RATs instead search for the nucleocapsid proteins below the virus surface.

Cinema: Seriously Red

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RCj3-Pz50 If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton, then this just might be your happy place for the summer. Seriously...

The politics of climate are a changin’ 

When Tony Abbott won the Liberal Party leadership in 2009, he said the politics of climate had changed. He was referring to soaring electricity prices and his belief that blaming these price hikes on the Rudd government’s proposed climate change commitments would bring him electoral success. 

Infatuating audiences

Byron Bay indie-rock outfit The Collifowers have made a habit of infatuating audiences all along the east coast with...

NSW Forestry challenged over failed forestry practices in precedent-setting case

What makes bushfires worse, causes native species collapse and creates forest dieback?

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Active Fest and Olympics heading to Byron

Want a fun day of netball, rugby league, soccer, skateboarding, BMX, baseball 5, or tennis? The Active Fest is coming to the Cavanbah Centre in Byron on July 14.

Ballina Council debates waiving Seagulls debt

The matter of over $15,000 owing to Ballina Shire Council by the Ballina Seagulls Rugby League for unpaid rates was discussed at council's last meeting.

Red Devils miss finals

The Byron Bay Red Devils have narrowly missed out on the rugby league finals for 2019 after finishing in sixth place behind Tweed Heads, who went through on a better for-and-against tally.

Local league teams pick up good wins

The Mullumbimby Giants sealed a knife-edge, one-point victory over Marist Brothers in the Northern Rivers Rural Rugby League when Brett Kelly kicked a field goal from roughly 20 metres out to give them a 23–22 win.

Red Devils outplay Hornets

The Byron Bay Red Devils first grade team had another good win in the Northern Rivers Rural Rugby league competition when they beat a fired-up Cudgen Hornets 51–24 in very wet conditions at their home ground last Saturday.

Mullum Giants come together to honour Tim

The Mullumbimby Giants Rugby League Club returned to the field this week after mourning the death of hooker Tim Watkins, and collected wins across all four grades.

Devils get one back on Mullum Giants

The Byron Bay Red Devils collected a valuable win when they beat local rivals Mullumbimby.

Giants charge home to win local league derby

The Mullumbimby Giants have picked up their first win of the season after coming home strongly to beat local rivals Byron Bay 28–26 in a hard-fought encounter.

Mullum Giants struggle for their first win as local match-up looms

The Mullumumbimby Giants will face an uphill battle searching for their first win of the season playing away in this weekend’s derby against the in-form Byron Bay Red Devils.

Red Devils repel Raiders

David Garsed The Byron Bay Red Devils were victorious last Saturday toppling last year’s premiers Tweed Coast Raiders 18–12 in front of a packed home...

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers. 

Migrant workers exploited and ripped off

Unions NSW say that a firewall between the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Department of Home Affairs is needed to protect migrant workers from deportation when they report exploitation, as new data reaffirms rife underpayment across Australia.