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My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

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Bayside, The Corso

Annie Radermacher, Brunswick Heads A clear description of the proposed development as presented to the public was of 37 boarding...

The ABC’s onto ‘em

Jason van Tol, Myocum That the ABC has just uncovered a Neo-Nazi terrorist group, rather than any of our well...

New film celebrates getting back outside

'Free From Lockdown: Back Out in Nature' is a new short film in which a group of disabled and non-disabled performers from the Northern Rivers celebrate being in nature after COVID lockdown.

Lilac house bound by red tape

Mullumbimby resident Nicole Haberecht is facing a $3,000 fine and the prospect of repainting her house after Council made a demand that she change the colour after it was painted a shade of lilac.

Council crews working hard to repair potholes

Tweed Shire Council road maintenance crews are out across the Tweed's road network repairing potholes and other damage caused by the recent prolonged rainfall and previous flood events.

$50,000 in grants for sixteen Tweed sports clubs

Tweed sporting organisations have received a welcome boost with the announcement of the Local Sport Grants Program by the NSW Government.

Stories about "same sex marriage":

Support for families and friends of LGBTIQ community

Same-sex marriage was supported in late 2017 with over 61 per cent of the country voting in favour. For many people it felt like they could now move forward positively accepting each other’s choices of love and sexual identities.

How the same-sex marriage vote will impact on human rights, democracy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s promise of same-sex marriage by Christmas will almost certainly be honoured. We will continue to argue for some time whether the long, expensive and emotionally charged process that’s delivered this change was worth it.

Amendments to marriage bill would extend discrimination: Natale

Right-wing amendments to same-sex marriage laws would provide special privileges for parents, civil celebrants and faith-based charities and undermine existing anti-discrimination laws, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale says.

Thus Spake Mungo: PM’s fistful of dollars… over the rainbow

When all else fails, dangle the prospect a tax cut and hope that the jaded eyes of the voters light up. Well, perhaps it’s not actually a prospect, more of a hint – or just a suggestion of a hint.

Byron businesses expect wedding boom after YES vote

For the hundreds of locals making a living from Byron’s wedding industry, the big ‘Yes’ result in the same-sex marriage survey wasn’t just about rights and recognition.

Abbott allegedly head-butted by same sex marriage campaigner

Liberal backbencher Tony Abbott was head-butted by a man he claims was a same-sex marriage supporter in Hobart on Thursday. But his tough old nut survived.

Marriage for all

Tonight: marriage equality forum at the Lismore Workers club from 6pm with former Olympic swimmer Daniel Kowalski.

Same-sex marriage vote Feb 11: report

The Turnbull government is expected to announce the plebiscite on same-sex marriage will be held on February 11 next year.

Psychologists call for marriage equality

The Australian Psychological Society has called for supports full marriage equality for all people, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, on human rights, health and wellbeing grounds.

North coast Greens condemn govt over marriage equality

The Greens on the north coast have condemned the Coalition party room’s decision to deny its members a free vote on the issue of marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Inspector condemns prisoner health services

In the forward to the Inspector of Custodial Services Report published last month, Fiona Rafter Inspector of Custodial Services says that the provision of health services to inmates in New South Wales custodial facilities is a complex and challenging responsibility.

The importance of talking about ovaries

Brother and sister clothing designers Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman are, were 11 and 13 respectively when their mother died of ovarian cancer.

Dead rats in the Byron bubble?

Poppa Veet Mayo, Main Arm Am I the only one who can smell a dead rat in this bubble called the Byron Shire? Hear it happened...

Linen SHIFT project urgently needs new home

With a vision to disrupt the cycle of women’s homelessness, the Linen SHIFT project was born to provide unique individual support and education for at-risk women in a safe residential environment, but today they they have been forced to close.