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Government modelling fails to reflect women’s interrupted careers

New research to be released this week analyses two decades of Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to estimate the actual labour force experience of women over their life and accounts for working when super is not paid.

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Question for Bob Carr

Simon Alderton, Murwillumbah I hope Kerry O’Brien asks Bob Carr (in their ‘conversations’ at Byron Theatre on Friday, 5 March) if...

Tweed Council staff’s delegated powers debated

The question of what staff and councillors get to decide in relation to development applications was raised by Tweed Councillor Ron Cooper at the last Tweed Shire Council meeting.

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Heritage Bruns?

David Kolb, Brunswick Head When Mathew O’Reilly spoke to Council regarding heritage listing for parts of Brunswick Heads he was quoted...

So you think you’d like to run for Council?

Residents considering running for Tweed Council can attend briefing sessions to find out about being a councillor ahead of local government elections.

Top of Mt Warning

Daniel O’Brien, Federal Letters about Mt Warning were interesting. Chris Gee defended National Parks and Wildlife for adopting the views of...

Stories about "school funding":

Millions ripped from schools in Page: unions

Public schools in Page have had over $20 million cut from their budgets due to the Morrison government’s school funding arrangements, according to a new campaign.

Page school communities call for fairer funding

Principals, parents and teachers in the Page electorate will join with community members at the local launches of the Fair Funding Now campaign at Grafton and Sandy Beach today and tomorrow.

Prioritise North Coast schools over Sydney stadiums: Labor

NSW Labor has slammed the National Party for supporting what it describes as an ‘obscene misdirection of priorities’, saying it is ‘spending $2.5 billion on rebuilding Sydney stadiums when North Coast hospitals and schools desperately need the financial support’.

Indigenous campus model ‘irresponsible’

Internationally renowned Indigenous education expert Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney has warned that providing more funding for Indigenous education to private schools at the cost of...

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

Lismore future councillor information sessions

With the delayed Local Government elections being held in September, several councils, including Lismore City Council, are holding information sessions for community members who are thinking about running for Council.

What’s happening with South Ballina Beach?

The debate about the future of the beaches south of Ballina is heating up again as councils and concerned citizens grapple with the ongoing issue of 4WD-related damage.

Thirteen students inducted into Tweed Youth Council

The Youth Council program hopes develop better relations between Council and Tweed’s young people, by encouraging a mutual respect, and providing opportunities to contribute to civic life in a constructive and meaningful manner.