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Success for Queensland’s first drug testing at Rabbits Eat Lettuce festival

The sun was peeking through the clouds as festival-goers arrived at the Rabbits Eat Lettuce festival in Queensland over the Easter weekend.

After the fall: Mr Andersen’s rise from the streets to mature-age study through Tweed outreach program

Richie Andersen is excited and grateful. After years spent suffering substance dependency, relationship breakdowns, health crises and sleeping rough, the Tweed-based grandfather is about to become a mature-aged student.

Rains, drains, floods

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

Revolution– a night of protest songs

Award-winning Australian bluesman Frank Sultana has been releasing original music since 2011. In January 2023, in Memphis Tennessee, Sultana competed in and won the prestigious International Blues Challenge, becoming only the third person outside of North America to do so in the event’s 39-year history.

365 days per year

Spare a thought for a group of residents whose homes were added to those properties that can operate as...

Local wins Pan American BJJ Championship

Multiple times world champion and head coach of Jiu Jitsu at The Academy Byron Bay, Thalison Soares, is continuing his 2024 dominance on the world stage with a win at the prestigious Pan American Championship in Orlando, Florida in late March.

Stories about "Shark Spotters":

Wategos to get acute shark attack pack ASAP

Byron Bay’s iconic Wategos Beach is the first in the state to receive what could be a life-saving medical kit containing key items needed in first aid situations following a shark attack.

Shark spotters turn their eyes to Ballina’s beaches

Some 45 potential new shark spotters met on the weekend, with a view to starting a regular patrol on the Ballina to Lennox Head coastline.

Ballina rejects report from South African shark experts

Only a handful of beaches in Ballina and Byron shires were deemed suitable for a ‘shark spotters’ program by visiting South African experts. But a majority of Ballina Shire councillors recently voted to not even receive a report from the experts, who toured the region visiting beaches.

Shark spotting solution considered at public meeting

Besides the NSW government’s $16 million program – barriers, a phone app and tagging – another option to address shark attacks has been aired at Ballina recently.

Shark spotters to visit Ballina on Thursday

Two South African shark experts will visit Ballina on Thursday to assess whether local beaches are suitable for the Shark Spotters project.

South African shark experts to visit Ballina

Shark mitigation experts from South Africa will be visiting Ballina next month to determine whether the ‘Shark Spotters’ program would work in the area.

Peace

Elimination by people-power voting is necessary to remove dictators from Russia, Israel, China, Iran, wannabe (again!) North Korea, to avoid what is heading toward...

Itching for a Mullum flea market?

A new flea market will launch this Saturday, April 13 from 8am until 2pm at the Mullum Community College campus.

Bangalow Chamber Music Festival relocates to Qld 

After two decades, Bangalow Chamber Music Festival organisers have announced they will be moving the event to Mount Tamborine, Qld, after ‘increased costs and lower than average ticket sales’.

Success for Queensland’s first drug testing at Rabbits Eat Lettuce festival

The sun was peeking through the clouds as festival-goers arrived at the Rabbits Eat Lettuce festival in Queensland over the Easter weekend.