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Pushing-Up for mental health in June
Australia’s largest fitness-based mental health event, The Push-Up Challenge, is back in 2023, encouraging Australians to push for better mental health.
Referendum Yarn Up
Was disappointed when I heard the Prime Minister’s Garma speech on the Voice referendum. I was concerned that the Voice...
What is the future of Shaws Bay in Ballina?
How we manage our coastal areas have long term impacts both on our natural and built environments. Ballina Shire...
Casino Cup Day forced to relocate due to unsafe track
Organisers of Beef Week Cup Day in Casino have been forced to move the event to Lismore after it was found that the Casino Racetrack was unsafe.
Thank you from the top of our heads to the bottom of our well-dressed feet
Saturday's annual Bell & Ford vintage clothes garage sale fundraiser for the SHIFT Project was an incredible success with $36,500 being raised at the Byron Surf Club – this year’s effort was up about $7,500 on the last event.
Parliamentary Inquiry called into NSW Police
Upper House NSW Greens MP and Lismore resident, Sue Higginson, says she tabled a notice of motion in NSW Parliament on Tuesday calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry into NSW Police, following the tasering of 95-year-old dementia patient, Clare Nowland last week.
While Greens in the Senate endure the irony of being pilloried by the government for speaking passionately about social...
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Queensland surf team win inaugural State of Origin
Yesterday on the Gold Coast, Queensland came out the winners of the first-ever Surfing State of Origin.
A gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers
Eve Jeffery - 1
The Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin called a local tourist spot is 'a gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers' as she announced two reserves in the Lismore region will be upgraded.
Vale George Davidson OAM former Tweed Shire Councillor
A funeral will be held today for George Davidson OAM who was once a Tweed Shire Councillor and a passionate advocate for the Tweed.
3.8ML earthquake hits Melbourne’s northern suburbs
Eve Jeffery - 0
Residents in Melbourne and the northern suburbs were woken in the middle of the night as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the darkness radiating out from the town of Sunbury, about 41 kilometres north west of the city.
Political comment: International revolving doors
David Lowe - 8
Corruption takes many forms, and has become more refined since the days of brown paper bags. In Australia, we have lobbyists, interests and politicians, with the traditional dividing lines between these three now all but invisible, and numerous examples of people moving from one position to another, and then back again, as they prioritise personal gain over what's best for the country.