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Janelle Saffin holds the seat of Lismore
Janelle Saffin is in the lead for the seat of Lismore after yesterday's state election. Although preroll and postal votes are yet to be counted, it’s hard to imagine Saffin’s position changing.
Big scores and tight bowling determine this season’s cricket grand finalists
Greg Trevena Byron Bay cricketers won their third-grade semi-final against Bangalow on the back of a century to Matt Larsson...
Byron’s chocoholics’ Easter destination
The Love Byron Bay boutique has been specialising in unique cocoa encounters for nearly a decade now. In this...
Dredging rivers: what are the Ballina candidates’ positions?
A recent Meet the Candidates evening in Ocean Shores saw discussion around how to manage local river systems, which have silted up over generations, and likely contributed to the high flood levels experienced in 2022.
Nationals and Labor didn’t sign Clarence anti-mining pledge
The Clarence Catchment Alliance (CCA) have been seeking the support of all candidates running for the seat of Clarence...
Famous plant-based market food
Victoria Cosford Arianne Schreiber has a confession. ‘I pretty much sleep with cookbooks’, she tells me – and I completely...
We all live in a magic submarine…
Several commentators have remarked that, while the mainstream media is locked in furious agreement with the government over AUKUS and the trillion dollar submarines (a guess at the final price tag), social and independent media are telling quite a different tale.
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Uki Refugee Project and Mt St Pat’s join forces for refugees
The Mount Saint Patrick College in Murwillumbah held an assembly of 850 students, teaching staff and members of the Uki Refugee Project to officially open their new sports house called Romero House – in honour of Saint Romero.
NESA bungle as up to 4,500 students get early access to 2022 HSC results
One would think that the department that has sovereignty over the establishment and monitoring of school standards for our children's education, might be a little bit smarter.
Kingscliff Public School Art Show coming soon
Tweed art enthusiasts take note, the Kingscliff Public School Art Show is coming to the Kingscliff Community Hall on Friday 18 November, from 5.30-7.30pm. The show this year is a partnership between the P&C, students and class teachers.
Locals protest the removal of 49 native trees at Wollumbin High for a car park
As cars tooted in support around 80 locals gathered this morning at Wollumbin High School to protest against the removal of native and endangered trees that were planted by the ‘Man of the Trees’ Bruce Chick and school students from when the school was founded.
More than just a holiday – education creates opportunities
The journey began on the descent into Nadi International Airport. The view from the port window promised a sublime experience to say the least!
Drone education coming to schools
With drone technology firmly relocated from the hobbyist fringe to the mainstream, students across Australia will get a chance to build their skills as next-generation pilots thanks to an innovative safety campaign being launched by aviation safety regulator CASA in schools.
Lismore lights up purple for DLD Awareness Day
Lismore City Hall will light up purple on October 15 to celebrate Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Awareness Day.
Student survey on sexual violence to help shape safer communities
Student and survivor safety and wellbeing is at the centre of a Universities Australia survey which is a crucial step in preventing sexual violence and supporting those who have experienced it in their communities.
Ballina RSL Club teams up with hospitality students
This morning, representatives of the Ballina RSL and staff and students at Ballina Coast High School came together to announce the 'Love for Food' program and sign an MOU formalising the hospitality training connection between the club and the school.
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.
NSW state election
Will Provest win the Tweed seat over Elliot?
It appears that Tweed MP Geoff Provest will retain the seat of Tweed but there are still plenty of votes to be counted.
NSW state election
Tamara Smith returned to Ballina’s Greens seat
Eve Jeffery - 5
Last night a packed Suffolk Park Hotel exploded with cheers at around 8pm when the ABC broadcast computer popped up a Green result for Ballina and the return of Tamara Smith to the seat she has held for the last eight years.
Rosebank’s Rainbow Temple referred to the Land & Environment Court
Lismore City Council say they have referred the Rainbow Temple in Rosebank to the Land & Environment Court after the owner repeatedly declined to submit a Development Application and associated documentation for the development.
Solé’s on a mission to help local dingoes
Eve Jeffery - 7
A local advocate wants to tear down the myths about dingoes, and stop their treatment as wild dogs, which she says they are not.