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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Lennox Head Trojans find their winning mojo
The Lennox Head Trojans have turned their season around with back-to-back wins in the Far North Coast Rugby Unions’...
A very full weekend at Byron Music Festival
Byron Music Festival has announced the full epic lineup for its (mostly) free satellite events to be held throughout...
Call for rails on the steep slope of Tweed rail trail after cyclist’s fall
On Sunday a 75 year-old man fell down the steep side of the Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail near Crabbes Creek and breaking his hip.
Will NSW Labor pay on-call emergency service volunteers?
The newly elected NSW Labor government have stopped short of committing to paying volunteers who attend emergencies such as fires and floods, but say there is investment and initiatives underway to support those who volunteer as emergency service members.
Let’s explore Byron Council’s secret meetings!
Has Byron Shire Council improved with its transparency with regards to confidential motions?
Search and rescue exercises in Ballina this weekend
Marine Rescue NSW will take part in the first of three regional Search and Rescue Exercises (SAREX) on the NSW North Coast at Ballina this weekend.
Stories about "Syrian war":
We won’t eradicate ISIS by bombing them
Conservative governments want to wipe out Islamic State, to eradicate them, but we know from history that this doesn't work, writes Richard Mordaunt who has spent much of his life studying the country.
Australia ‘on the wrong side of history’ on Syria invasion
North coast Greens have joined their federal colleagues saying the federal government’s decision to bomb Syria places Australia ‘on the wrong side of history’ after defence minister Kevin Andews committed Australia to the region for as much as three years.
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.