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Local hospitals performing above State average, quarterly report says

Hospitals in Northern NSW performed better than the state average despite recording a high number of emergency department (ED) attendances, according to the latest Bureau of Information (BHI) Healthcare Quarterly report.

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Jailer Dutton

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Peter Dutton, top jailer of poor refugees and kids, and now one very sick one, has spent...

The housing crisis in regional Australia

As someone who rents a home, I’m frustrated with the lack of action on affordable housing. The debate has raged for years, yet the government buries its head in the sand.

Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: The End of an Era

As the Entertainment Editor I have interviewed some very interesting people. Like the multi-orgasmic man; a Dutch orgasm coach living in a yurt, and Tim (Pricasso) who paints with his penis. I have also interviewed musicians. Probably not quite as interesting as the aforementioned group, but whose stories and chats have formed a wonderful part of my week over the last two decades. I have had the privilege of talking to some of my heroes.

You Can Close Your Eyes

There is a beautiful James Taylor song (‘You Can Close Your Eyes’) that commences with the words; Oh, the sun is surely sinking down, But the moon is slowly rising. 

Local hospitals

Danny Wakil, Billinudgel I was admitted to Byron hospital and then Tweed to repair a broken leg and would just like...

Stories about "TAFE":

Shopfront TAFE to replace real teaching?

Closing TAFE campuses, selling off the land and replacing them with shopfront support centres is the Liberal-National state government backdoor way of cutting services to rural and young people according to Dawn Walker, NSW Greens TAFE spokesperson.

Sparks fly at Wollongbar TAFE

The sparks were flying, and building, and discovering and creating this week at Wollongbar as the TAFE hosted it's annual Bright Sparks program.

Community colleges: funding and role

Further to last week’s comment piece on the government’s attitude towards funding public education providers such as TAFE, Byron Community College director Richard Vinycomb...

Labor leaders call to halt Murwillumbah TAFE sell off

State Labor leaders visited the Murwillumbah TAFE site yesterday calling on the National Party's Lismore MP Thomas George to stop his government selling it off.

Nationals blamed for TAFE closures on north coast

Richmond MP Justine Elliot slammed north coast National Party MPs in federal parliament yesterday for the coalition's controversial plan to sell off TAFE campuses at Murwillumbah and Ballina.

TAFE being cut to the bone by Feds: Greens

North Coast TAFE campuses are suffering a downturn in enrolments and the closure of courses as a result of Federal Government funding policies, according to the NSW Greens.

Greens rally on north coast to secure funding for TAFE

A campaign against controversial funding cuts to TAFE colleges will be launched throughout the north coast tomorrow (Tuesday).

TAFE ‘on the ropes’, claims Greens MP

Greens NSW MP John Kaye has condemned premier Mike Baird's decision to move TAFE out of education and into the industry portfolio.

Final nail in the coffin for TAFE

Greens NSW MP John Kaye. Premier Mike Baird's decision to move TAFE out of Education and into the Industry portfolio will be the last straw for TAFE as a public education institution.

The younger generation hasn’t got a chance

Tony Morrissey, Chifley NSW. As a sacked TAFE teacher who has been teaching the Electrical Diploma for 20 years, I am deeply concerned about the future of Australia’s young generation. W

Celebrating 12 years of liberating food for those in need

Liberation Larder is located on Fletcher St Byron Bay behind the community centre and was founded in 2009 by Venerable Honu, a Buddhist nun, who recognised there were many people in our community struggling to make ends meet. 

Will Multiple Occupancies rise again in Byron?

Could Multiple Occupancy housing developments be reintroduced in the Byron Shire as a way of addressing the growing housing crisis?

Jailer Dutton

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Peter Dutton, top jailer of poor refugees and kids, and now one very sick one, has spent $50 million of your hard...

Is it really an MO? Or just a subdivision?

Ray Goodwin, MARRA Ratepayers and residents are to eat dust, cooked in potholes on Blindmouth Road because of the road conditions and an approval for 12...