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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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Caution when swimming in Ballina Shire

Water samples taken around Ballina Shire indicate its water is ‘good’, but caution still recommended for swimmers.

Charity bike ride resumes

They had their bikes stolen, faced a major natural disaster, and one rider injured her knee in a fall. But it still wasn't enough enough to stop the Ocean Pools Odyssey charity bike ride from completing its mission.

Byron Council releases data on flood-affected biz

The first official data has been released following the devastating February 28 floods.

Lismore flood video goes viral

Working with kids in Lismore and Murwillumbah after the floods Byron Bay NGO One Vision Productions delivered two free hip-hop workshop programs to local youths residing in these flood-affected areas.

Ballina’s balloon ban in support of wildlife

Balloons are to be banned outside in the Ballina Shire from next year after a unanimous council vote Thursday morning.

Next step for Byron Shire coastal management

Byron Shire Council will move to the next step of their Coastal Management Program (CMP) that will cover the Shire’s southern coastline and Belongil estuary, after an ongoing grant was approved by the NSW government

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Committee to examine teacher shortages

The NSW Upper House’s Education Committee say they have commenced an inquiry into teacher shortages in NSW.

Pay increase for public sector employees including nurses, teachers and paramedics

Premier Dominic Perrottet spoke to the media this morning about a new public sector wages policy to provide increased pay for public sector employees including nurses, teachers and paramedics.

What will we do when there are no more teachers?

Monash University says that Australia is facing a teacher shortage that has been looming since before the pandemic. A recent paper by University researchers looks at the reasons that teachers were looking to leave the profession prior to the impacts of COVID.

Say thank you to our educators on World Teachers’ Day – Australia!

The profound and lasting effect that teachers have on the lives of our children cannot be quantified and certainly not in dollars. They all deserve a pay rise!

Teacher shortage sparks campaign

Overseas and interstate STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) teachers will be the target of a new campaign to boost teacher numbers in NSW public schools.

Remember that one time when everyone was homeschooled?

Someone recently put a post on Instagram: 'Homeschooling Day #3, they all graduated, we are done!'

Teachers must stand up for children in detention

Rod Murray, Ocean Shores. As we have heard, doctors are protecting a baby at the Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane from deportation. As teachers we are supposed to be mandatory notifiers of child abuse.

NSW trainee teachers face tough test

All teaching students in NSW will have to pass a literacy and numeracy test before they can graduate, the Education Minister has announced.

You may have missed… mangroves’ carbon storage potential, smart implants, and twitter misinformation

Mangrove forests are massive carbon sinks, capable of storing over 1,000 tonnes of carbon per hectare.

Local triathletes claim another title

The Byron Bay Breakers Triathlon Club has won the North Coast Interclub series for the second time after finishing on top of the table ahead of the Clarence Valley Stingrays and Hat Head Hammerheads.

Lismore City Council votes against land-swaps and buybacks

The Lismore City Council has voted against asking the federal government and NSW Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission [NRRC] for prioritised land buybacks and swaps after devastating floods earlier this year.

Casino teenager charged with murder

An 18-year-old Casino man is to face Lismore Local Court today charged with murder.