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Bundjalung host Byron Shire Survival Day 

Main Beach Park in Cavanbah – Byron Bay, was the place where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people gathered yesterday to celebrate the longest-living culture in the world – people who are now living on unceded land.

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Man dies in highway crash at Chinderah

A man has died following a crash at Chinderah overnight.

Sydney Dance Company in Lismore teaching young dancers

The prestigious Sydney Dance Company joined forces with NORPA last week to mentor young dancers from the Northern Rivers in a week-long dance intensive held at Southern Cross University in Lismore. 

Man dies after being pulled unconscious from surf near Crescent Head

A Queensland man has died while swimming at a beach near Crescent Head yesterday afternoon.

Police find body of missing Elanora woman

Detectives attached to taskforce Victor Arum investigating the disappearance of 61-year-old Elanora woman Wendy Sleeman have recovered a body and vehicle at Wilston on Brisbane’s inner north yesterday.

Bob Brown – an inspirational activist and leader

Bob Brown is a legend, an inspirational activist who has devoted his life to protecting and preserving our precious environment and defending human rights. He will be in our region soon...

Long COVID may deal “lifelong disability” if no action taken says new research

Review finds long COVID effects major systems similar to chronic fatigue syndrome, POTS and other disorders.

Stories about "tennis":

Local tennis players bring home Wendy Saville Cup

Local tennis players Lachlan Johnson, Sylvie Peart, Marielou Baudouin and Onyx Cheong represented the North East region in the U/16 division of the Wendy...

Public accessibility to sport is key to great Australian sportspeople

There is a new face of Australia. Our Prime Minister is Albanese. Our highest test cricket run scorer this year is Usman Khawaja. Our highest ranked golfer this year is Minjee Lee. And our most popular and successful athlete this year is, of course, Ash Barty. 

Active Fest and Olympics heading to Byron

Want a fun day of netball, rugby league, soccer, skateboarding, BMX, baseball 5, or tennis? The Active Fest is coming to the Cavanbah Centre in Byron on July 14.

Mullum’s Marielou comes second in state tennis championship

Marielou Baudouin from the Mullumbimby Tennis Club made it into the U/12 girls final of the NSW Junior Closed Championships held in Sydney two weeks ago.

Young guys from Mullumbimby win local tennis final

Mullumbimby’s junior teams are very strong at the moment, with the local up-and-coming players doing well in tournaments around the country.

Indigenous tennis program in Tweed nets young talent

Twelve young indigenous children in the Tweed are showing their natural talent for tennis under a free, eight-week coaching program which has given them a chance of a lifetime to become champions in the game.

‘Saucy Senior Against Ageism’ gets Margaret across the line

Aiming to be the over 85 women's singles world champion, Margaret Fisher has had crowdfunding success thanks to her secret admirer, 'Saucy Senior Against Ageism'.

Junior dominates tennis circuit

New Brighton tennis protégé Caspian Tuckwell was a finalist in both the singles and doubles at the NSW Country Championships held in Forster earlier...

Stephen Gort: coming full circle at Mullum

A tour player and now a Mullumbimby coach, Steve has been elected president of the Mullum Tennis Club, in a move outgoing president Steve Johnstone welcomed as a ‘rejuvenation’ of the club.

Mullumbimby tennis is the place for swingers

Who doesn’t love a good game of tennis? From the social to the pro and the pro-watcher, tennis is one of the country’s favourite sports. After a wet start to the year, things are about to expand at the Mullumbimby Tennis Club.

Ballina’s Citizens of the Year announced

Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.

Lismore City Council’s awards ceremony

Sophia Watt was named Lismore City Council’s 2023 Citizen of the Year at an awards ceremony held at the Goonellabah Sports & Aquatic Centre yesterday.

Police find body of missing Elanora woman

Detectives attached to taskforce Victor Arum investigating the disappearance of 61-year-old Elanora woman Wendy Sleeman have recovered a body and vehicle at Wilston on Brisbane’s inner north yesterday.

Tweed Council celebrates citizens new and old

Yesterday Tweed Shire Council celebrated members of the community, old and new, with an award ceremony. The Citizen of the Year award went to refugee advocate Joan Henderson of Urliup.