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Man missing from Cudgen

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the Far North Coast.

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Dunoon Dam from a Rocky Creek perspective

R Musgrave, Rocky Creek Here’s a simple question about the proposed new Dunoon Dam and some local observations from a long-time...

Bring them home to Biloela

Marilyn Perkins, MEd, JP, Wollongbar Given the recent news that Tharnicaa is seriously ill, and has been flown to hospital in...

Pro rail groups join to rally on Thursday

Four local groups have banded together and will host a rally calling for urgent consultation on the removal of the train tracks on the Murwillumbah to Crabbes Creek rail corridor.

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. 

Grow yourself on a farm tour

S Haslam  The most memorable experiences, those that enrich our lives and take us in new directions, are often hands-on...

Byron master surfers score at NSW championships

Byron’s Neil Cameron finished in the runner-up position in the over-65 division of the 2021 NSW Surfmasters Titles held at North Boomerang beach on the Barrington Coast last week.

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Local artist calls for living wage

Creatives need the community to get behind them. That’s the message from Emmy winning and three times Grammy nominated recording artist, Toni Childs.

Funding boost for Ballina’s community gallery – but has it lost its way?

Ballina's community gallery receives funding – but local artists say it has lost its way.

NORPA chief calls for Northern Rivers artists to respond to axing of fed gov arts dept

‘I feel like it's time to have a response to the way in which taxpayer’s money is being worked with,’ says NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis.

A little love and art goes a long way

The second annual exhibition of artists from Red Inc in Mullumbimby last week was a great success and lots of fun for all.

Northern Rivers short film competition now open

Entries are now open for Byron All Shorts, a competition celebrating the art of story-telling through film on the Northern Rivers.

Falls Fest line-up creates legacy of legacy acts

Each location has its own special featured acts and for festival-goers in Byron, this includes Tash Sultana, Thundamentals, Cosmo’s Midnight and Concrete Surfers.

Cuddling for a cause: artist celebrates diversity with LGTBIQ portrait series

Paul Bibby Everybody loves a cuddle, and in the case of local artist Kia Maddock that love has extended to drawing and painting them. The Upper...

Ballina gets ready for annual art society exhibition

The paintbrushes of Ballina are flying feverishly in preparation for the art society's annual exhibition next month.

Some like it HOTA: The Gold Coast gets innovative and edgy

Things are changing on the Gold Coast; it’s no longer the cultural vacuum that many joked it was decades ago.

Budget boomerang

Byron Shire Cr Paul Spooner. The announcement of the 2014 Boomerang Festival not going ahead demonstrates the critical importance of arts funding to maintain a vibrant arts and cultural sector.

No SourDough$

Hayo van der Woude, Myocum 2021 promises to be the greatest year yet for revelations of unethical behaviour and corruption in every imaginable institution, by courageous...

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186 billion during the pandemic. USA...

Anatomy is destiny

Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre Five members of Byron Friends of Palestine visited Justine Elliot to discuss whether the ALP would endorse public condemnation...

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may make laws regarding health, but...