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Protests against Violet CoCo’s 15 months imprisonment

On Friday environment activist Violet CoCo faced the Magistrates Court, at the Downing Centre in Sydney for peacefully protesting climate inaction. She was sentenced to  15 months imprisonment, with a non-parole period of eight months for engaging in non-violent protest.

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Firefighter injured battling large blaze in vehicle scrap yard

Fire fighters battled explosions and large blaze in a vehicle scrap yard at Trenayr, north of Grafton on Monday.

Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

Byron’s historic jetty engine unveiled

A piece of Byron Bay history, the old Green Frog jetty engine, has been restored and is now on permanent display at the Byron Bay Railway Station.

Infatuating audiences

Byron Bay indie-rock outfit The Collifowers have made a habit of infatuating audiences all along the east coast with...

Interim Lismore GM John Walker withdraws application for GM

Lismore Mayor Steve Krieg has announced today that the current General Manager (GM) of Lismore City Council has withdrawn...

Pod homes for Lismore ready for residents

The Southern Cross University temporary housing site is now officially operational and serving as a home for flood affected Lismore locals.

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‘Tails’ heads up bowls final

Kingscliff bowlers dominated in the Finals of the District Open and Senior Singles played last Sunday. In the Seniors Vic Lewis and Kevin Liddington both...

Monash report: women will wait 200 years for income equity

The first Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Scorecard: Towards equity for women from Monash University found that at current rates it will take 70 years to reach full-time employment equality with men, and more than 200 years to reach income equity.

So you think someone needs a puppy for Christmas?

If you’re thinking about giving your loved one a puppy as a gift this Christmas, Dogs Australia urges you to think twice.

Handball bouncing kids back after the floods

Following the 2022 floods, Albert Park Public School teacher Troy Davies had an idea to bring about a bit of much-needed fun into students’ lives by suggesting the handball competition to beat them all.

Pianos delivered, for the people!

Following the devastating 2022 floods, Pianos for the People answered the call to bring music to the people of the Northern Rivers.