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Infrastructure for east end of Mullum

Mullumbimby was founded 135 years ago. In the 1960s sewerage was introduced, as was I suppose drainage infrastructure. Are...

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Mass tree-planting planned for Bruns River in Mullum

More than five thousand native plants are to be planted along Brunswick River banks in Mullumbimby.

Wage peace not war

Northern Rivers Peace group, Remembering and Healing is inviting all community members to a peace gathering on the eve of ANZAC Day.

Northern Rivers Recovery and Resilience Program announces 36 projects

Bridge expansions, upgraded pumps, enhanced evacuation routes and nature-based projects are just a few of the 36 projects being...

What’s happening in the rainforest’s Understory?

Springing to life in the Lismore Rainforest Botanic Gardens this April school holidays, Understory is a magical, interactive theatre adventure created for children by Roundabout Theatre.

Mayor defends promoting sale of Wallum lots

Is the role of mayor Michael Lyon as a negotiator with Wallum developers, Clarence Property, compromised? With talks with...

Reclaiming childhood in the ‘device age’

A century and a half ago, the visionary Henry David Thoreau declared people had become ‘the tool of their tools.’  In this device-driven age of smartphones, social media, and artificial intelligence, few observations could be seen as more prescient. 

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Coveted Wollumbin Art Award open for young and old

Are you an artist in the Northern Rivers? Now is the time to get your art ready and submitted to the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre’s coveted biennial Wollumbin Art Award.

A chance to see celebrated artists, including Claude Monet, in the paint 

A $174 million masterpiece by French impressionist Claude Monet will be heading to the Tweed later this year, just one of many artworks shared...

Lismore artist wins Border Art Prize

Trinity Leonard's oil painting Hannah, immediately caught both judges' eye and they described the work as, ‘arresting and filled with emotion that you could feel’. 

Artist-in-residence ‘moved’ by Olley’s plastic flowers

Archibald Prize-winning artist Guy Maestri says he was genuinely moved by his time as artist-in-residence at the Margaret Olley Art Centre. But perhaps most surprisingly, the recreation of Olley’s home studio reminded Maestri of his love for his grandmother’s plastic flowers.

Students step behind the lens with acclaimed Indigenous photographer

A group of Tweed art students recently enjoyed special insight into the creativity of award-winning Indigenous artist Michael Cook, during a ‘student enrichment day’ at Tweed Regional Gallery.

Tweed gallery tops as traveller’s choice

The people have spoken - Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is among the best of the best in the world, again winning a TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award, the American travel website’s highest honour, based on user reviews.

Save Wallum now

The Save Wallum campaign has been ongoing and a strong presence of concerned conservationists are on site at Brunswick Heads. How the state planning...

Can Council’s overturn their decisions?

NSW Labor planning minister, Paul Scully, when asked about the Wallum estate by local MP Tamara Smith (Greens)  in parliament on March 20, said,...

The bridges of Ballina Council

Ballina Shire Council has started preliminary investigation works at Fishery Creek Bridge, on River Street, and Canal Bridge, on Tamarind Drive, as part of their plan to duplicate both bridges.

Tweed Council wants your ideas on future sports facilities

Tweed Council is looking for feedback from residents about future plans for sport and recreation in the area.