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Tweed Council to start nappy rebate scheme but defer Cudgen Creek Masterplan
The last Tweed Shire Council meeting saw the Reusable Nappy Rebate Scheme adopted by councillors, the rail trail impacts...
Dance and escape at the Nudge
Dance and escape before their winter break at June’s Nudge Nudge Wink Wink: The Ultimate Party with a Conscience! The party of the year...
Red hot stoner experience
I was lucky enough to visit Stone & Wood recently to see the initial brew being made of the 2022 Stone Beer, the star attraction at the upcoming Festival of the Stone at Stone & Wood’s Byron brewery site on Saturday 4 June.
Search and rescue exercises in Ballina this weekend
Marine Rescue NSW will take part in the first of three regional Search and Rescue Exercises (SAREX) on the NSW North Coast at Ballina this weekend.
Revisiting Aquarius: where we have been and where we need to go
It was ‘far out’ to be in Nimbin again for the 50th celebration of the Aquarius Festival.
3.8ML earthquake hits Melbourne’s northern suburbs
Residents in Melbourne and the northern suburbs were woken in the middle of the night as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the darkness radiating out from the town of Sunbury, about 41 kilometres north west of the city.
National Reconciliation Week starts tomorrow
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
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As Europe burns, Australia needs to ‘prepare for 50°C’ say experts
Brought to you by Cosmos Magazine and The Echo Climate change is driving temperature records in northern hemisphere, and that’s a warning sign down under. The UK’s hottest day...
Boris stands down as leader of the Tories
In the shadow of a series of scandals, and a party that had lost confidence in its leader to the point where dozens of his own ministers resigned, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson floated in a dark sea of speculation yesterday as to whether he would resign or not.
Editorial – Free fi fo dumb?
Hans Lovejoy, editor Scientists have warned that now the UK has come out of lockdown on ‘freedom day’ (July 19), it will lead to ‘a...
Bail rejected for Julian Assange
Australian citizen Julian Assange will remain in Belmarsh Prison for now, with District Judge Vanessa Baraitser rejecting his bail application overnight in London.
When the FU vote wins every election, what is to be done?
Last Thursday 29 per cent of Brits voted Conservative, 22 per cent Labour, 8 per cent Liberal-Democrats, 2.6 per cent Scottish National, 1.8 per cent Greens, and 1.3 Brexit – and 33 per cent of didn’t vote for anyone.
Dead UK mother loses Australian custody fight
An English woman who did not want her two children to live with her ex-husband in Australia has lost a fight from beyond the grave in a British court.
Roll out the derby days
Eve Jeffery International roller derby players Juke Boxx and Ballistic Whistle visited Byron Bay on the weekend to host almost six hours of gruel served...
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
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It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Grant for innovative Birthing on Country program
Birthing on Country can be very important for many Aboriginal women, but many face the challenge of leaving Country to access medical care when their babies come.
When western medicine doesn’t work
Once I finally admitted I needed help with vicarious trauma, I tried a few techniques to ease my troubled mind.