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Vaping and young people – what can be done to reduce the impact?
Two community forums are being held to look at the issue of youth vaping. The first is taking place today in Coffs Harbour and a second forum will be held in Ballina on 20 June.
I love reading Mandy’s Soapbox, she reflects what I’m thinking, and many like me. In the 17 May column...
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.
Bring your breasts to Mullumbimby
With early detection being a key to good outcomes, women are being invited to visit the BreastScreen mobile until when it visits Mullumbimby from mid June to mid July.
Byron’s Yarn Up and Murwillumbah’ Kinship Festival – celebrating Reconciliation Week
The weekend celebrations across the region marked the end of Reconciliation Week.
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.
Global Village and Little Splendour
With the countdown to Splendour in the Grass well and truly on, the festival is thrilled to reveal the...
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University of Queensland: Botox could save your life
Pretty much what the general public knows about Botox is what we see on the emotionless faces of the rich and famous – but coming out of the University of Queensland is a study that might see Botox save lives.
East coast whales swap singing for fighting
Male whales along Australia’s eastern seaboard are giving up singing to attract a mate, switching instead to fighting their male competition.
Environment law fails to protect threatened species
A University of Queensland finding says that the federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate against Australia’s extinction crisis.
Canine cancers provide clues about human health risks
University of Queensland researchers are looking to dog owners across Australia for data on protecting pet – and human health – from environmental hazards.
Man charged following shooting in Ballina
A man has been charged following a public place shooting in the state’s Ballina.
Army depot construction starts in Chinderah
Federal Labor have announced local Indigenous companies in Tweed Heads are starting construction of new facilities, which will benefit the Australian Army’s A Company, 41st Battalion, Royal NSW Regiment and 225 Army Cadet Unit.
Developer quietly revises large Suffolk DA
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The company behind a controversial mixed-use development in the heart of Suffolk Park has quietly submitted revised plans for the proposal as part of the ongoing court battle over the matter.
Chinny Charge is on for 2023
The 2023 Chinny Charge, a fun run up Mount Chincogan just north of Mullumbimby, is open for registration for both runners and walkers.