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Mon 18 Feb 2019

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

YOUR SAY: Why the Bureau of Meteorology is in trouble

The Bureau of Meteorology (the BOM) plays a vital role in the protection of life and property during extreme and natural disaster events.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

The most important ingredient for parenting

The most important ingredient for parenting

Parents and teachers want children to be successful adults, and much time is spent worrying about the right way to discipline and how to best encourage them.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Crime Stoppers volunteers vital to combatting crooks

Crime Stoppers volunteers vital to combatting crooks

From the disappearance of Samuel Thompson, to the murder of Tialeigh Palmer and the death of Daniel Morcombe, tips to Crime Stoppers have been vital.

Education might be best defence against scammers

Education might be best defence against scammers

Those who complain that education is too expensive, and therefore, not necessary, never consider the costs of having no education.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Do you have Ukrainian heritage and don't know where to start looking

Do you have Ukrainian heritage and don't know where to start...

Many Australian citizens who originated from the Displaced Persons camps following WW2 have migrated to Australia in the period 1948-51.

New Staff Member for the Blue School

New Staff Member for the Blue School

St Brigid’s Primary School in Kyogle welcomes Mrs Hayley Kennedy onto the staff for the 2019 school year!

Ten things to never chase in life

Ten things to never chase in life

If we make poor choices over what to chase, our failure can cause dissatisfaction and discontent.

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

Melting ice is not all bad news for Greenland

In this day and age, it is rather astonishing to hear of a country benefiting from climate change.

Valentine’s Day for singles

Valentine’s Day for singles

You know what time of year it is?

Fossil fuel companies run our country

Fossil fuel companies run our country

Australia's major political parties are brought to you by the fossil fuel lobby.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

You know you’re Australian when...

You know you’re Australian when...

You know you're Australian when: 1.

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Channel Nine's coverage of the women's final was incredibly sexist, awkward and patronising.

Thank you Australia

Thank you Australia

Australia is a country that values freedom, egalitarianism, and mateship.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

It is rather intriguing to note the imbedded violent and negative linguistic connotations in many of the words associated with technology and digital devices.

Don't cull the dingoes

Don't cull the dingoes

Culling the dingoes on Fraser Island in response to the attack of a six-year-old boy over the weekend is simply an ill-thought through knee-jerk reaction.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

In all the time I have lived in Queensland I had never seen a Tawny Frogmouth until I had three of them come to roost in my Crepe Myrtle tree.

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

It is not surprising to see Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios knocked out of the first round of the Australian Open.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Cafe Closure "North Coast Botanical Garden"

Cafe Closure "North Coast Botanical Garden"

In December the café at the gardens was closed for the volunteer’s traditional break, which varies by a few days each year.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Keeping active classes at Fit Up Fitness

Keeping active classes at Fit Up Fitness

THIS is living proof that you're never too old get into health and fitness!

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