Community News

Morning with Friends at Grafton Gallery

The Friends of Grafton Gallery’s guest speaker at 10.30am will be Justin Putze, the Manager of Culture, Community and Industry within the Corporate and Governance Division of Clarence Valley Council. Justin has one of the most diverse portfolios within Council as he manages the Community Engagement Section, Communications Section, the Tourism and Industry Engagement Team, the four regional Libraries and…

Grevillea Waters Cancer Care fundraiser, a tremendous success

Over the 12 months of each year, the Cancer Care Committee of Grevillea Waters Village raise funds for the Northern NSW Cancer Institute at Grafton and Lismore. Events culminate in a huge celebration of raffles, great food and a few good cuppas each May.By May 31, our last day of fundraising for 2022, over $8,000 will have been raised, nearly…

Sport

North Coast News

HOSPITALS WEATHER SUMMER OMICRON PEAK

Patients in Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) continued to receive high quality care during the peak of the Omicron outbreak from January to March 2022 despite it being one of the most challenging quarters, thanks to the incredible efforts of the health staff.The latest Bureau of Health Information report shows the impact of the peak in Omicron COVID-19 cases…

General News

Are cool roofs the future for Australian cities?

Outdoor air temperature and cooling energy consumption can be significantly reduced by solar reflective material, research finds.A UNSW Sydney research team’s technological and cost-benefit analyses of adopting cool roof technology across major Australian cities has found that city-wide implementation of cool roofs would reduce energy bills, lower indoor temperatures, decrease urban heating and improve the health of vulnerable populations.Cool roofs…

3D printed homes are coming to Australia

Australia’s construction industry is on the cusp of a 3D printing revolution.Melbourne-based company Fortex is proud to announce its exclusive partnership with COBOD International to bring the world-leading BOD2 3D construction printing technology to Australian shores.Fortex Chief Executive Officer David Lederer said COBOD 3D construction printers deliver faster, greener, more durable homes and commercial buildings, with greater design freedom than…

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