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A bit powerless

Ed,The closure of the Commonwealth Bank in Maclean is causing a lot of distress to the people of Maclean.While the Lower Clarence Branch of Labor understands this was a commercial decision and therefore there is no political pull possible to change this decision, the Branch members understand the difficulty this closure will cause many of Maclean’s residents.The Post Office is…

The Old Kirk excites with ‘Artography’

A collaboration of art and photography is featured in Julianne Gosper’s intricate detailed paintings of amazing birds and animals and the ethereal photography of Brian McGrath. “Artography” will be exhibited at the Old Kirk, Yamba Museum from Friday November 26 to Thursday December 23, 2021. The official opening is Friday 26 from 5.30pm with speeches at 6pm.Julianne Gosper is a Clarence Valley based artist who…


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Lovebirds set sail at Sydney Opera House

Loved-up couples will have the chance to say, “I do” this Valentine’s Day at one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, with the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (the Registry) announcing its 2022 exclusive micro-wedding venue. For one day only, the Registry will host 30 micro-weddings at the Sydney Opera House, in the breathtaking Yallamundi Rooms. NSW Registrar Amanda…

Study confirms addressing risky behaviour can reduce teenage driving crashes

A study that tracked almost 21,000 young drivers for more than a decade has found that drivers who took part in a resilience program developed in Northern NSW were much less likely to have a car crash in their early years of driving.The 13-year study led by researchers at Queensland University of Technology, George Institute for Global Health, and University…