People can do more than use less plastic to help save the GBR

There are many threats to the Great Barrier Reef – cyclones, shipping, crown-of-thorns starfish – but…

Feral ducks on Chatsworth Island

Dear Ed,I live in the beautiful river side village of Chatsworth, at least it was a…

Heart attacks hit young women harder than men

Young women who suffer a heart attack have worse outcomes than menWomen aged 50 or younger…

What can online gaming reveal about the real world?

How player behaviour in the massive multiplayer online game EVE Online may reflect real world country…

Drinking green tea and coffee may help diabetics live longer

Drinking green tea and coffee daily linked to lower death risk in people with diabetes4 or…

Annual report for 2019-2020 from Grafton CWA publicity officer

From the start of 2019 Grafton Branch has been carrying out fund-raising activities for drought relief,…

Grafton Art Club

The club will be holding a Garage Sale/Car Boot Sale on Saturday October 24, 7am to…

Road works contracts should create local jobs

NSW’s peak local government body has reiterated the vital importance of State contracts that pay for…

Spiritual Matters by Rev Chris Sparks

Of equal value! I was quite astounded. And that started me reflecting on the value of those…

Majority of Australians will get COVID-19 vaccine when available

The majority of Australians would get themselves and their children vaccinated against COVID-19, a survey from…

At what cost?

Dear Ed,On Monday October 12, I was driving out of Yamba on Yamba Road just past…

TAFE NSW offering fee-free café course ‘Espressoly’ for Yamba 

Local jobseekers have welcomed the timely news that TAFE NSW Yamba Connected Learning Centre is offering…

Third major grant in six months for Maclean Showground

Maclean Showground has just won its third NSW Government grant since May, with the $108,000 to…

Struggling to stick with that workout program? Blame your personality

Personality may play a role in how well people follow and stick with fitness programs, according…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

Lone piper tradition carried on

Maclean – ‘The Scottish Town in Australia’ has resurrected an old tradition, with a lone piper…

EPA prosecutes Forestry Corporation

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has commenced five prosecutions in the Land and Environment Court…

Lawrence locals enjoy park upgrade

The Lawrence Memorial Park which is situated on the edge of the Clarence River, reopened to…

ACOSS: ‘Tax cuts do not benefit those most in need’

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has a different view about the Australian Government’s taxation…

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