Bushfires and COVID caused decline in people using Clarence Valley beaches

Bushfires and the COVID-19 lockdown have caused a 33% decline in visitors using Clarence Valley beaches.This…

New border controls announced

Due to the worsening COVID-19 situation in Victoria new border control measures have been announced affecting…

Thirty billion reasons to get local infrastructure right

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is partnering with the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia…

Super wipe out: Almost 500,000 Australians have emptied their nest eggs

Hundreds of thousands of young Australians have wiped out their retirement balances under the government’s early…

Testing times: mobile respiratory clinic hits the road

A new mobile testing clinic will make it easier for Northern NSW residents to get tested…

The John Bell Scholarship

Aspiring young actors from regional Australia have the chance to audition for a fully-funded scholarship to…

End of strange and tragic season for Surf Lifesavers​

Despite the NSW bushfire crisis reducing summer beach attendance and the COVID-19 pandemic bringing an early end to the 2019/20 patrol season, there were a higher than…

Motor industry asked ‘how do you do business?’

The NSW Government is seeking feedback from the motor vehicle sales, recycling and repair sectors as…

Stronger domestic violence support for Richmond Valley

Richmond Valley domestic violence victim-survivors will have more support thanks to a joint investment from the…

Medical Workforce Plan sets a collaborative course

A new roadmap which brings together health partners from the acute and primary health and tertiary…

Key Door Decisions

A guide to the often-overlooked factors of selecting and buying doorsDoors are an essential element of…

Now is the time to get flu vaccination from your pharmacist

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions has reinforced the need for Australians to be vaccinated against the…

Postcards from Byron series

Hello everyone,This week we have two new Conversations from Byron podcasts to share with you: Christos Tsiolkas speaks candidly with fellow…

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers set to bloom brightly

Queensland’s biggest event invites you to… Play in the Petals this SpringThe power of the flower…

RACGP urges overhaul of telehealth to ensure high-quality patient care

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is calling for an urgent overhaul to telehealth…

Two in the cart at Grafton

There has been a significant change to the restrictions relating to the COVID-19 situation which apply…

Urging communities to access Red Cross bushfire grants over winter

Dear Ed,We acknowledge many of your readers lost their homes to the 2019/2020 bushfires. While more…

From me to you

Dear Clarence Valley Independent reader, My name is Leanda Hunter, and I have been an avid…

Lawrence legend remembered

Lawrence legend, Doug ‘Dougie’ Lewis passed-away on 7 May 2020, at the age of 103.Mr Lewis…

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