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Resilient Lismore receives full ‘repair to return’ funding

“After nearly two years of our home repair work being privately funded by local organisations and philanthropists we are very grateful that the NSW Reconstruction Authority is providing this additional funding so that we can continue to help people return to safe and secure homes”: Resilient Lismore Executive Director Elly Bird.

Dunoon Rural Fire Service

Mike Berry. It is with sadness that members of Dunoon RFS acknowledge the recent passing of past member Neville Watts age 98 ... In 2023, the brigade introduced a new annual training award posthumously named in honour of past member, Aline Feebrey. ... Our inaugural winner is Alison Wilson.

NORPA to take audiences on a wild ride to Lismore Showgrounds with Wildskin: 12-28 September 2024

NORPA is taking audiences on an adventure outside the theatre once again, announcing it will stage its original work Wildskin in a warehouse space at the Lismore Showgrounds. A sensory, destination-theatre experience, Wildskin inhabits an outrageous and unpredictable world that’s part bush-thriller, part road-trip and a whole lot of NORPA’s signature theatrical style.

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Jex Lopez

Jex Lopez is mostly known as a singer songwriting pianist. A vaudevillian cabaret noir artist, her music and style is intrinsically tied to her identity as a queer Latina Meztiça with Portuguese Indian heritage.

Richmond Landcare announces winners of River of Reconciliation Art Award

Richmond Landcare is delighted to unveil the talented winners of the River of Reconciliation Art Award, a milestone initiative aimed at fostering reconciliation through the power of art ... The main prize was awarded to Tywana Caldwell for her captivating artwork titled "Baluun – River."

28 junior doctors to start training in Northern Rivers

Janelle Saffin. The Northern Rivers will benefit from a major boost to its local medical workforce – with 28 medical graduate interns starting work in local public hospitals this month ... Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin said the new doctors will be entering a training program with networked hospitals throughout the state, providing formal and on-the-job training.

The little school that roared

Diana Cantrell. Tuntable Creek Public School finally closed its doors after a century of teaching ... Small rural schools are precious, and they are an endangered species ... Hundreds of people turned up to remember and relive their time when the school was the bustling centre of a small rural community.

Is the rare Rosewood Mistletoe hiding in your backyard?

As the vibrant colours of spring blossom around us, Richmond Landcare is reaching out to the community with an urgent plea: investigate your backyard and help us uncover the rare and endangered Rosewood Mistletoe – Amyema plicatula.

Donald Dixon and the Hemmant tannery

Douglas Leighton Kesteven. From the beginning of European settlement in Australia tanning was a critical industry. The first factory in Australia was Wilshire’s tannery in 1803, earlier than flour or woollen mills. Leather was critical for shoes, horse and bullock transport, shipping and, of course, for making cat-of-nine tails to whip convicts ... Donald Dixon’s Hemmant tannery was one of the biggest from 1960 to 1980.

Richmond Landcare: Impacts of 2022 floods

Richmond Landcare, in collaboration with Border Ranges, Richmond Valley Landcare Network, and the Department of Planning and Environment, is proud to announce the release of a compelling video documenting the Environmental Impacts of the 2022 Flood Disaster on the Richmond River Catchment. The video aims to raise awareness and promote sustainable land management, by showcasing the devastating ecological consequences of the 2022 floods in the region.

First published in December 2011, the Dunoon and District Gazette is an established, free gazette featuring news from community groups and items of local and general interest.

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