April 2016

Published a story 30th Apr 2016 8:09 AM

FEDERAL Health Minister Sussan Ley said she would not give in to a pre-election “scare campaign” against a policy to scrap bulk billing incentives.

John McPherson faced with black death

FEDERAL Health Minister Sussan Ley said she would not give in to a pre-election “scare campaign” against a policy to scrap bulk billing incentives.

Published a story 29th Apr 2016 2:21 PM

IT WAS a win for youth yesterday when Ballina Shire Council voted against a rescission motion to have the skate park moved at Wollongbar.

A win against ‘militant prejudice’ as skate park approved

IT WAS a win for youth yesterday when Ballina Shire Council voted against a rescission motion to have the skate park moved at Wollongbar.

Published a story 29th Apr 2016 2:05 PM

A RESCISSION motion, in a bid to stop the closure of the Eastern Road, adjacent to Lake Ainsworth, was lost at Ballina Council meeting yesterday (Thursday).

More parking for troubled Lake Ainsworth project

A RESCISSION motion, in a bid to stop the closure of the Eastern Road, adjacent to Lake Ainsworth, was lost at Ballina Council meeting yesterday (Thursday).

Published a story 29th Apr 2016 7:49 AM

POLICE will be conducting a high-visibility operation in and around the Nimbin township during the Mardi Grass Festival this weekend.

Police warn users - leaf it alone at Mardigrass

POLICE will be conducting a high-visibility operation in and around the Nimbin township during the Mardi Grass Festival this weekend.

Published a story 28th Apr 2016 2:08 PM

ELUSIVE renegade road artist ‘Roa Dart’ is back after a two year hiatus spray-painting artistic flourishes to highlight pothole dangers.

Do you know a pothole celebrating a birthday?

ELUSIVE renegade road artist ‘Roa Dart’ is back after a two year hiatus spray-painting artistic flourishes to highlight pothole dangers.

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 3:59 PM

It was a photo of a water birth with the words ‘Do you want to see my pussy do something amazing?’ that triggered the deletion of Ilona's Facebook account.

Feminist songstress axed from Facebook over birth photo

It was a photo of a water birth with the words ‘Do you want to see my pussy do something amazing?’ that triggered the deletion of Ilona's Facebook account.

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 1:49 PM

Tailgaters have been branded as the biggest aggravators on our roads. Read the other eight road rage inducing incidents.

Top things that make us road-rage

Tailgaters have been branded as the biggest aggravators on our roads. Read the other eight road rage inducing incidents.

Published a story 27th Apr 2016 12:01 PM

THE NEW NRMA RoadWave campaign has revealed men aged between 25-44 are the most likely perpertrators of road rage

‘Trivial’ road ragers targeted by NRMA campaign

THE NEW NRMA RoadWave campaign has revealed men aged between 25-44 are the most likely perpertrators of road rage

Published a story 26th Apr 2016 6:13 PM

WHEN I first came across the photo of 90-year-old Ballina woman Irene Kearney ‘rockin’ a polka dot bikini, I got a bit excited.

OPINION: Why this grandma’s bikini body is not my inspiration

WHEN I first came across the photo of 90-year-old Ballina woman Irene Kearney ‘rockin’ a polka dot bikini, I got a bit excited.

Published a story 26th Apr 2016 2:33 PM

AN ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ photo of 90-year-old Irene Kearney wearing a bikini went viral this month.

Irene's resilience more beautiful than bikini body

AN ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ photo of 90-year-old Irene Kearney wearing a bikini went viral this month.

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