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News from around the web June 16 2017

Friday, June 16th, 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below. Single largest donation for Men’s Shed AT A recent meeting of Lodge Ballina United the Worshipful Master Allan Ridgewell presented a cheque for $10000 to Graeme Eggins, Co-ordinator […]

Celebrating Cross Cultural Collaboration @ NRCG

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Wahng Ngullboo | Karridjarrkdurrkmirri | Working Together Bundjalung Wake Up Time & Kunwinjku Women textile artist collaboration Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), Ballina will launch a vibrant cross cultural exhibition in July celebrating a unique collaboration between two groups of remote Indigenous women textile artists. This vibrant exhibition showcases the artistic and cultural similarities and […]

July Workshops @ NRCG

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG), Ballina will host two exciting workshops in July that celebrate traditional Indigenous artmaking practices. Art of Language – Painting Workshop | Saturday 8 July 2017 | 10am – 12pm Local Lismore based artist Michael Philp will take participants on a journey to explore language through painting. Drawing inspiration from personal […]

News from around the web June 8 2017

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below. Beloved RFS member was a true hero FLAGS at the Rural Fire Services flew at half mast yesterday in respect to the passing of beloved member Jenny Hankinson. […]

Northern Rivers Animal Services News

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Some of the gorgeous puppies NRAS (Northern Rivers Animal Services Inc.) has coming up for adoption made a very special appearance at the NRAS Shelter earlier in the week. As part of a “cheque handover” from their wonderful partners at Melanie Stewart Real Estate, NRAS volunteers got to step out into the sunshine and have […]

Chip N’ Check your pets this month

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Losing your furry friend is tough but Ballina Shire Council’s Chip N’ Check initiative will help lost pets get home safe. The Council program is offering free cat and dog microchipping at the Ballina Animal Shelter on Saturday 17 June and Saturday 24 June 2017, along with $50 desexing vouchers that can be redeemed at […]

News from around the web June 2 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below. Jealous brothers plot against Joseph JOSEPH and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber operatic musical in rehearsal at Ballina Players, tells the Biblical […]

Business Bus is visiting Alstonville

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

The new Business Connect program was launched on 1 January 2017. Business Connect aims to support small businesses to startup, create jobs through growth, help established small to medium enterprises become sustainable and increase business confidence across NSW. As part of the program the Business Bus (formerly known as the Small Biz Bus) delivers highly subsidised face-to-face […]

Research Project – Attracting and Retaining Rural Workers Survey

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

ACCELL, the Australian Collaboratory for Career Employability and Learning for Living, at the University of Southern Queensland is running a research project on “decent work.” The study came about because Universities in Australia and Internationally realised that they were requiring much more information about the working life of the large majority of workers who are involved […]

Reminder – 15th Annual Tree Planting Day FRIDAY 2 JUNE 2017

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Since 2003, Geolink and Ballina Shire Council have hosted the annual Lennox Head Community Tree Planting Day to coincide with World Environment Day – the biggest, most globally celebrated day for positive environmental action. Now in its 15th year, this popular community event continues its goal of reinstating the Lennox headland back to the way it was in the […]

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