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COVID-19: The Delta Strain Reached NSW

The 4th person who tested positive to COVID-19 is confirmed to have the Delta variant. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian told the press that they’re on high alert and that NSW residents should be extra careful for the next few days. Only 2 local cases have

Family violence and Sexual Offences have increased across Geelong

Family violence and intervention order breaches, and sexual offences have increased across Geelong in the year since Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic began A report released yesterday reveals intervention breaches are up by 41%, and sexual offences up by 16% Geelong police point to a rise in

Dungog Kelpie Sets New Record

Coming out of rural Dungog, one very special Shepard has just set the new national price record with a whopping $35,201 price tag. James and Alice Cooper found the right bidder for the right price on June 1st at the annual Woodenbong Carlton Working Dog

Queensland Budget 2021: Putting Regional First

The Queensland Budget has been announced last night and the State plans to allocate the money in different sectors throughout regional areas. HEALTH $2 billion has been allocated over the next 4 years. Most of that money will be used to upgrade current facilities and

NSW to invest in Bushfire Strategies in upcoming Budget

NSW government to commit thirty million dollars in the upcoming state budget. In the wake of the devastating Black Summer Fires, the NSW government will commit more spending in the upcoming state budget to bushfire research.  The funding will help the development of bushfire technology

Russell Crowe to build film studio in Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour will become a key location in “Aussiewood”, thanks to its most famous local resident, Russell Crowe. Crowe will establish a film studio in the coastal city, cashing in on the influx of filmmakers from around the world following the COVID-19 pandemic. “For a

Budget Bonanza: Ten Tops Coming To Nowra

Nowra has a new store opening VERY soon! In early July, Nowra will welcome Ten Tops to Junction Street – a shop where nothing costs over $10. The company is no stranger to regional hubs with stores already in Dubbo and Wagga Wagga. Stocking groceries

South Australian’s 5000KM walk for Mental Health

‘And I would walk 500 miles’…yeah, try 5000km! Matt Fennell is in the final stages of preparation for a walk that will see him starting at Cape York and finishing at the southern most point of Tasmania. Matt, who is no stranger to exercises in

Single-use plastics to be phased out by NSW

A $365 million, five-year strategy is set to be unveiled by the NSW Government in an effort to reduce the amount of single-use plastic used in the state. The program strategy will target straws, stirrers, cotton buds and polystyrene cups as items to be phased