Ballina (Australia)

Type: City
Name: Ballina (Australia)
Country: Australia
Latitude: -28.860001
Longitude: 153.559998
population: 14,248
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Anger at marginalisation of poor prompts anti-Abbott protest

A COUPLE of hundred people turned out to voice their displeasure at the current political landscape during yesterday's People in the Park public protest at Ballina.The Missingham Park venue was full of many who were eager to push their own interpretation ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Top 10 Best Cities in Australia

Here at TUL, we love taking something that is completely subjective and turning it into a definitive and legitimate-sounding list.In that spirit, we are going to power rank Australia’s top ten cities.The process at which we arrived at this authoritative ... [Published UrbanList.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mother truckers

Heather Jones rocks hot-pink high-vis. At a truckstop outside Karratha, WA, she backs down the steps of her prime mover bum-first - reminding us that it is the safest way back to earth.Jones moves as deliberately on the ground as she does when she hauls ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

LIFTING THE GREAT SILENCE ON OUR FRONTIER WARS

Lifting the great silence on our frontier warsACADEMICS and Aboriginal activists have pushed forrecognition of the frontier wars as World War I centenary celebrations ramp up.They want Australians to urgently broaden theirunderstanding of Australian warfare ... [Published Cowra Community News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Big chook rules the Kemps Creek roost

TOWERING over the suburb at nearly six metres tall, Kemps Creek's tallest inhabitant has passers-by clucking with delight. TOWERING over the suburb at nearly six metres tall, Kemps Creek's tallest inhabitant has passers-by clucking with delight. The mascot ... [Published Southern Weekly - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Severe weather lashes the Coast

It’s forecast to be a miserable day. Here two paddlers at Snapper Rocks brave an approaching storm but dangerous swells with make most beaches a no-go today. Pic: Luke Marsden. Source: News Corp AustraliaA SEVERE weather warning has been issued for the ... [Published Gold Coast Bulletin - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Local Employment trainer's top award

The Lithgow arm of VERTO Employment Services has been recognised as a leader in the industry at an award ceremony in Bathurst attended by VERTO's Chief Executve Officer Ron Maxwell and football great Wayne Pearce.THE Lithgow branch of VERTO Employment ... [Published Lithgow Mercury - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

High school students film anti-bullying ad for television

BRITTANY Sanders says victims of bullying should "stay strong" - and tell someone.The Xavier Catholic College Year 9 student yesterday had to see the other side of her advice, and play the role of a bully at the Ballina skatepark.She was taking part in ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hunt approves highway upgrade

THE Pacific Highway upgrade from Woolgoolga to Ballina is a step closer after Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt gave the project his approval.Mr Hunt's approval came with 26 strict conditions attached, and he also ordered more investigations into ... [Published The Daily Examiner - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Labuan bids final farewell to Ballina

Royal Australian Navy Ship, HMAS Labuan has exercised her right to Freedom of Entry one last time in the New South Wales town of Ballina.The Balikpapan class landing ship, which has been linked to the township since the 1970s, will be decommissioned later ... [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Councillor nominates for Labor in community preselection

BALLINA councillor Keith Williams has announced he will contest preselection for the Labor Party in the upcoming state election.A former CEO in the non-profit sector, Mr Williams said he joined the Labor Party three years ago because of concerns over ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

HMAS Labuan bids Ballina farewell after long friendship

AFTER a long and enduring friendship, HMAS Labuan will finally bid farewell to Ballina after a five day port visit on the ship's decommissioning voyage.Four decades ago, Labuan came to the rescue of 12 men who had drifted off course in small wooden rafts ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 03 2014]

Quotes

"Politics has shifted much more to the right in recent times" said East Ballina resident Fran Hardy, who took part in the protest with her partner Dennis Styles
...Her pink socks match her lipstick. She has safety helmets in pink and white to match whatever high-visibility workwear she's got on. "It's a man's world here, and sometimes you've got to remind yourself you're a girl" the 48-year-old truckie says of her matching ensemble. Her mobile rings, blasting out the first few bars of Dolly Parton's 9 to 5

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Anger at marginalisation of poor prompts anti-A... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 31 2014]
The Top 10 Best Cities in Australia [Published UrbanList.com - Aug 30 2014]
Mother truckers [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 29 2014]
LIFTING THE GREAT SILENCE ON OUR FRONTIER WARS [Published Cowra Community News - Aug 29 2014]
Big chook rules the Kemps Creek roost [Published Southern Weekly - Aug 28 2014]
Severe weather lashes the Coast [Published Gold Coast Bulletin - Aug 28 2014]
Local Employment trainer's top award [Published Lithgow Mercury - Aug 27 2014]
High school students film anti-bullying ad for ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 26 2014]
Bad broadband getting in the way of regional bu... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 25 2014]
Swan meets with Ballina Labor preselection cand... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 25 2014]
Support group gathers for farewell [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 24 2014]
After horrors of WWI Tom spent life helping oth... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 24 2014]
Taste the Sad Shitholes of NSW With Spod and St... [Published VICE - Aug 22 2014]
Erin McNaught shows off her growing baby bump! [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - Aug 22 2014]
Hunt approves highway upgrade [Published The Daily Examiner - Aug 17 2014]
Rain lifts farmers' hopes [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 17 2014]
Planet drawn to Byron’s sun [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 16 2014]
Spotlight shining on Grafton [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 13 2014]
Labuan bids final farewell to Ballina [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
Want to build wealth? Ultimately it's all down ... [Published Gatton Star - Aug 11 2014]
Pacific Highway briefing draws crowds [Published Construction Industry News - Aug 11 2014]
Large attendance at Pacific Highway briefing [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 11 2014]
Councillor nominates for Labor in community pre... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 10 2014]
Follow the Sun winners head off [Published Caravan Camping Sales - Aug 04 2014]
HMAS Labuan bids Ballina farewell after long fr... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 03 2014]
Life after a part of you is lost [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Aug 01 2014]
Kimberley goes back to basics [Published Caravan Camping Sales - Jul 31 2014]
Filmmakers explore world of pesticides [Published Parramatta Sun - Jul 31 2014]
Ballina, Byron graduates help build record-sett... [Published Central Queensland News - Jul 30 2014]
Students step off the gas and tap into the sun [Published Lismore Northern Star - Jul 30 2014]
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