Ballina (Australia)

Type: City
Name: Ballina (Australia)
Country: Australia
Latitude: -28.860001
Longitude: 153.559998
population: 14,248
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 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rain lifts farmers' hopes

IF YOU listen very carefully you can almost hear the grass growing.Widespread rainfall across the Clarence Valley delivered welcome relief over the weekend as a low pressure system dumped more than 100mm in some parts of the Northern Rivers.Ballina picked ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Planet drawn to Byron’s sun

NO PRIZES for guessing which town hogs much of the northern NSW section of Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia Travel Guide, published this month.Byron Bay takes out a full half of the 19 pages dedicated to the area from Evans Head to the border, something ... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 16 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 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Want to build wealth? Ultimately it's all down to you

IT IS easy to look at a financial system and ask the government to make it fair. But what if our system was fair? What if the laws and regulations provided for an even playing field so everyone had an opportunity to build financial security for their ... [Published Gatton Star - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific Highway briefing draws crowds

MORE than 250 industry players attended a government briefing on the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade of the Pacific Highway – Australia’s largest regional project – in Sydney last week. ... [Published Construction Industry News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Large attendance at Pacific Highway briefing

MORE THAN 250 industry leaders attended a briefing in Sydney on the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade - Australia's largest regional road infrastructure project.Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss and NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay welcomed ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Aug 11 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]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Filmmakers explore world of pesticides

A BBC filmmaker based in Parramatta has locked his sights on the murky world of pesticides. A BBC filmmaker based in Parramatta has locked his sights on the murky world of pesticides. For the last three years, Simon Kurian has worked with wife Anji to ... [Published Parramatta Sun - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Ballina, Byron graduates help build record-setting solar car

The record will now be officially approved by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) - the world motorsport's governing body. The Sunswift UNSW team broke the record with their eVe car that took 12 months to develop and cost $500,000 to custom ... [Published Central Queensland News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ballina hosts top TV show

MULTI-AWARD winning lifestyle show Better Homes and Gardens will be making Ballina its base this weekend, with locals invited to come and take part of filming at Bunnings Warehouse.Last week the show was watched by 1.5 million people and was ranked the ... [Published Byron Shire News - Jul 29 2014]

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Friends of the Koala president Lorraine Vass said: "Over 50,000 people, mostly from within Australia, have expressed their concern that the Blackwall Range nationally significant koala population will be destroyed by the deviation away from the existing highway route."
"The other thing is we are likely to see the lifting of fire restrictions and permits allowing us the opportunity to safeguard properties before it gets too hot."
"Lismore, the commercial heart of the Northern Rivers region, manages to sit alongside the Wilsons River without paying it terribly much attention" it declares
"It's one less reason to go to Coffs, but it's probably a nightmare for husbands."

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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]
Ballina hosts top TV show [Published Byron Shire News - Jul 29 2014]
Why I Love Sydney's Big Milk Crate, The Zenith ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 29 2014]
Goonellabah-based butcher takes runner-up in ba... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Jul 29 2014]
A Top Trip – Touring tales with Phil Hall [Published Mcnews.com.au - Jul 25 2014]
Evil silenced by dignity of MH17 victims [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 24 2014]
STOP PRESS: No need to splash out on car parks ... [Published Central Western Daily - Jul 23 2014]
Well done, Bishop, Quinlan and Gillard [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Good morning Bendigo - 22.07.14 [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Jul 21 2014]
Naval and Mariners’ Association [Published Nambucca Guardian News - Jul 16 2014]
Las Balsas crewman to tell his story in new doc... [Published The Daily Examiner - Jul 15 2014]
Christmas tree pros and cons [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 15 2014]
Sonar sounds like life saver [Published Lismore Northern Star - Jul 14 2014]
Staff deal with job loss as Crazy Clark’s closes [Published Lismore Northern Star - Jul 13 2014]
Northern Rivers man drought – fact or fiction? [Published Byron Shire News - Jul 13 2014]
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