Ballina (Australia)

Type: City
Name: Ballina (Australia)
Country: Australia
Latitude: -28.860001
Longitude: 153.559998
population: 14,248
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fossil fuel divestments are putting the Abbott government on notice

Students support ANU’s move to divest from some fossil fuel companies. Photograph: Fossil Free ANU/FacebookThe decision by the Australian National University to end its investment in fossil fuels is a bellwether moment for Australia. It’s democracy up ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

UK import is a solid bat

A VERY successful local footy season has ended, with cricketers now padding up and putting on the whites for the new cricket season.Pottsville Cricket Club introduced a new face on Saturday, with Englishman Charley Nash ready for his first game in Au ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Positioning for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

THE current NSW Government is proposing to lease 49% of the metropolitan 'poles & wires' (distribution) should they be successful at next year's state election. This extraordinary proposal would raise some $20 billion overall with $6 billion specifically ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ismail knows kebabs

ISMAIL Isik has the secret to well-made kebabs all wrapped up.Since moving to Australia and setting up his first kebab business, Zaza on the Gold Coast in 2003, Mr Isik has opened three more stores in Pimpama, Byron Bay, and most recently Ballina.For ... [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Pooches put personality on cat walk

BIG brown eyes, velvet soft ears and fluffy fur coats.Ballina PETstock will be swarming with them this weekend as it tries to find 'Australia's Cutest Dog'.The competition is being run right across the country, with store winners going on to compete in ... [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bowls rookies impress with skills at zone finals at Ballina

SPECTATORS who saw the rookies zone finals at Ballina RSL at the weekend were entitled to wonder how newcomer bowlers could become so skilful after such a short time in the game.A rookie in this statewide comp is one who has played bowls for no more than ... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Drop in and talk to a Community Dreamweaver

Dropin and talk to a Community DreamweaverA newcommunity shop front will be opening at 83B River Street in Ballina on 1 st October, and will provide members of the surrounding Northern Rivers communities with advice and information aboutaccommodation ... [Published PRWire - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Brothers on the ball

IT'S been an alley-oop affair at Ballina, as Olympic basketballer CJ Bruton and his brother Austin teamed up to train young ball players.CJ, a six-time National Basketball League champion, and Austin, a Western Australia State League star, conducted a ... [Published The Daily Examiner - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Australia seeks contractors for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade project

Australia has invited contractors to upgrade the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway.The contractor will be responsible for delivering 155km final section of the Pacific Highway upgrade between Woolgoolga and Ballina.Deputy prime minister ... [Published Road Traffic Technology - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Anglers from across country sign up for top comp at Ballina

ANGLERS from across the country will be aiming to reel in a share of $100,000 of prizes when the 2014 North Coast Fishing Bonanza casts off tonight.The Ballina-based event is Australia's largest catch and photograph fishing tournament.Organiser Michael ... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Road builders to tender for largest ever road project

THE company to build Australia's largest ever road project, the 155km Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway will be named next year following the call for tenders.The project valued at $565.6 million has been advertised by NSW Roads and ... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ordinary people fought for our freedom in first world war

MOST of the soldiers who went to the First World War were ordinary soldiers who simply followed orders, got on with their lives as best they could, had a spot of leave occasionally, tried not to be too scared, and endeavoured to stay alive so that they ... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Sep 21 2014]

Quotes

"It is very exciting to have Charley Nash come and play with the team this season" Pottsville CC president Oscar Van Megchalen said
"We're the only kebab chain to use thin bread to wrap our kebabs" he said
"There is no winning formula, but if there's one piece of advice I can give entrants, it's to encourage your dog to showcase their personality" she said
...four years crawling around in leaf litter to learn more about the Mitchell's Rainforest Snail, which has a shell up to 5cm wide, for his thesis, "Studies on the ecology of the endangered camaenid land snail Thersites mitchellae (Cox, 1864)"

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Fossil fuel divestments are putting the Abbott ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
UK import is a solid bat [Published Lismore Northern Star - Oct 16 2014]
Positioning for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity [Published Lismore Northern Star - Oct 14 2014]
Ismail knows kebabs [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 13 2014]
Pooches put personality on cat walk [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 10 2014]
The secret life of a rainforest snail [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Citizen scientists assist whale migration research [Published Australian Life Scientist - Oct 10 2014]
Researcher's special tech stays on trail of Mit... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Oct 09 2014]
Welcome to: October 9, 2014 [Published Macleay Argus - Oct 08 2014]
World stage beckoning Aussie Dragonflies team [Published Port Macquarie News - Oct 07 2014]
Citizen science assists research on migrating e... [Published Noodls - Oct 07 2014]
Ballina Country Music Festival in doubt despite... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Oct 05 2014]
Bowls rookies impress with skills at zone final... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 30 2014]
Wild dogs and hemp crops - the Minister visits ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 30 2014]
Coffee + Massage = Bliss [Published PRWire - Sep 27 2014]
Don’t miss fishing bonanza as an Aussie hits th... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Sep 25 2014]
Campaign inspires community to take stand again... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 25 2014]
Drop in and talk to a Community Dreamweaver [Published PRWire - Sep 25 2014]
Brothers on the ball [Published The Daily Examiner - Sep 24 2014]
Church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich appears... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 24 2014]
Navy ships deliver supplies to Solomon Islands [Published Noodls - Sep 23 2014]
Australia seeks contractors for Woolgoolga to B... [Published Road Traffic Technology - Sep 23 2014]
Anglers from across country sign up for top com... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 23 2014]
Road builders to tender for largest ever road p... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Sep 22 2014]
New South Wales invites bids for 155km highway ... [Published Construction Index - Sep 22 2014]
Ordinary people fought for our freedom in first... [Published Lismore Northern Star - Sep 21 2014]
From hippie child to queen of a growing fashion... [Published Central Queensland News - Sep 20 2014]
Longest regional road upgrade gets going [Published Construction Industry News - Sep 19 2014]
Pregnant Erin McNaught enjoys babymoon in The M... [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - Sep 19 2014]
Solomon Islands: Navy ships deliver supplies to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
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