The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Articles from May 15, 2012

A Super Way to Help Cover the Cost of Your Insurance
Byline: FINANCIAL MATTERS JASON MCFADDEN DID you know you can save money by buying your insurance in super? This is because super can offer cashflow benefits and tax concessions. Most super funds offer insurance that can help you, or your...
Beauty of Burma Goes on Display; Sale of Pieces Will Help Their Makers
AN exhibition of Burmese lacquer ware aimed at supporting impoverished artisans in that country is on show at Bijou Fine Arts in Federal. Over the past 30 years gallery owners Vicki and Gary Mann and Mitch Noble have developed close working relationships...
CSG Flies under the Radar; Scientific Committee Is Too Late to Assess Dangers of Some Gas Proposals
Byline: Daniel Burdon Canberra Reporter SOME big coal seam gas operations are likely to escape scrutiny by a new scientific committee established to assess the dangers the industry may pose to water resources. Cotton Australia, in its submission...
Everything Must Go in Final Sale; Slowdown Brings End to Recycling Business
NOW is the time to act if you are looking for a bargain on secondhand building materials such as windows, doors and kitchens or even score a grand piano or a South American bobcat skin from 1880. Lismore Recycled Building Materials is closing on...
Lights Go out on Retail Icon; Alternative Shop Crystalight Closes Its Doors
Byline: Javier Encalada Reporter ONE of the last anew agea retail spaces in Byron Bay, Crystalight, is closing tomorrow. After the recent closure of alternative bookshop Abraxas, the end of Crystalight means that most of the old anew agea retail...
Maintaining the Solemn Promise Made to a Dying Soldier
A FIRST World War soldier pledged to a dying mate he would look after his family upon returning home. Because of one man's commitment, Legacy, an organisation committed to the health and wellbeing of war widows and dependants, was born. Far North...
Maroons Ready for Challenge
Byline: JOSHUA SPASARO Queensland Origin SQUAD Billy Slater (Storm) Darius Boyd (Knights), Greg Inglis (Souths), Justin Hodges (Broncos), Brent Tate (Cowboys), Johnathan Thurston (Cowboys), Cooper Cronk (Storm), Matthew Scott (Cowboys), Cameron...
New Shop Aims to Hit the Target; Firearms a New Casino Venture for the Grebers
AFTER operating Casino Outdoor and Disposal for 17 years, Sharon and David Greber opened their new store, North Coast Firearms, in Walker St, Casino, yesterday aWe just thought it was time for a change after 17 years,a Ms Greber said. aShooting...
Sarah Will Get Your Back ... Physiotherapist to the Royals Is at Byron Bay
Byline: Jem Wilson Reporter FROM BALMORAL to Byron Bay comes advice about curing back pain that is fit for a queen. Internationally renowned physiotherapist Sarah Key has treated the British Royal family for more than 30 years along with thousands...
Star, Easts, Casuarina Up in Hockey Shut-Outs
IN the first round of the Far North Coast / Tweed JH Williams Shield women's hockey played at Ballina, Northern Star defeated Murwill-umbah 2-0, East Lismore outclassed Ballina 4-0 and Casuarina overpowered Glee 3-0. After a close first half, Star...
The Point to the PIN Has Passed Me
I'VE BEEN predicting it for years, and now it has finally happened a[degrees] my brain is officially full. Over the course of my working life I have had many careers. Each time I've switched jobs I've had to accumulate a certain amount of information;...
Ultralight Was Airworthy; Plane Had Been Submerged in Ditching Years before Crash
Byline: Rodney Stevens Reporter THE INVESTIGATOR of an ultralight aircraft crash that killed two men at Tatham in 2010 has told a coronial investigation he would not have been flying in the aircraft as he knew it had been ditched into the ocean...