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Byron Shire
June 16, 2024

The art of war

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Self-defence explained

For those still confused, killing 38,000 unarmed civilians, a third of which were children, would not be self-defence, (however...

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Submissions open for federal insurance hike inquiry 

Submissions are now open for the Select Committee on the Impact of Climate Risk on Insurance Premiums. 

Rail trails

Having ridden both local rail trails I can only say what a pleasure they bring. No cars or traffic noise...

Keep funky Mullum

In response to the comments of Ed Ahern in last week’s Echo. I would like to say that the...

Students fired up for marine protection  

There is something deeply inspiring about a hall full of young humans who are passionate about saving the planet. Tired narratives about apathy and disengagement dissolve as those who are inheriting ecological wounds inflicted by past generations seek solutions and healing.

Positive change for New Brighton beach

Ocean conservation non-profit Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) hosted a World Ocean Day beach clean-up and a mangrove educational session jointly hosted by the Salty Mangrove Cafe in New Brighton on Saturday.

Tweed council call for young tree-huggers

The Tweed Shire Council is inviting high school students in the local government area to participate in the national Speaking 4 the Planet competition on the theme: Trees: the guardians of life. 

Melbourne-based artist John Cattapan was commissioned by the Australian War Memorial to travel to Timor-Leste as an official war artist with the Australian peacekeeping forces in July 2008.

During last Thursday’s  Student Enrichment workshop he showed Murwillumbah High year 12 students some pieces from his ‘Night Vision ’ series. The paintings are showing in the exhibition Perspectives of Time and Place at the Tweed River Gallery until November 13.

Photo: Jeff Dawson


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