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May 28, 2022

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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Lismore flood

I walked around the Lismore CBD and whenever I came to a crossing, an oncoming car would stop gently...

Action after the flood: Mullum residents discuss flooding

Mullumbimby Residents Association (MRA) held a public meeting at the Ex-Services Club on May 16, and with approximately 150 attending it exceeded expectations.

Recalcitrant dogs

I could be a lot richer collecting $1 from all those who have told me to ‘get f****ed’ with...

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Another Day in Hope Purgatory

Politics is a phenomenal experience. To work harder than you thought possible, to put yourself so absolutely in the public domain full of hope and belief. Then to ask for judgement. It’s high stakes. A kind of ethical and philosophical extreme sport.

Lismore community

First let me say how incredibly proud, inspired and supported I feel as part of the Lismore and Northern...

Bangalow’s festival of film kicks off again this weekend courtesy of Flickerfest.

There are two rounds of international flicks, one on Friday and one on Saturday night, and a Best of Australian Shorts collection on Sunday night.

The sentimental favourite, Byron All Shorts, is on Saturday afternoon and features a range of films by local auteurs, from a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ 40-second claymation by Mullum secondary students to nine-minute surfing epic Teahupoo Hawaii Uncut (pictured) by Tweed’s Simon Saffagina.

Echonetdaily has one more double session pass to Flickerfest give away to a lucky reader – email us by 9am tomorrow to enter.

Otherwise, the very reasonable prices are: Friday: $20 /$17 conc, includes Opening Night Party with Jameson whiskey, Coopers beer, Rosnay organic wine and Phoenix drinks. Sat or Sun: $15 /$12 conc (each night). Festival Pass: $40 /$35 conc.

Tickets: Available at the door or from Barebones Artspace Bangalow (no BF), Byron Music (+BF) All Music and Vision Ballina and Lismore (+BF).

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