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May 21, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Hydrogen hoax

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The protest vote

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Pension protector?

Powerful Protector of the Pension? Well, not exactly… ABC Fact Check has looked closely at claims made by local MP,...

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

It’s National Volunteer Week

Volunteering Australia says volleys are the backbone of the country in times of crisis and emergency.

Harm Labor

Much as I respect Richard Jones’ opinions on many things, I can’t agree with his conclusion last week (‘Election...

To the surfers out at Boulder on the morning of 22 March: thanks for the warning regarding the 10ft Great White that jumped out of the water – especially the Brazilian guy I talked to in the carpark before I was about to jump in. If it wasn’t for the warning the sweep would have landed me right on top of the beast. If only we can look after each other in similar ways! Thanks, lads.

Bradley Agius, Byron Bay

 


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