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Fifteen arrested in Brisbane protest

Police say they have arrested fifteen people following protest activity in Brisbane CBD this morning.

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Byron beach erosion

Ann Tiernan, Suffolk Park I strongly disagree with Council’s position stated in last week’s Echo that ‘The sand (at Clarkes Beach)...

It’s National Homelessness Week

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events

Council negligence

Jim Mangleson, Ocean Shores Interesting article by Steve Hansen regarding artificial reefs for Byron’s erosion problem (Echo, 21 July). He mentions...

New gallery and studio breathes life into old church and graveyard

Was it divine intervention or western democracy that changed the fate of a former country church on the Northern Rivers last week?

Joyride tears up Chinderah golf course fairway

Police say that three youths were caught joyriding on golf club vehicles at Chinderah late last Friday evening.

The Block mute over its plans for Byron TV show

Plans by reality television TV show, The Block (Nine), to base an upcoming series on  Sunrise Boulevard in Sunrise, Byron Bay, has upset an elderly neighbour.

WP mick-fanning

Tweed Heads surfer Mick Fanning defeated Fred Patacchia (HAW) to advance into the quarterfinals of the Oakley Pro Bali on yesterday. Fanning’s result sees him rocket to the World No 1 position after ratings leader Kelly Slater (USA) was eliminated during round five.

Photo ASP – Kirstin Scholtz.

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South East Queensland lockdown continues for another five days

Queensland Health has issued a statement that says the current lockdown in South East Queensland will continue for another five days as a precaution following new cases in the state.

Pennings and Adani to continue court battle

The Supreme Court has formalised orders agreed out of court by both Adani and Ben Pennings in relation to a decision handed down on 25 June 2021.

Can you help save 74 million lives?

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It’s National Homelessness Week

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events