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December 3, 2021

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COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international travellers

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to...

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Lismore Residents Action Group say ‘no’ to Increased flight training

The Lismore Residents Action Group say they do not object to the future development of the airport, they say they are specifically concerned about the considerable increase in aircraft noise caused by flight training.

The high cost of endometriosis

One in six women with endometriosis have lost their jobs due to the condition.

On the ground work assists evicted women 

We know the region has some of the highest rents, and highest housing costs in Australia. We all know that this has virtually eliminated affordable housing. We hear the stories of women and children being evicted, of couch surfing and living in cars.

Want to make your own nest box and help with bushfire recovery on Friday?

Conservation Volunteers Australia are running a nest-building workshop in one of Australia’s most biodiverse hotspots, the Nightcap Range, ‘to create homes and hope for wildlife’.

Deconstructing the brand

It is noted that the nine houses on the seafront at Elements, Belongil have been approved by Byron Council....

Issue dividing the community

This bitter division in the Northern Rivers community regarding trains on our tracks or the rail trail could’ve been...

movember cricketThe final of the Movember Brunz Big Bash is on tonight at Stan Thompson Oval, Brunswick Heads, starting at 6pm, between the Black Salmon Roosters and the Ocean Shores Clubbers. Each Friday during Movember funds are being raised by these brave folk for charity.

Way, way too much fun has been had by all during what has been a hard-fought if short series, which has seen the top two teams qualify for the final.

Come along for some fun and see the crash hitters such as Robbie (Crazy) Goodacre, Todd (Butters) Arthur and Nathan (Big Willy) Williams while also savouring the more subtle exponents of world cricket with the likes of Deano (The Poet) Trevaskis and Kenny (The Buck) Belso.

There’ll be the world’s best sausages from our friends at Salumi, refreshments, and iceblocks for the kids.

The fun starts at Stan Thompson Oval at 6pm.


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Last mayoral candidates Q and A: are you a landlord?

Here at The Echo we have seen and heard the word ‘housing’ come up time and again throughout the local government election campaign period, whether it’s from candidates or other voters.

On the ground work assists evicted women 

We know the region has some of the highest rents, and highest housing costs in Australia. We all know that this has virtually eliminated affordable housing. We hear the stories of women and children being evicted, of couch surfing and living in cars.

What do the Tweed Council candidates stand for?

The final day of voting for your local Tweed Shire Councill candidates is Saturday 4 December at a venue near you.

Today is International Day of People with Disability

This language trend around People With a Disability has tended to emphasise the disability rather than the person, which can lead to derogatory labelling, depersonalisation or impersonal, collective references.