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From go to whoa – Norco Primex expo covers it all

Norco and Primex are bringing a three-day sustainable farming and primary industry expo to you.

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On-farm restaurant’s sustainable vision

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Come and try basketball in Byron

The next generation of female basketball players, with coordinator Karen Irwin, turned up to a ‘come and try day’...

Rous Chair Keith Williams looks ahead

Since the Dunoon Dam was shelved, Rous County Council has put a new draft of the Future Water Project...

What’s going on with gas?

David Lowe According to the prime minister, we’re in the midst of a ‘gas-led recovery’. Until about five minutes ago,...

Why do we destroy what we love?

Nan Nicholson, The Channon I have been an environmental activist for over 50 years (I started when I was a...

Meet local firies and save lives, including your own

Meeting local firefighters and learning about home fire prevention is really important and more so in recent times and into the future.

Jill Keogh, Ocean Shores

Heartfelt thanks to Meyrick Gilchrist for his message [Echo 9/4] urging us all to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

That 300 people rose as one in a standing ovation for Thomas Mayor’s eloquent presentation the previous week at Politics in the Pub presumes that many will write a submission to the current Senate Inquiry (closing date 9/4) expressing their individual support.

IVoiceUluru provides a submission format for guidance.

Australia has much to gain from constitutional change enshrining a Voice to Parliament for First Nations People through a future referendum, social cohesiveness, cultural enrichment, and long-overdue parity with other Commonwealth countries come to mind. 


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