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Oceans 15 triumphant return


The Ocean Shores Aquatics team have returned home with some great results after a month-long stint at various State...

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A grubby business

Cr Cate Coorey, Byron Shire Council Among the reasons Simon Richardson gave for his retirement from the mayoralty was the...

Interview with Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival

Nick Sergi, producer of the Byron Music Festival talks to The Echo.

Belongi Spit

John Lazarus, Byron Bay An update on proposed development of the Belongil Spit site, for the information particularly of those...

Deep listening and housing ideas under Mullum’s fig trees for Renew Fest

Around a hundred presenters, musicians, other artists and community activators plus a bumper crowd of punters all came together under the fig trees at the Mullumbimby Showground over the weekend for Renew Fest 2021.

Editorial: The beef about meat

Firstly, let me declare an interest: I have been a vegetarian for 49 years, so tasty cow parts are not high on my agenda.

Rous County Dam

Jo Faith, Newtown Strong objections to the proposed development of this dam have been articulated by the Indigenous Heritage First...

Pam Dean, Coorabell

Well here we are, all very worried and concerned about the heating of our planet, clearing of trees, pollution, CSG, coal mining etc

We could maybe help, with a solution – we could all put ourselves to the test of going 80 km/h everywhere, and always no faster, maybe 90 km/h on the highways. And then we would feel maybe we are in a very big way helping the environment: cool roads, less fuel consumption, cooler people, cooler cars.

Eighty km/h is apparently the best speed for helping our planet, so this can be our best chance to help, seeing we mostly all drive.

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