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June 16, 2024

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New Australian Marbles Champion

After a five-year hiatus the battle for the title of Australian Marbles Champion again took place as part of the Old & Gold Festival held in Brunswick Heads last Saturday.

Call for immediate ban on logging in the proposed Great Koala National Park 

There will be no more koalas in the wild in NSW by 2050 if we don’t take action to preserve their habitat, according to a NSW state parliamentary inquiry in 2020, but the Nature Conservation Council say NSW Labor still isn’t doing enough.

No public housing in Labor’s $10b housing fund 

Federal Labor MP, Justine Elliot, has told The Echo she expects successful projects from the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) will be announced in the coming months. 

Byron Writers Festival locals’ passes on sale June 13

Byron Writers Festival and First National Byron have  partnered again to offer Sunday Locals Passes.

A deeper dive into plans to abandon Mullum’s local water supply

With Council seeking community input on its proposal to disconnect Mullumbimby’s local water source and instead be reliant on water supplied by Rous County Council, local Greens candidate and water engineer, Elia Hauge, has added her concerns around the lack of meaningful consultation and process.

Byron’s No Bones welcomes new head chef Bianca Palmer

No Bones Byron Bay is excited to announce the arrival of their new head chef, Bianca Palmer, saying her ‘extensive culinary background and passion for plant-based cuisine are set to bring a fresh wave of innovation to our restaurant.

A car and truck collided this afternoon on Clothiers Creek Road, Clothiers Creek with one man being transferred to the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH).

The serious motor vehicle accident was attended by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and rescue crews.

The driver of the car was trapped and suffering serious injuries.

‘Rescue crews have released the driver from the wreckage after he was trapped for a period of time,’ said a spokesperson from Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.

‘Ambulance Service NSW paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team have treated and stabilised a 70 yesr-old male with multiple injuries and he has been airlifted to GCUH in a serious condition for further treatment’.


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