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September 21, 2021

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September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Other News

New COVID – casual contact location – BP Chinderah Southbound

NNSWLHD has been notified of a new casual contact venue visited by a confirmed case of COVID-19 who travelled between Sydney and Brisbane for work.

From Lismore XR to multi-faith ARRCC – now is the time for climate action

From XR to religious multi-faith networks the call is becoming stronger for real action on climate change.

September 21: NNSWLHD COVID update and Byron-Tweed lockdown

The Northern NSW Local Health District held a press conference at Lismore Base Hospital this afternoon.

Update: Lismore going into lockdown at 6pm

Lismore local government area (LGA) is going into lockdown for seven days from 6pm tonight following a positive case of COVID-19 in Goonellabah yesterday.

Second confirmed COVID case in Lismore

Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District, Lynne Weir says there one new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a resident of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

‘A quick buck’

Did you know there is a fortune to be made in Federal? Forget Airbnb it is far too labour...

Despite Peter Olsen’s limitless comedic ability, perhaps it’s time for The Echo to curtail his paranoid multi conspiracy theories conspicuous in his letters.

Really, if you can’t sustain your argument without resorting to lies (can’t go to the beach from Federal, concentration camps etc), then it means your argument doesn’t hold much water, because it’s shot through with holes.

Peter is living truth to the old fascist/Trump maxim that says if you lie/misinform enough, the gullibles and idiots in society will eventually believe you. This has led America to the brink of the end of a great democracy.

Unfortunately for Pete, Australians usually don’t go for bullshit. Until now. The crap that some of Peter’s anti-vax cohort believe is absolutely ridiculous. Just read his letters for evidence.

The only conclusion that can be drawn is that these people have no idea of community, or the moral contract involved in keeping society, as a whole, safe. Because their precious bodies are obviously more important than the vast majority of people, and us sheeple have just got to wear it. They know more than any professional. That’s obviously why they rely on fantasy that resides on the internet to support their arguments. Wake up.

John Donnellan, Ocean Shores

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 22 September, 2021

Please check, at the end of lockdown to see whats on.

Speech pathology student numbers soar at SCU

The number of domestic applications for the undergraduate speech pathology course at Southern Cross University have increased 79 per cent compared to the same time last year.

BREAKING: Byron and Tweed shires go into week-long lockdown

Stay-at-home orders will be introduced for the Byron Shire, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) from 5pm today for seven days due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk.

Ballina charity ball to raise funds for men’s mental health

Locals will have the chance to support local men with their mental health when the Night of Hope Charity Ball takes place in Ballina on October Ball.