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October 22, 2021

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NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

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No means no, say traditional owners

As Water Week draws to a close, with a theme of 'Caring for Water and Country', a group of Widjabul Wia-bal elders have emphatically said they do not want the Dunoon Dam proposal to be put back on the table by pro-dam councillors.

Let’s get real

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Truth

The truth doesn’t mind being questioned. A lie does. Margot Hays, Bangalow

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

One million homes to provide affordable housing say The Greens

Local Greens candidate Mandy Nolan is looking to wrest the federal seat of Richmond from Labor to claim the balance of power in the next Federal government. To do it she needs a five per cent swing.

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback...

Congratulations on more ridiculous and biased coverage of the protests last Saturday.

Rather than objectively report on the march, you portray the mindless, selfish and hypocritical mob as victims of ‘erratic and conflicting health messaging’.

The Echo has already condemned these groups that are holding the region back through their selfish and thoughtless attitudes.

It just seemed like another opportunity to blame ‘state and federal governments’ for ‘general incompetence’ and to side again with the Tin Hat brigade.

My weekly delivery of The Echo looks as though it is destined for the green bin once again, unopened.

Wes Thompson, Lennox Head


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No means no, say traditional owners

As Water Week draws to a close, with a theme of 'Caring for Water and Country', a group of Widjabul Wia-bal elders have emphatically said they do not want the Dunoon Dam proposal to be put back on the table by pro-dam councillors.