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On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

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What drainage works can residents expect?

With a third La Niña now underway, The Echo asked Council’s Director Infrastructure Services, Phil Holloway, what flood-affected residents can expect regarding drainage maintenance.

On Save the Koala Day conservationists all agree they disagree with the Minister for Environment

Ahead of today’s Save the Koala Day, NSW Minister for Environment James Griffin yesterday announced that private landholders are being supported to restore 200 hectares of koala habitat in the Northern Rivers.

Party with a conscience

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink – the party with a conscience, is on this weekend at the Billi Pub. DJs...

Something for everyone at Byron Theatre in October

Get your pulse pumping at the 2022 Radical Reels Tour on Friday 7 October at 7pm, presented by Adventure...

Basketball carnival comes to Byron

Byron Bay Basketballers hosted their senior carnival last weekend, which saw 15 teams battle it out across four grades. ‘It...

Class action against Optus being considered

With an increasing number of Australians discovering they have been caught up in the Optus data breach, law firm Slater and Gordon is investigating a possible class action against the telecommunications company on behalf of current and former customers.

Whilst I agree with most of Adrian Gattenhoff’s assertions in Letters (13 October: Perrotet and Opus Dei) I urge him not to be fooled by the premise that we have inalienable rights that are innate to us all.

What we have are privileges that can be taken away with the stroke of an unelected bureaucrat’s pen. Search YouTube: ‘George Carlin: you have no rights’ and have a laugh at the absurdity of such a premise.

Brian Mollet, Mullumbimby


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New digs for flood adaptation project

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