Phil (Holloway) you’re still saying that Council has a $180M bill to fix our roads, and you must organise funding first. If Council is only at the point of putting funding applications together, what on Earth has it been doing for the past 12 months? It’s time for the Council to explain.
Call for Labor government to reinstate logging moratorium – now
North East Forest Alliance’s Dailan Pugh has pointed out that a Minns NSW Labor government has given no commitment to quick and decisive action on behalf of our forests – but we need action 'now' he says.
No dog problem – really?!
David Heilpern was recently roasted here by P. Lawrence, who sees ‘no problem’ with the issue of dogs on...
Political cosplay for fun and profit
Costume play is not just for Trekkies and Disney fans. If you want to get anywhere in Australian politics, cosplay needs to become a vital part of your skillset.
Not a ‘bonanza for developers and land bankers’ as local councils lose planning controls?
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment were quick to respond to the article ‘A bonanza for developers and land bankers?’ published on 21 March 2023 on The Echo online ‘to correct the inaccuracies contained in your article’.
It’s Sunset and it’s Loooooong
If there’s one thing that indie music fans can all agree on, it’s The Long Sunset – the wanderlust music and camping festival set in the lush surrounds of the Canungra, Queensland hinterland on 29 April.
Rethinking the tourism paradigm
The past three years have been a fairly challenging time for the Byron tourism Industry, after fires, floods, and a pandemic. According to local tourism organisation, Destination Byron, now seems the right time to rethink the tourism paradigm for Byron.
Women of song at The Con
The Northern Rivers Conservatorium (The Con), in association with Musica Viva Australia, is pleased to present a special event in its Concert Room on Friday 28 April – Women of Song. This innovative new show developed by the acclaimed Jessie Lloyd of Mission Songs Project includes themes of intergenerational practices, singing on, and from, Country, commitment to community, and preserving knowledge in song. It’s an intimate celebration of the ‘here and now’ of Indigenous culture, a rare mix of spontaneous conversation and songs exploring the modern-day practice and living heart of the world’s oldest living culture.
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‘Bees they’re fucking awesome!’ so why are we introducing flies?
The little varroa mite is leading to the eradication of many beehives in NSW. Researchers will be releasing pollinator flies in the Coffs Harbour biosecurity Red Zone to help pollinate berry crops.
Two to appear in Tweed Court after alleged import of ‘ice’ and cocaine
Two people have been extradited from Queensland and charged following an 18-month investigation into an alleged attempted importation of six kilograms of methylamphetamine and cocaine into NSW.
Goodbye to an inspiring scientist, activist and friend
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Mary’s influence on me as a local activist, and later councillor, was profound – she opened my eyes to how water courses through and shapes this place.
Missing woman located – Tweed Heads
A woman reported missing from Tweed Heads on Tuesday, 21 March, 2023 has been located safe and well.
Well I’ve been watching council workers fix main arm road… Only to dig parts of it up again…. Then lay new Bitumen. But not at the same height as the rest of the road.
We should sack the entire council works department and start again