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May 20, 2022

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Richmond candidates 2022: The Greens, Mandy Nolan

Mandy Nolan needs little introduction to most readers of The Echo, where she has a weekly column. She is a comedian and journalist running as a candidate for The Greens in the federal seat of Richmond.

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Why I’m voting Greens 1 on Saturday

What exciting times we live in. Never has there been a better time to be politically engaged than now. This election is like no other. With the problems of the world bearing down on us, now is the time to make your voice heard.

Releasing the chokehold on Australia’s water

What the trading of 40 gigalitres of water from the Barmah Choke means for the Murray Darling Basin.

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Independent Terry Sharples

Terry Sharples is a retired accountant living in the Tweed Shire and running as an Independent for the federal...

Rorts unlimited

Commuter car park rorts, sports rorts, emissions reduction scheme rorts (that don’t reduce emissions) and bike track rorts. The...

Cost of living and taxes

Why is there so much interest in stats and percentages? How does the average house price or rent translate...

Election 2022

As we edge closer to the federal election, Australia, like most advanced middle-ranking economies is facing some headwind challenges...

Farmers’ Market Stall Operator – Blueberry Fields 

An established berry farmer in the Byron Bay Hinterland is looking for a casual employee to operate a farmers’ market stall on one to three days a week. 

The position is responsible for the operation of stalls at farmers markets including set up and pack down, refrigerated van driving and transport, food safety and stock control, as well as communicating with customers. Knowledge of and enthusiasm for horticulture and customer interaction is essential. 

Applicants must have a current driver licence, be physically fit, self-motivated and be able to meet early morning deadlines. 

Please email resume to
[email protected]

 

 

The protest vote

Uncanny that in this federal election, in Richmond as elsewhere, the freedom/protest vote parties just about all preference the National or Liberal candidate. To...

Inflated Scomo

During his term, Scomo made plenty of decisions that helped lead us to the inflation we face today. When he says we should not...

Our sitting member

The sitting member for Richmond, Labor’s Justine Elliott, is aptly named because, as far as I have seen, that’s all she’s done for the...

Bittersweet announcement about koalas

Bitter in its necessity and sweet in the action it might prompt, it has been announced today that koalas have been listed as Endangered under the Biodiversity Conservation Act.