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Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo new date confirmed

After being postponed due to the flooding and ongoing wet weather the 2022 Primex Sustainable Farming and Primary Industries Expo and will now go ahead on November 10–12.

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Never again

It seems to me that the floods became a ‘never again’ moment in time for Lismore and to a...

Comment – National Party encumbrance a problem for Liberals in NSW too

There is no shortage of NSW Liberal MPs out in the media warning they could be next to fall in the push from independent candidates that saw a massive shake up of politics in Australia last weekend. 

Who gets a voice?

After my tirade (Echo 4 May), against proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice at Byron Shire Council,...

Tweed Council ‘opt in’ to States agritourism – with conditions

The ‘confusing’ Agritourism SEPP was once again back on the table at last week's Tweed Council meeting as Cr Firth pushed to 'opt-out' over the State government's lack detail on conditions.

Computers donated to home schooled kids in Lismore

There nothing like the support of the CWA ladies to help get you through a disaster and the Lismore CWA Evening Branch were very pleased to be able to help their community once again to supply computers to some flood-affected Lismore kids.

Kevin Hogan returns for Page

Though the coalition government he represents is now in opposition, National Party candidate for Page, Kevin Hogan, has been returned to his seat and yesterday he released a statement to all media.

The Crystal Castle

TEAM-BUDDHATEAM-STUPAThe Crystal Castle is a magical place to enrich your spirit among giant crystals, sacred statues, stunning rainforest and gardens, unique jewellery. They also server fresh food on their stunning deck overlooking the hinterland, and plenty for the kids too. Children love the crystals, walking the maze and the excitement of finding statues and fountains throughout the grounds.

The Crystal Castle was founded in 1986 and is one of Nature’s sacred places nestled in the Byron Shire Hinterland. The botanical “Shambhala” gardens and rainforest are spread across 5 hectares of lush flora and fauna including walks, sculptures, deities, contemplation spaces, a sacred labyrinth, and the largest stone Blessing Buddha in Australia.

Rare and amazing, giant crystals & fossils are placed throughout, dating back to 500 million years ago.
Since 2011 it has become the home of the Kalachakra Stupa for World Peace. The Dalai Lama blessed this project and it is the only Buddhist Stupa of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The Crystal Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Northern Rivers region of NSW offering daily experiences for all ages and interests.


The Crystal Castle
81 Monet Drive, Mullumbimby
Ph: 6684 3111
Opening hours: 7 days, 10.00am–5.00pm
www.crystalcastle.com.au


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Reasons to be cheerful

After nine long years of being led by the least among us, Australia’s future feels optimistic. Thanks, Western Australia, you were instrumental in booting those numpties out! 

Regrets for treatment of Wardell CORE?

After Ballina Council's recent decision, at its Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, to effectively evict the Wardell Community Organised Resilience Effort (CORE) from the War Memorial Hall, in mid-flood recovery, some were having second thoughts at their Ordinary Meeting yesterday.

Keep your eyes and ears open for Albert’s Lyrebird

Tweed Council is asking that you put your best bird listening ears on this June and capture the sounds of a rare bird.

Progress at Ross Lane?

The perennial question 'is Ross Lane open?' edged closer to an answer yesterday, with Ballina Council discussing a range of options to solve the flooding problem which regularly cuts off Lennox's main access to the west. Ross Lane has been closed again this week.