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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.

Other News

COVID-19 update: May 16

The Northern NSW Local Health District says that to 4pm yesterday, 15 May, 384 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the District, including 82 positive PCR tests and 302 positive rapid antigen tests.

Busy time for Ballina Region for Refugees

BR4R has not let the floods and COVID slow things down, with lots of recent happenings and more planned for the future.

Suspicious house fire in Casino ends in charges

NSW Police say that man has been charged following a suspicious house fire.

Vote Green

In response to John Jennings, Numinbah (12 May), ‘Who shall I vote for?’ Simple answer – The Greens. From...

Radiance Kitchen

Victoria Cosford I can imagine how radiant the smiles were when Dexter Chou and Linda Hung resumed their stall recently...

Interviews with Richmond candidates 2022: Liberal Democrats Party candidate Gary Briggs

Gary Biggs lives in the Tweed Shire and owns a small business. He is running as a candidate for the Liberal Democrats Party in the federal seat of Richmond.

Discover Ballina & Lennox Head

With easy parking and river breezes, Ballina is the perfect combination of convenience and ease as a destination for shopping and access to services not available within the Byron Shire. Lennox Head is just north of Ballina and is a charming seaside village.

Both are playgrounds for beach lovers, surfers, boats, anglers and eco-adventurers. Its also just a hop, skip and jump (well a 15 minute drive) down the freeway. What are you waiting for?

Ballina Beach Village The Book Warehouse Carpet One Big Surprises In Ballina Ballina Fair Shopping Centre Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op My Geek Mate Fishy Fishy

 

Ballina Beach Village

1. Ballina Beach Village

The perfect weekend getaway – South Ballina’s favourite holiday park! Under new management. Refurbished cabins, huge camping sites, pet friendly (with fully enclosed off-lead dog area), and onsite licensed cafe.
ballinabeachvillage.com.au
6686 3347


Book Warehouse Ballina

2. The Book Warehouse

Catering to readers in Ballina, Lismore, Grafton and Coffs for 40 years.
Call in to speak with their wonderful staff or check out their new online shop!
Locally owned, competitive prices.
www.theBWH.com.au
6686 0917


Carpet One

3. Carpet One

Great range, expert advice, professional installation. Residential and commercial. Tough flooring that stands up to the rigours of day-to-day living.
carpetone.com.au/ballina
6686 3855


Discover Ballina

4. Big Surprises In Ballina

Discover hidden gems, local secrets and unique experiences!
Let the team at Ballina Visitor Information Centre help you to experience the very best of the Northern Rivers.
discoverballina.com
1800 777 666


Ballina Fair

5. Ballina Fair Shopping Centre

Pick up a bargain in the post-Christmas sales on now at Ballina Fair! Whilst you’re there catch a movie or have a bite to eat.
ballinafair.com.au


Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op

6. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op

Enjoy the holidays with a bowl of Ballina’s Famous King Prawns! From the Fishermen’s Co-op, the only fish shop in Ballina owned by your local Fishermen!
www.ballinafishermenscoop.com.au
02 6686 2533
0447 669 332


My Geek Mate

7. My Geek Mate

Need help using technology? Come and see Mark of My Geek Mate – “Personal tech support for bamboozled bipeds.”
Free parking and no potholes!
www.mygeekmate.com.au
0431 122 057


Fishy Fishy

8. Fishy Fishy

With friendly service and a great atmosphere, their fish is fresh off the boat and they are committed to using local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients wherever possible. Open 7 days.
fishyfishy.com.au
02 6687 5599

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.