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May 24, 2022

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Bringing learning and play together

Byron Bay High School’s new agility course recognises the importance of play for learning and has students from all years actively playing during breaks and PDHPE lessons, according to Byron Bay High’s Principal, Janine Marcus.

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Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

A gold star campaign and a result full of hope

It’s not surprising that Mandy Nolan got so many primary votes at Saturday’s election for the seat of Richmond – her campaign has been relentless and her volunteers all stellar.

A positive change for Bruns River

With the floods still on the mind of those impacted in the Shire’s north, a local charity and its partners have launched an interactive online map of the Brunswick River to raise awareness and hopefully bring it back to full health.

Tibetan anniversary

May 23  marks 71 years since the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation Army invaded and commenced  the...

Climate-related disasters influenced the election, Climate Council says

There was a clear connection between climate change-related disasters and voting in the Federal Election, according to the Climate Council.

Will Morrison’s gas-led recovery delete the IPCC’s belief we need climate action now?

Most Australians know the news, or have had firsthand experiences themselves, of two years of floods, fires, coastal erosion, and storms, both here and overseas. In fact Australia has warmed on average by 1.44 ± 0.24 °C since national records began in 1910.

Position Vacant:

Echo Sales Representative

There is a position available to become part of the terrific Echo sales team.

As one of our valued sales reps you are responsible for selling advertising space both in our digital daily news publication Echonetdaily and in our weekly printed paper The Byron Shire Echo.

In this position you will be responsible for visiting existing clients and developing new business. You will need to have a reliable vehicle and a current driver licence. There are revenue targets that you need to meet, but there is also cake and the occasional massage.

This position is three to five days per week, based at our head office in Mullumbimby.

You will need to be self-motivated, successful, computer literate, friendly and a team player.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your CV to [email protected]
by close of business Friday May 12, 2017.

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Race action at the TVSC Mother’s Day meet

A dedicated fleet of 13 boats took to the water for the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s (TVSC) Winter series on Mother’s Day earlier this month.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 25 May, 2022

The Jezabels The Jezabels are on a national tour to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their multi-award winning Gold Album Prisoner. For the first time, the band will be playing their...

Comment: Bridging the flooded divide

In the sodden floodplains the divide among those affected has never been clearer – those who were insured, and those who weren’t, renters and owners, Lismore LGA and everywhere else.

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Nearly 50 arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.