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May 25, 2022

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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. 

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Fugly Design Award

I would like to second Nick Buckley’s idea for the Fugly Architectural Design Award (in last week’s Echo). Perhaps...

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. 

Our sitting member

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

Review of community response called for as challenges recognised

Local community members stepped forward to help coordinate and respond to the disaster; from people getting into boats and kayaks recusing strangers in Lismore to coordinating local response hubs in the hinterland and local towns. But it wasn't all a bed of roses.

Coalition policy

It should be obvious to everyone by now that the Coalition’s insistence that ‘technology’ will drag us across the...

Richmond candidates 2022: The Nationals – Kimberly Hone

Kimberly Hone lives in the Tweed Shire and is running as a candidate for The Nationals in the federal seat of Richmond.

Mullumbimby IGA Supermarket

The Mullumbimby IGA team.
The Mullumbimby IGA team.

Mullum IGA is a local supermarket that prides itself on fresh produce, friendly staff and exceptional customer service. Daniel Tiffin, the local manager, says, 'Our purpose is to provide what you need when you need it and how you need it.' He thinks it is the fact that his team at Mullum IGA go above and beyond what is the standard supermarket protocol, and proudly promote local products and locally purchased goods with a diverse range of gluten free organic and specialty items, that brings customers back time and time again.

Daniel has been at this store for 8 years now and has managed the store for just over two years, As you can imagine, he sees many locals on a daily basis. That is what he loves about the town: its people. 'It is a very cultural community and an excellent atmosphere to raise family with freedom of choice. I also love how everyone is friendly and takes the time of day for each other,' he says.


Mullumbimby IGA Supermarket
Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby
Ph: 6684 2207


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Up to five times the average rainfall during 2022 in some areas says BOM

The formal record of the extreme rainfall and flooding was released today by the Bureau of Meteorology with some areas of south-east Queensland and north-east New South Wales having five times their monthly average of rain. 

Recognising 50 years of police service

When John 'Jack' Keough moved to Byron Bay police station in 1982 there was still a station sheep that kept the grass down and goats still roamed Cape Byron. Sargent Keough began his career in policing in 1972 when he walked into the Redfern Academy to join the police force. 

The postal vote that never arrived

At 91, there are many things that you can no longer do, but one of the things you still can do is have your voice heard in an election – but not for at least one Byron Shire resident.

Vale big Jez, Mullum troubadour

The Mullumbimby community lost one of the founding fathers of its counter culture last Thursday, when Graham Chambers, better known as Jerry De Munga, passed away at his home with the love and care of wife Chrissy, family and close friends.