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Byron Shire
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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Storylines – Stop the rot and take action

Having spent a long time reflecting on the last 13 weeks since the floods devastated our region, many important issues have come to my attention – loss of homes, possessions, safety, schools suspended from flooding, chaos, death, loss of animals, extreme anxiety and desperation, and so much more.

All smiles at Ballina pre-poll

People were queued out the door at the pre-poll booth in Ballina Indoor Sports Centre yesterday, with brightly dressed volunteers and AEC officials offering assistance to voters.

Ballina osprey platform in dangerous disrepair

As nesting season approaches, wildlife carer and local bird expert Deb Pearse has contacted The Echo about her concerns for the precarious state of the Brunswick Street osprey nesting platform, near the river in Ballina.

Sculpture distilled at Husk

The inaugural outdoor exhibition, Sculpture Distilled, opens this week at Husk Farm Distillery and promises the opportunity to get...

New hinterland whiskey

Winding Road Distillery is based in Tintenbar, and early next week they are due to release their first single...

2022 Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards

Two local groups have been nominated for the he Environmental Citizen of the Year Awards, an initiative of The Australia Day Council of NSW in partnership with Return and Earn.

Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic

mullum-vet_imageMullumbimby Veterinary Clinic operate a locally owned veterinary hospital in Dalley Street servicing a clientele with small and large animals.  The business was established 15 years ago and Neil Farquar and the team at ‘Mullum Vet’ strive to provide the best possible professional and compassionate vet care to the people of the Brunswick Valley.

They are a local, friendly, down to earth, compassionate lot who are  good communicators and strive to empower their clients to make good decisions about how they can look after their animals in a manner that is best for them.They  also offer a 24 hour emergency service with one of their vets on call 24/7.

Neil says, 'Mullum is a beautiful part of the world with a friendly community.  It is probably the best mix of people you could find anywhere in the world while still retaining a unique sense of its origins.'

Mullumbimby Veterinary Clinic
Dalley St, Mullumbimby
Ph: 66843818

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The protest vote

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Our sitting member

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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.