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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.

Other News

I am outraged

The insert in The Echo (8 May) could be taken to imply that cloud seeding was the cause of recent...

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.

Organic avocados at the farmers markets

We love it when the fuerte avocados make their way back to the market. As I walked over to...

Large bioenergy facility gets nod

Byron Council’s plan to build a facility that converts waste into electricity at the Byron Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) has been given the green light by the Northern Regional Planning Panel

Australian politics transformed

Following an election like no other, Australia looks set to change course on climate and corruption, with the Coalition's Scott Morrison being prised from office and Anthony Albanese about to form a new Labor government with the support of Greens and teal independents.

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. 

Position vacant:

Build Supervisor Position

Trueline Patios & Extensions are the trusted name in the creation of quality outdoor living areas. An opportunity now exists for the right person to join our expanding business and professional dynamic team. We are seeking the services of an experienced builder to fill the role of BUILD SUPERVISOR. Trueline Patios & Extensions operate throughout the entire Northern Rivers from Tweed to Yamba & Kyogle with our office in Billinudgel.

Role will include the following:

  • Writing up well detailed comprehensive orders
  • Supervise build teams & trades across a number of platforms
  • Interface professionally with clients and suppliers
  • Conduct professional workplace meetings with contractors & fitters

Essentials Attributes:

  • Experienced builder with a broad range of construction background
  • Experience with metal roofing
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Commitment to achieving outstanding results
  • Effective and open communicator with dynamic team
  • Team player with vision for personal & team development
  • Well developed computer skills
  • Own transport

The Build Supervisor’s position is well supported by the Operations & Office Manager. If you are looking for a rewarding position and wish to be part of a professional and dynamic team please send your resume to [email protected] or contact Donna 0401 441 582 Att: Build Supervisor. Remuneration package & full Job Description provided upon request.

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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.