Why are white Australians even being asked to vote on the Voice?
The fast-approaching Voice referendum is a complete clusterf**k for all Australians. It stinks of failure at each and every...
60% of Ballina Council investments in fossil fuel aligned companies
The Ballina Shire Council had more than $60 million invested in fossil fuel aligned companies on behalf of ratepayers as of the end of April 2023.
Flood trauma? Free women’s mindful healing workshops available
It has been a tough run in the Northern Rivers from drought to fire to pandemic to flood – so there is quite a bit to deal with for many of us.
Waste to energy?
I was delighted to see community opposition to waste-to-energy proposals on the north coast. On a lecture tour to Japan...
A thick hunk of toasted sourdough, a joyous tumble of braised tomatoey capsicum and onion and beans, a perfect fried egg to crest it all – and there it is on the counter waiting for whoever ordered it and I’m so tempted to claim it!
Greens for survival
At the recent Nimbin Town Hall where Sue Higginson, among others, was active in an affirmative action workshop where...
A gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers
The Member for Lismore Janelle Saffin called a local tourist spot is 'a gem among the many incredible natural wonders of the Northern Rivers' as she announced two reserves in the Lismore region will be upgraded.
Congratulations to Chris Minns for bringing in the new regulations about so-called VIP rooms in clubs and pubs. It’s only a small step in...
I love reading Mandy’s Soapbox, she reflects what I’m thinking, and many like me. In the 17 May column titled ‘A crown is just a...
Getting Real About The Voice
Responding to Ian Pratt in an attempt to ‘get real about the Voice’. The proposal does not challenge the historical fact of conquest i.e....
Mandy, you said (Echo, 17 May)]: ‘There’s not many 95-year-olds I wouldn’t be able to overpower if necessary’ and ‘to disarm a 95-year-old with...