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Where does a lack of empathy lead us? 

Democracy, as a concept and a form of governance, was first introduced by the Greeks around 507 BC.

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TAFE job cuts not so bad, says Nationals MLC 

Ms Saffin said last week that 29 local jobs were going under restructures and that almost 700 frontline TAFE NSW jobs will be slashed.

No more MOs for Tweed Shire

In a move that may have surprised some council watchers, it was the conservative councillors who voted in favour of keeping multiple occupancies (MO) in Tweed Shire.

Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Optics

I Menahemi, Myocum In his editorial Hans Lovejoy says – ‘the optics from The Echo have been and hopefully always will...

Fossil investments

Brian Mollet, Mullumbimby It is with considerable incredulity that I read in last week’s Echo that Byron Shire has a lazy...

Democracy

Jo Faith, Newtown Thank you all at The Echo for upholding independent journalism. For readers and activists concerned about the demise...

January 24, 2012

Byron Shire Echo – Issue 26.32 

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A Lego load of fun on the Gold Coast

A place for water dragons to thrive was the theme of a construction competition at Southern Cross University (SCU) yesterday. The tricky part was making the build with Lego.

Kingscliff, trucks, and development – what’s the right outcome?

The debate over the movement of fill via the Tweed Coast Road and through Kingscliff to fill future development sites has been considered by residents, Tweed Shire Councillors, and staff at the last two planning meetings and a workshop in between.

Spring into Scavenge in Lismore this Saturday

Different, fun and rewarding are some of the words used to describe what's going to unfold in Lismore this weekend.

Van life

David Pettifer, Uki In reply to today’s article by the ABC Van Lifers I believe there is an opportunity for both sides to benefit. There is a...