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Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

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Wonderful Council

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay I went for a swim at Belongil Beach the other day and was shocked to...

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital get underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital referbishment.

Community bar – not

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park I couldn’t believe what I was reading in The Echo: a plan to turn an ‘iconic’...

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Family Court scrapped

Despite overwhelming opposition from Australia’s family law specialists and advocates, the federal Liberal-Nationals government and cross benchers scrapped the Family Law Court and subsumed it into the circuit courts last week.

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Culture roundup May 7

Culture this week: Bending the Gender with Dr Sketchy’s, Knowledge of nature and nature of knowledge with Mary Gardner, bending the mind by the Space Cowboy, Cabaret Diva by NORPA and more…

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Unfriended – Cinema Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgj4GjqCFlY There is not likely to be anybody out there who hasn’t, at one time or another, posted something on the internet that they wish they didn’t. The repercussions can be traumatic – particularly among young people who are at...

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An Italian Joint in Mullum next to The Other Joint

With Dominic’s long closed and pizza places all around, the prospects of an actual sit-down, Chianti-filled evening near Mullum seems Buckley’s or none. At least from June there’ll be a brand-new Italian restaurant opened in Mullumbimby replacing the La Table restaurant.

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From Byron to Bowral for country champs

NSW Rugby Union Country Championship on the weekend with the Far North Coast (FNC) representative team making the long trip to compete in the two-day carnival. Byron Bay had a strong showing with five of our players – Aaron Shakeshaft,...

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De Vilder and Baynie join forces for sacred music

Carmella Baynie and Yantra de Vilder join forces for Sacred Journey – a special meeting of two kindred spirits devoted to the exploration of sacred music. With Yantra on grand piano, keyboard, guitar and harmonium and Carmella on vocals,...

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Live music roundup May 7

In this week's roundup: Holidays On Ice, Toby, Lee Haslau, Rick Price, Anne McCue, El Monstro, Dr Parallax, Flynn Effect.

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W Byron developer blames market for high prices

West Byron developer Terry Agnew has confirmed with The Echo his intentions to aim much of his development at the wealthy.

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Byron Council tackles holiday letting

Signage outside holiday let premises, the introduction of development consent and higher rate charges are just some of the measures Byron Shire Council has put forward as part of its strategy to manage the industry.

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Flying foxes driving Mullumbimby residents batty

A Facebook group of Mullumbimby residents affected by moving flying fox populations has successfully lobbied Byron Shire Council to consider a plan to relocate the bats.

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A celebration of the last hippy

Ros Elliott BayFM  presenter, the ‘Last Hippy in Byron’, David Lovelight, was escorted in true peace, love and psychedelic style to present his last program at the community radio station last week. David was collected from the Byron Hospital by the...

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Thus Spake Mungo: Conscience left in the kitchen at parties

There can be no doubt that Tanya Plibersek’s campaign to end Labor’s longstanding conscience vote on same-sex marriage is a bold one and her logic is impeccable,' writes Mungo MacCaullum.

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Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital get underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital referbishment.

Constitutional referendum/poll for LG elections for Byron Shire?

Is the wards fight back again? Byron Shire Council staff have advised, in the upcoming agenda, that ‘Council may conduct a Constitutional referendum or poll in conjunction with the Local Government Election, to be held in September 2021’.

Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Editorial – Ewingsdale development creep rejected by residents

A petition of 294 signatures against rezoning Ewingsdale farmland to commercial use will be presented to councillors for their upcoming Thursday meeting.