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Calls for Minister to conduct ‘genuine’ consultation on Murwillumbah mega-school

The Murwillumbah community and SOS (Save Our Schools) are calling on the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell to...

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Catch Flock’s Brice Fundraiser: Cycle For Brighter Futures

Matt Brice cycled through India solo in 2014 under the name of Cycle for Brighter Futures (CFBF), raising funds...

Interview with Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne, exudes a natural ease on stage as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably stir the heart with grand romanticism. Daniel spoke to The Echo whilst travelling between Brisbane and Sydney – en route to a show in Auckland.

Regarding John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement

Cr Jeannette Martin, Mullumbimby In response to John Anderson’s (aka Fast Buck$) advertisement in last week’s Echo (Jun2, 2021), I feel I...

COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens at Tweed Mall

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) has announced that a new location for getting the COVID -19 vaccination has opened today in Tweed Heads.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Celebrating 35 years of The Echo

The Echo Awards, held every five years, was a great success on Wednesday night as it celebrated 35 years of local independent journalism in the Northern Rivers and the community that have supported it throughout those times.

June 17, 2015

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For the love of loaves

Not all breads are created equal. Sol Breads entice us back to good grains with their commitment to organic and artisanal practices that make its loaves a crusty cut above. Bayleaf cafe in Byron Bay sets the stage beautifully for...


Waiheke, wine island

If you feel that our area around Byron Bay is paradise, you can get fussy about your seaside holidays. Waiheke Island, a 30-minute ferry ride from Auckland, has a natural beauty similar to the nearby Coromandel, plenty of beachhouses...


The Nightingale

There is nothing startlingly new in the story of a little kid and an old man going on a journey of mutual self-discovery – it is a road-trip standard. This one (screening at Pighouse Flicks) is different insofar as...


Alt Kimber

With a hot new single Stumble in the Dark under her belt Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel pull into town for a show at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services. Okay, everyone says it, it’s been around for yonks now, but in your...


Gabriel and Cecilia’s latest launch

In a few short years life has gone full circle for local musicians Gabriel and Cecilia. Before becoming finalists on The Voice, the brother/sister duo won the Youth Mentorship at Mullum Music Fest, and now they are mentors for young...


Jurassic World

Hollywood’s willingness to re-boot a blockbuster has no limit. It’s been more than twenty years since Steven Spielberg brought the dinosaurs back to life in Jurassic Park and you’d think that, given the astounding developments in CGI etc in...


This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius

Caz Parker Many moons ago Aquarius Café and Dining was a modest place. Well, as modest as a cafe can be with a massive rock perched skyward in the middle of the room like a mystic altar to the Byron...


Byron repel Turkeys in thriller at Red Devil Park

At the beginning of Gladiator, confronted by the Germanic tribes baring their arses at the Roman legions, Quintus says to Maximus, ‘some people just don’t know when they’re beaten’.


Live Music Roundup – 17 June, 2015

Marmalade on Sunday On the eve of their eleventh tour of Japan, Wild Marmalade present a free winter solstice celebration of epic proportions at the Hotel Brunswick this Sunday. Joined by guitarist Paul George from Tijuana Cartel and percussionist extraordinaire Matthew...


Being Etta James

For 25 years, the glorious voice of Vika Bull, alongside her sister Linda, has been one of the most distinctive, versatile and emotionally charged sounds on the Australian music landscape. Since a multi-platinum conquest of pop radio with the Black Sorrows in...


Culture Roundup – 17 June, 2015

BellyLaugh Standup for Byron Brewery Think you are funny? Do friends laugh hysterically at your gags and scream ‘Oh my god you should be a comedian!’? Well, guess what: you now have the chance to test your mettle by giving it a...


Aussie Aussie Aussie

Writer/director Jonathan Biggins presents Australia Day, a unique comedic slice of life set in the country town of Coriole – taking us back to the heart of why we celebrate our nationhood. Australia Day has become such a cliche of...


Mandy scores a chat with Ellen!

With their show Women Like Us opening at the Star Court Theatre in Lismore this Saturday, Ellen Briggs put comedy colleague Mandy Nolan on the hot seat. Well, she can’t possibly interview herself, after all. How did the show Women Like...


Mandy Nolan’s Soap Box: Real Dolls Are a Game Changer

Why don’t girls like their bodies? Body hatred is the dominant theme of most popular magazines re-inforcing the fact that our perpetual state of discontent moves content. Actually it is the content. This one got fat. This one got...


Coffee with Kids

Vivienne Pearson Whether your poison is a latte, an extra-strong-long-macchiato-with-soy or a non-caffeinated hot chocolate, going out for ‘coffee’ is about far more than the drink. This is even more so once you have kids in tow. It’s a chance...


Young animators shine on Ballina’s big screen

A group of up and coming local indigenous animators were excited to see their first films on the big screen at Ballina Fair Cinemas on Tuesday night.

Nurses and midwives rally during Health Inquiry in Lismore

Nurses and midwives will be holding lunchtime rallies across the Northern Rivers calling for nurse-to-patient ratios and highlighting widespread issues being exposed at the rural health inquiry, which is due to hear submissions today in Lismore.

‘Influencers’ – just another advertising platform…

The question being asked by many consumers is 'are influencers genuinely promoting products that they like and believe in, or is it just more advertising?

Professor Offord makes Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ocean Shores resident and Emeritus Professor, Baden Offord, has been named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List, ‘For distinguished service to tertiary education in the field of human rights, social justice, and cultural diversity’.