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Police raid ‘unauthorised events’ in national parks

Police say that eleven people have been charged following unauthorised gatherings held at national parks on the weekend.

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Future vision

History is a curious thing. We often look back on history as a series of events. Looking closer it...

Can we inoculate against the racism virus?

Like many others, I watched with interest the recently screened ABC documentary, The School that Tried to End Racism.

The Glasshouse

A driving holiday, inland from Byron, often serves as a healthy reminder that we’re spoilt for choice here with...

End the cult

A military conflict between China and the USA would very likely result in global nuclear war, a major setback...

Police call for busking ban, backed by Byron mayor

Have you noticed that the streets of Byron Bay have been a less tuneful and colourful place in the past week or so?

Vale Frank Mills OAM 26.5.1928 – 3.10.2021

Frank Mills was a natural raconteur. So it was no surprise when his family found a folder labelled The Story of Frank Mills.  It contained this story (which his granddaughter has slightly edited) and two poems, with the instructions: ‘Not to be read until I’m dead’

July 15, 2015

Issue 30.05

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It’s Spuh-lendid!

IT'S HE-ERE YAY! There is so much fun-ness to be had this weekend at Splendour in the Grass and we have THE event lift-out for you right here!

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Julia Gillard among stellar guests at Byron writers festival

The countdown to Australia’s largest regional literary event has begun, with the recent unveiling of the full 2015 Byron Bay Writers Festival program.

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No place funny as home

Home Truths by Mandy Nolan (Finch Publishing $24.99) Review by Lisa Walker Home Truths is Mandy Nolan’s third comedic memoir. Following hot on the heels of Boyfriends We’ve All Had (But Shouldn’t Have) and What I Would Do If I Were...

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Coastal expert warns of rock wall dangers

Bored with the Belongil rock wall yabber yabber? You bet – but part of the reason it’s dragged on for so long has been the lack of authority within the debate. Now the head of the NSW Coastal Panel has had his say.

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Geckos go Greek in Shand

The scene at Lomath Oval for the Shand Series was a bit like act one, scene one of Macbeth (a blasted heath).

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Mixed fortunes for Byron Rams

Another weekend of mixed fortunes for the Northern Hotel Byron Bay Rams saw the Premiers extend their championship lead to seven points while the Reserve grade slipped from the top rung of the ladder for the first time this season.

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Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei. New Premier, Dominic Perrottet is...

Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating, Ocean Shores