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June 21, 2021

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Vaccine passports

David Warth, Byron Bay Vaccine passports, aka certificates, are now sitting in the wings waiting to be taken up by state...

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Interview with The Buckleys

Sitting with The Buckleys, you know they are siblings. They have this natural ease and fluidity with each other. A lack of self-consciousness. A lot of love, but you also know they keep each other in check.

Save Waterlily park

Tina Petroff, Waterlily Playscape Inc. For decades our local voluntary committees in Ocean Shores (OS) have fought for basic needs for...

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.

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

You Can Close Your Eyes

There is a beautiful James Taylor song (‘You Can Close Your Eyes’) that commences with the words; Oh, the sun is surely sinking down, But the moon is slowly rising. 

Localisation fantasy

Boyd Kellner, Newrybar The world’s richest person, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth from $130 billion to $186...

November 25, 2015

Issue 30.24

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In this Issue:

Secret In Their Eyes

https://youtu.be/N3b0PFCrayE Review by John Campbell At the end of To Kill A Mockingbird, Atticus and Judge Taylor decide between themselves that Boo Radley need not face the court after killing Bob Ewell. That we all agreed suggests that our hunger for...


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

https://youtu.be/n-7K_OjsDCQ Review by John Campbell You know that an epic is running out of steam when the director resorts to a cheap thrill that is as superfluous as it is irrelevant. Well into the last stage of Katniss Everdeen’s heroic opus...


Live Music Round-up – November 27, 2015

Beccy set for Bangalow! Australian country music’s poster girl Beccy Cole is without question one of the great live entertainers in Australia and continues to deliver sensation performances that leave you stomping your feet, clapping your hands and yelling for...


Doin’ it for the Mo

The final of the Movember Brunz Big Bash is on tonight at Stan Thompson Oval, Brunswick Heads between the Black Salmon Roosters and the Ocean Shores Clubbers.


Culture Round-up – November 26, 2015

Bangalow welcomes new theatre company! The recently formed Bangalow Theatre Company get ready to stage their first-ever major production The Drowsy Chaperone at the Bangalow A&I Hall this week. Hailed by New York magazine as ‘the perfect Broadway musical’, The Drowsy...


Heroic effort by youth league

Down several key players for last Thursday’s round of the Summer Youth League, Byron Bay’s SAE-Qantm boys struggled to find their rhythm – and the Goonellabah net.


Etheridge’s call to change

Rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist – Melissa Etheridge has been speaking her truth since her self-titled debut release in 1988. Passionate about the need to embrace global change, Etheridge was personally asked by Al Gore to write the title...


Nick Xenophon speaks out against Coles and Woolworths

Senator Nick Xenophon didn’t hold back at a recent forum conducted by Northern Rivers Foods that considered food retailing trends and the impact of the food duopoly of Coles and Woolworths.


Girls like playing soccer best

Over the last 12 months, soccer has overtaken swimming as the most popular sporting activity among Australian kids, with one in two children aged 6–13 now playing the Beautiful Game.


Bali’s volcanic flight risk

Story and photos: Tracey Davis With the holidays just around the corner, Bali’s surf beaches promise a well-deserved break. What might prove the best holiday decision, however, is to give yourself peace of mind in case...


Failure after failure

Keith Duncan, Pimlico One policy failure after another; what does it take for ‘shifty’ Morrison to come clean, show leadership, and finally accept responsibility? He had three...

New case of COVID-19 in Brisbane

Queensland has recorded one new case of COVID-19 in the community yesterday, with contact tracing underway after an international cabin crew member tested positive.

Mental health workshop for girls in Lennox

The mental health organisation Beautiful Minds is holding a one day workshop for pre-teen girls in Lennox Head on Sunday 27 June 2021.

Morrison’s craven cave to the QAnon cult – can he squirm out of this one too?

Monday night’s Four Corners program on ABC explained that two Australian lackeys of the American cult called QAnon – Tim Stewart and his son Jesse – are pushing the cult’s terrible excuse for a belief system.